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Thursday August 11

13:31
Siri Offers Humorous Responses to Questions About Hit Game...

Apple's virtual assistant Siri is known for offering up funny responses to a range of questions, and Apple's Siri team often puts time and effort into providing Siri with answers and comments on current events. This summer, augmented reality game Pokémon Go has become a worldwide phenomenon, and as discovered on Reddit and by 9to5Mac, Siri will now answer questions about the hit game.

A question like "Siri, what's your favorite Pokémon?" receives answers like "That yellow species with an electrostatic tail of variable lengths is rather cute" or "Polymaths prefer Poliwags." Asking Siri if it likes Pokémon Go also results in humorous answers like "I like pocket monsters. Pocket assistants, too."

Because Siri draws in...

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13:14
Apple Invents New Digital Crown Feature that Could Rotate...

Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals a possible future Apple Watch or iOS device feature associated with a digital crown. Today the digital crown is used primarily to zoom in and out of maps and apps, it acts as a home button and it's used to scroll menu items. In their latest invention, Apple illustrates how the digital crown will ....

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09:51
Apple Advances their Work on a Future Scrollable-Like Digi...

In October 2014 Patently Apple presented a patent report titled "Apple Surprises us with an Exciting Invention Revealing a Next Generation Digital Periodical Device using Flexible Displays." Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple today that reveals their continuing work on this invention that could one day lead to a scrollable-like device.

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08:02
iPhone 7 Display Photos Show Reversed Orientation, Usual H...

Mobile phone repair firm GeekBar continues to share photos of iPhone 7 components on its Weibo page, with the latest set showing off the display assembly for the device. One photo in particular is interesting because it includes the display assembly paired with a front panel for the device, revealing that the display is mounted upside down compared to previous iPhone models.

iPhone 7 display and front panel photographed upside down

The iPhone's display and digitizer flex cables have traditionally come from the top edge of the display, routing toward connectors in the top portion of the iPhone's main logic board. The 3D Touch chip built into the display assembly on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus is also located near the...

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07:17
CVS Launches Barcode-Based 'CVS Pay' in Lieu of...

Apple Pay holdout CVS today introduced CVS Pay, a new barcode-based mobile payment solution that integrates payment, prescription pickup, and its ExtraCare loyalty program into a single scan at checkout. CVS Pay is built into the newly updated CVS Pharmacy app for iOS and Android devices.

CVS Pay works with all major U.S. credit cards, including MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express, in addition to debit, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account cards. All verifications for prescriptions and payment like a signature or PIN occur within the CVS Pharmacy app.

After adding their credit or debit cards to the app, customers can show the store associate a barcode, or pickup number at drive-thru locations, to...

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07:13
Apple Invents an Apple Watch Band with Embedded Haptics

Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals a future Apple Watch band having embedded haptic actuators to provide users with stronger feedback to notices and more.

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06:54
Apple Re-Hires Flipboard Co-Founder Evan Doll for Continue...

Apple has re-hired software engineer Evan Doll to help the company "develop more health-related software," according to information spotted by Bloomberg on Doll's LinkedIn account. Specifically, Doll is now a director of health software engineering at Apple, a position which he began sometime in July, but his profile information doesn't provide any further details into his role at the company.

The software engineer worked at Apple from 2003 to 2009, helping create and develop the software operating system for the iPhone. In 2009, he left Apple and co-founded magazine app Flipboard with Mike McCue. Similar to Apple News, Flipboard curates content and stories tailored to each user's personal tastes and...

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06:16
Apple Continues to Hint at a Touch Screen for MacBooks

Today the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals their ongoing work towards using a touch screen on a MacBook.

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05:38
New High-Resolution Photos Depict Gold iPhone 7 and iPhone...

A new collection of high-resolution images depicting iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus dummy units have been shared online today (via Letem svetem Applem) [Google Translate].

The photos originated from mobile peripheral website Topp Ten, which claimed that in addition to the usual color options of Rose Gold, Gold, and Silver, Apple will offer the new iPhone in a variant of Blue. This resurfaces a rumor from earlier in the summer, which was believed to ultimately be a mistake and that this "Deep Blue"...

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05:04
For the First Half of 2016, MacBooks Shipments are Down 23...

In July we posted a report titled "Without a Mac Refresh, Apple's PC Shipments Fell the Steepest of all PC Vendors in Q2." Gartners report in July for PC shipments claimed that with the exception of Apple falling 9.3% in Q2 2016, North America PC Shipments actually increased for the first time in five quarters overall. This week TrendForce published a report specifically covering worldwide notebook shipments ...

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03:25
Apple Invents a New Health Wearable Device that Measures E...

Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals a possible new wearable device beyond Apple Watch that could be in the works that has the capability of recording electrocardiographic signals,...

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02:10
Apple Announces the Apple World Trade Center Opening Next...

Apple has officially announced that the Apple World Trade Center Store will open on August 16, 2016 at 12 noon in lower Manhattan, New York City. It will mark the tenth Apple Store in NYC.

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Wednesday August 10

14:05
How TSMC Won Back Exclusivity With Apple for the A10 Chip...

Last year, MacRumors covered the potential reasoning for Apple's rumored return to having a single partner for Apple A-series chip production with the A10 after having both Samsung and TSMC produce versions of the Apple A9.

Since then, TSMC confirmed in conference call comments that its chip packaging changes have led to improvements of 20 percent in both speed and packaging thickness and 10 percent in thermal performance. This has a number of implications for future device performance and future foundry partner selection for Apple.

First, it is helpful to understand why InFO-WLP (Integrated Fan-Out Wafer-Level Packing) is such an important development for Apple's mobile processors. Typically, chips as large as CPUs or mobile SoCs have been attached via "flip-chip" methods which...

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13:37
Apple's ConnectED Program Has Helped Over 32,000 Stud...

Apple today announced that its ConnectED program, which saw the company donating $100 million in products to schools and teachers across the country, has impacted the lives of more than 30,000 students.

As of the 2016-2017 school year, there are 32,145 students at underserved public schools who have received iPads from Apple to bolster their education. Teachers have received more than 9,042 Macs and iPads and Apple has helped to install 189 miles of internet cable in schools.

Along with equipment, Apple sends Professional Learning Specialists to schools around the country to help administrators, teachers, and students get the most out of the technology.

The latest school to join Apple's ConnectED program is the Carver Elementary School in Indianola, Mississippi, the...

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09:24
First Photo of Apple's A10 Chip for iPhone 7 Appears...

Less than one month before Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Chinese repair shop GeekBar has shared the first photo of what appears to be the next-generation A10 chip destined for the smartphones on Weibo. The number of pins appears to be consistent with the A9 chip's 64-bit LPDDR4 interface.

While the photo could easily be faked, the chipset is labeled with a 1628 date code, corresponding with mid-July production. Additionally, GeekBar has accurately leaked components for unreleased Apple products in the past, including the iPhone 6s display assembly and iPhone 6 schematics showing a 128GB storage option.

What is...

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09:07
The Politics of Opening an Apple Retail Store in India Con...

It's taking forever and a day for Apple to get the green light to open a Flagship store in India, but today India’s finance minister has approved a proposal ...

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07:36
Malware and Ransomware still a Huge Problem for Android Us...

A Korean report painfully reports today that it has been found that the hacking attacks targeting Android-based mobile devices are rapidly diversifying these days.

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07:29
Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi Discuss Maps and 'Learni...

Continuing from an interview with Tim Cook and Eddy Cue earlier in the week, Fast Company today posted a lengthy new interview session with Cue and Craig Federighi, in which the two discussed Apple Maps, the legacy of Apple devices, and "learning from Apple's failures."

Both Cue and Federighi admitted that everyone who works at the company has "to be honest with ourselves" whenever mistakes are brought up by the public, usually following new product or software launches. While some may see this as an exponentially increasing problem with Apple, Cue points out that the quality...

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06:58
Security Researcher Demonstrates his Hack of Samsung Pay w...

A Korean report was surprised to reveal that at the computer security conference “Black Hat,” held in Las Vegas in August, a security researcher Salvador Mendoza demonstrated stealing the credit card information from a purchase made by Samsung Pay with a simple device ...

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06:57
Apple's Notebook Shipments Rise 30% on Strength of Ne...

Apple's notebook shipments, including 12-inch MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro models, totaled an estimated 3.3 million in the June quarter of the 2016 calendar year, compared to an estimated 2.5 million in the March quarter, according to new data published by market research firm TrendForce.

TrendForce attributed the 30.3% sequential increase to the release of new 12-inch MacBook models in April. The ultra-thin notebooks were updated with faster Skylake processors, up to 25% faster Intel HD 515 graphics, faster PCIe-based flash storage, an additional hour of battery life, and faster 1866 MHz memory.Apple’s MacBook...

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06:26
In Q2 2016 Apple's iPhone 6s/6s Plus Number One Selli...

The latest smartphone OS data from Kantar shows that iOS returned to growth in the US and EU5 (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom), accounting for ...

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05:45
Apple Tells Australian Commission that Three Top Banks are...

To say that Apple is having trouble getting Apple Pay off the ground successfully in Australia would be an understatement.

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04:50
MacBook Pro Lineup Set For 'Most Significant Overhaul...

Apple is about to unveil the most significant overhaul of its MacBook Pro lineup in over four years, according to people familiar with the matter (via Bloomberg).

Today's claim appears in the second report from the news outlet this week professing insider information on Apple's upcoming product plans.

Consistent with previous rumors, the article says the updated notebooks are thinner and will include a touchscreen strip along the top of the keyboard, which is expected to present functions on an as-needed basis that fit the current task or application, as well as integrate Touch ID to...

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04:05
Law Firm that Handles Apple Patents Claims that the Vehicl...

Yesterday the U.S. Patent Office published granted patent 9,409,599 which was listed to the credit of Apple Inc. Apple is clearly noted as the assignee as shown in our cover gaphic above with the correct headquarters noted as Cupertino, CA. The law firm of Morrison & Foerster LLP which has filed many Apple patents in the past now claims ...

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02:32
Apple Lambasts Australian Banks Over Call For iPhone NFC A...

Apple has strongly criticized an attempt by three of Australia's big banks to jointly negotiate a deal over access to the iPhone's NFC mobile payment hardware, claiming it would compromise security and scupper innovation in the field (via Financial Review).

In a clear opprobrium of Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank (NAB), and Westpac, Apple told the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that "allowing the banks to form a cartel to collectively dictate terms to new business models and services would set a troubling precedent and delay the introduction of new, potentially disruptive technologies."

The three banks lodged a joint application with anti-trust regulators last month to negotiate with Apple over gaining...

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Tuesday August 9

13:56
iOS 10 Beta 5 Tidbits: New Lock Screen Sound, Widget Tweak...

Apple today released new versions of iOS 10 to both developers and public beta testers, and as with any major beta update, there are several small changes and tweaks that have been implemented as Apple works to refine the operating system ahead of its release this fall.

Today's update, available as an over-the-air download for those who installed the first four betas or the beta configuration profile, features a new Lock screen sound, tweaks to the Control Center and widgets screen, and more.

We've rounded up some of the biggest changes in beta five in the video below, so make sure to check it out to get a quick look at what's changed. We're also listing all of the changes in the post below.

Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos.

Smart...

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13:37
Apple Granted 80 Patents Today Covering a Next-Gen iPhone...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 80 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's inventions for an advanced iPhone dock and new earphone bend switches. On the design patent front we cover the iPhone 4S, an Apple Store Apple Watch case with chargers built into every pod ...

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13:21
Refurbished 12.9-Inch iPad Pro Now Available From Apple On...

Apple today added refurbished 12.9-inch iPad Pro models to its online store for refurbished products, 10 months after the tablet first became available for purchase.

There is not yet a dedicated section for the iPad Pro in the refurbished store, but iPad Pro models can be seen on the main iPad page by scrolling to the bottom of the site, as was first noticed by iPhone in Canada.

Apple is offering a range of 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, all of which are available at a 14 to 15 percent discount. For the entry-level 32GB model, the discount drops the price from $799 to $679, a savings of $120.

Apple's refurbished prices quite don't match some of the lowest...

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11:30
Apple Wins a Patent for Greatly Advancing 3D Parallax Effe...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 80 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we focus on Apple's invention regarding 3D user interface effects on an iPhone or iPad that could take Apple's current parallax effects to a whole new level based on a stereoscopic camera or 3D camera coming to at least the iPhone 7 Plus next month.

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09:57
Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of macOS Sierra to Developers [Upda...

Apple today released the fifth beta of macOS Sierra, the newest operating system designed for the Mac, to developers. macOS Sierra beta 5 comes one week after the release of the fourth beta and approximately two months after the software was first unveiled at Apple's 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference.

Developers can download today's beta update through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store or through the Apple Developer Center.

macOS Sierra is a major update that brings Siri to the Mac for the first time, allowing users to conduct voice searches to quickly find files, look up information, and more. New Continuity features offer an "Auto Unlock" option for unlocking a Mac with an...

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09:46
Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of iOS 10 to Developers [Update: Al...

Apple today seeded the fifth beta of iOS 10 to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the fourth beta and approximately two months after first unveiling the new operating system at its 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference.

iOS 10 beta 5 is available as an over-the-air download to those who installed the first four betas or the beta configuration profile and it's available for direct download via Apple's Developer Center.

iOS 10 is a major iOS update with a ton of new features and design tweaks, including a new Lock screen experience with 3D Touch-enabled notifications, a more easily accessible camera, a redesigned Control Center, and a new widgets screen. According to Apple, iOS 10 is the company's biggest iOS update ever released.

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08:45
Apple Partners With South Korean Company to Develop Hollow...

Last year, it was reported that Apple has poached Samsung engineers to develop battery technologies for its widely rumored electric vehicle, and now another unnamed South Korean company may be involved with the project.

Korean site ETNews now reports that a small Korean battery company, which comprises 20 or so employees described as "expert technologists in batteries," has been tapped to co-develop batteries for the so-called Apple Car.

Apple is planning to independently develop its own batteries for electric vehicles based on the Korean company's patented hollow battery technology, according to the report. They are described as cylindrical lithium-ion secondary batteries with a thickness of two fingers and uniquely hollow centers.Because batteries...

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08:29
Apple Granted a Patent for their Reinvented MacBook with U...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 80 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. One of the patents issued to Apple today covers their new 2015 Reinvented MacBook with USB-C, new keyboard and ...

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08:01
Apple Granted a Patent for Color Balancing Underwater Phot...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 80 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. One of the granted patents issued to Apple today covers Apple's invention for underwater photography editing tools ...

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06:59
Foxconn Developing Glass Casing and OLED Displays Ahead of...

Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn is developing glass casings and OLED displays for smartphones in an attempt to secure orders for the tenth-anniversary iPhone next year, according to Japanese website Nikkei.

The report claims Foxconn has been developing glass chassis for at least one year, and developing its own OLED display technologies through its Sharp acquisition. It would be competing with Samsung, and China's Biel Crystal and Lens Technology, to win orders.

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Apple will switch to non-aluminum casing, with glass being the most...

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06:21
Apple Granted their Second Fuel Cell System Patent for Dev...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 80 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's second granted patent relating to systems that use fuel cells to provide electrical power. More specifically, the disclosed embodiments relate to a fuel cell system which is designed to both provide electrical power to and receive electrical power from a portable computing device.

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05:18
Apple Granted a Patent for a Curved Glass iPhone with Acti...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 80 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's invention for a future iPhone that will have a curved display forming active sidewalls with virtual buttons. It's been rumored for months that Apple's 2017 anniversary iPhone will ...

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04:11
Apple Granted a Patent for the iPad Pro's Continuous...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 80 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's invention relating to the iPad Pro's "Continuous handwriting UI."

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03:22
Surprise! Apple Granted their First Vehicle Related Patent

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 80 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. This is Apple's first patent clearly indicating that they are inventing some kind of future vehicle. This particular invention covers a steering device for an articulated vehicle.

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Monday August 8

15:20
Samsung Plans to Focus on New Profits from Next-Gen Auto C...

About a year ago a rumor of Apple building a car surfaced and since then there have been many reports on the subject including one that we ran in April about a small secret Apple team in Germany representing Project Titan. Rumors surfaced shortly thereafter that Samsung too wanted to push into the auto technology ...

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13:07
FCC Demands AT&T Refund $7 Million in Unauthorized Cha...

The FCC's enforcement bureau announced today it has reached a settlement with AT&T that will see the carrier pay $7.75 million for allowing scammers to charge thousands of customers approximately $9 per month for a sham directory assistance service.

AT&T has agreed to issue full refunds to all current and former customers who received unauthorized third-party charges from January 2012 onwards. The refunds are expected to total $6.8 million, while AT&T will also pay a $950,000 fine to the U.S. Treasury.

The scam was uncovered by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration while investigating two Cleveland-area companies Discount Directory, Inc. (DDI) and Enhanced Telecommunications Services (ETS) for drug-related crimes and money laundering. During the investigation, DEA officials discovered financial documents related to the scam that primarily targeted small...

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11:34
Apple Accused by Russia's Federal Anti-Monopoly Servi...

According to a new report, Russia has accused Apple of allegedly fixing retail prices of its iPhones in the country. Russia's Federal Anti-monopoly Service (FAS) said Monday

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10:24
In New Interview Tim Cook Talks Up Services & iPhone b...

For Apple fans, there's an interesting yet long winded article out today by Fast Company. If you're new to Apple, the article will definitely fill in some of the blanks about selective parts of the company's history very nicely.

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05:36
The iPhone 7's Pressure Sensitive Home Button Support...

In April a Chinese site posted an iPhone 7 rumor report wherein one of the features that they noted would be coming was the Home Button switching to 'direct induction' (pressure sensitive). The idea of a pressure sensitive Home button surfaced in an Apple patent filing in February ...

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Sunday August 7

12:08
Samsung Seeks to Mimic the Apple Store Experience & Ta...

In the Apple vs. Samsung trial Apple pointed to Samsung 'slavishly copying' the iPhone. This week we posted a report titled "Samsung Caught Using Apple Watch Design Figures in a Recent Patent Filing." Not that it's against the law, unless they actually sell an identical product, that is, but simply including Apple drawings of the Apple Watch in an IP filing shows their engineering madness of wanting to copy and/or beat Apple at everything they make. This week we learned about Samsung's next generation retail store in Manhatten that is out to copy the Apple Store experience.

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09:40
Chinese Smartphone Players make Apple Look like a Trend Fo...

In a new Financial Times (FT) report about Apple in China titled "Apple Wilts in Hot China Smartphone market," they spoke with Xiang Ligang, an expert on China’s telecommunications sector. Ligang thinks that Apple now faces a challenge in "keeping itself interesting" in China, namely namely because Apple is "looking like a trend follower these days," ...

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06:37
Apple Updates 'Made for Apple Watch' Trademark t...

With Apple Watch 2 coming this fall that may be thinner, introduce a FaceTime camera and provide cellular connectivity independent from the iPhone, Apple is expecting more developers to be introducing new accessories.

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Saturday August 6

10:42
25 Years Ago Today the First Website went Live using a NeX...

Although it seems like a lifetime ago, it's on this day 25 years ago that the world's first website went live to the public. The site, created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, was a basic text page with hyperlinked words that connected to other pages. The first web page was launched from his NeXT computer ...

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09:25
Apple Granted Three 'Apple Music' Design Patents...

Yesterday the Hong Kong Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple three Apple Music design patents that they published this morning. The designs cover ...

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Thursday August 4

16:56
Apple Launches Bug Bounty Program, Offers Up to $200,000 f...

At today's Black Hat Conference, an annual event designed for the global InfoSec community, Apple's head of security engineering Ivan Krstic announced the launch of a bug bounty program that will see Apple paying money to individuals who discover major bugs and security flaws in the company's software.

Many major technology companies like Google and Microsoft offer bug bounty programs to encourage people to discover and report major vulnerabilities, but until now, Apple has declined to provide a similar program.

At #BlackHat2016, Apple just announced a new Security Bounty program and has promised to prioritize pushing updates. pic.twitter.com/1jXW1tNMrb

— Jay Freeman (saurik) (@saurik)...

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15:06
Recent Samsung Patent Filing Includes Images of Apple Watc...

In a recent patent filing detailing smart watch band swapping mechanisms, Samsung appears to have cut some corners and borrowed a few familiar looking images from Apple.

The South Korean company’s patent application for a “Wearable Device” features several design drawings of the Apple Watch that appear to be based on Apple Watch marketing materials and images, as was discovered by Patently Apple and ...

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14:36
Apple Reportedly Working on a Next-Gen TV-Guide-like App

Apple has started talking to TV programmers and other video companies about creating a digital TV guide that would work on both Apple TV boxes and other Apple devices, like iPhones, according to a new report.

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12:54
Apple Working on Digital Television Guide for Apple TV

Apple is working with television content providers and video companies to create a universal digital TV guide for the Apple TV and iOS devices, reports Recode.

Apple's goal is to help users discover all of the different television channels that are available through dedicated apps from companies like HBO, Netflix, and ESPN without the need to open up each app. The digital TV guide would also include a feature allowing users to play TV shows and movies with one click.

Last year, after Apple shelved its plans for a streaming television service, it shifted its strategy to the tvOS App Store, positioning it as a way for content providers to share their own content on Apple's platform. Apple...

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12:09
Revamped Apple Store iOS App With 'For You' Reco...

As expected, Apple has just released its revamped Apple Store iOS app, bringing along a new "Discover" tab that takes into account each user's previous purchases so it can curate content from the company's online storefront in order to recommend what to buy next. The update for the Apple Store app introduces a universal functionality for both iPhone and iPad devices as well, along with a redesigned interface.The newly redesigned Apple Store app is a more personal way to shop for the latest Apple products and accessories. Get recommendations based on the Apple products you already own. Find out which accessories are compatible with your devices. Easily upgrade to a new iPhone from your current one. Keep track of your orders wherever you go. And reserve a spot in an upcoming workshop or event.

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11:56
iPhone 7 Display Features Dual Sensor Cutouts and Longer,...

With the launch of the iPhone 7 fast approaching, images of device components are leaking out at a rapid pace. This morning, we saw what appeared to be a functional iPhone 7 model running Apple's SwitchBoard prototyping software, and now an image depicting what's said to be the front panel of the iPhone 7 has surfaced on Weibo.

The panel looks distinctly different than the front panel of the iPhone 6s, with a longer and wider earpiece that's closer in proximity to the camera cutout and two sensor cutouts towards the top of the device. Also included is a home button cutout at the bottom of the panel.

Curiously, the alleged front panel does not look like the front panel that was seen in the photos and...

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11:30
Apple and IBM Launched a New Global Development Hub called...

IBM partnered with Apple in July 2014 to transform enterprise mobility through a new class of 'made for business' apps, bringing IBM's big data and analytics capabilities to Apple devices in the enterprise. Today we're learning that Apple and IBM have launched a global development hub ...

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10:26
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Gives Apple the Green...

In June we reported that Apple had quietly created an energy subsidiary, 'Apple Energy' LLC, that was registered in Delaware but run from its Cupertino headquarters. Today a report states that Apple could now begin selling power ...

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10:03
Apple Releases iOS 9.3.4 With Important Security Fix [Upda...

Apple today released an iOS 9.3.4 update for the iOS 9 operating system, just over two weeks after releasing iOS 9.3.3 and less than two months before we expect to see the public release of iOS 10, currently in beta testing.

iOS 9.3.4 is available immediately via an over-the-air download on all devices running iOS 9.

According to Apple's release notes, iOS 9.3.4 provides "an important security update" and is recommended for all iOS 9 users.

iOS 9.3.4 is likely to be the last update to iOS 9, with iOS 10 coming in September alongside new iOS devices.

iOS 10 brings a slew of new features, including a revamped Lock screen experience, an overhauled Messages app with new functionality and its own App Store, a new...

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09:52
Calvin Klein, Bentley Motors & 100 Designers Side with...

A group of design industry professionals told the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday that Apple deserved the hundreds of millions of dollars in damages Samsung Electronics paid for infringing patented designs of the iPhone, because ....

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09:28
Launch of Revamped Apple Store iOS App Appears Imminent

It appears that Apple's revamped Apple Store app for iOS is set to go live at any moment, as signs of the new app have begun appearing on Apple's sites and in the App Store.

As noted on Twitter, a new featured banner promoting the app with a color-reversed icon has gone live on the Turkish App Store, while we also spotted it in the United Arab Emirates App Store. The banner text promotes "the new Apple Store app" with "shopping designed around you."

Earlier today, Apple also added a new "Easily track your order" section to its Shipping and Pickup page, showing off a partial order tracking screen.

The new app should be going live shortly, but Apple has not made any official...

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08:48
Gwyneth Paltrow to Serve as Mentor in Apple's 'P...

Academy Award winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow has been named a mentor for Apple's upcoming "Planet of the Apps" (casting website) competition show, alongside hip-hop artist will.i.am and tech investor Gary Vaynerchuk, according to Variety.“Developing and launching a business based on your own original idea can be exhilarating, but intimidating,” Paltrow said in a statement. “This is a great opportunity to be part of a series that lets us use our experiences to help app developers break through and create viable businesses that will impact peoples’ lives.”The reality TV series, co-produced by Apple and Propagate Content's Ben Silverman and Howard Owens, will be an unscripted program about apps and the people who make them. Apple is...

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08:29
Samsung Caught Using Apple Watch Design Figures in a Recen...

Samsung Gear came to market in 2013 and it offered a camera and speaker built right into it's one and only band and clasp design. After Apple introduced the Apple Watch with multiple band options and its quick and easy install mechanism for changing the bands, Samsung set out to copy that idea as quickly as they possibly could. In a patent application that surfaced today ...

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08:07
First Video of Working iPhone 7 Shows Camera in Action

After sharing photos of the first powered on and fully functional iPhone 7 earlier, Chinese firm GeekBar has created a brief accompanying video that shows the smartphone's camera in action for the first time.

The individual who recorded the video can be seen panning over his MacBook and other desk objects with the iPhone 7 view finder open. The smartphone appears to be running Apple's internal testing software SwitchBoard, rather than a public version of iOS.

The short 25-second clip is too blurry to provide an accurate look at the expected camera improvements on the iPhone 7, but it does confirm that the overall design of the device seen in leaked photos is very likely the real deal.

In particular, that design is expected to include no...

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07:27
Photos Show First Functional, Powered On iPhone 7

While several photos depicting what is believed to be the iPhone 7 have surfaced in recent months, most if not all of the components have been early prototypes, design molds, or well-designed Chinese counterfeits. A new series of photos have leaked, however, that quite possibly could be the real deal.

The first photos of what is claimed to be a real, fully assembled iPhone 7, shared by GeekBar on Chinese microblogging service Weibo, show the smartphone in a powered on state running Apple's internal testing software called SwitchBoard. The photos were first spotted and vetted by French website NWE.

The device itself lines up with previous photos,...

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06:36
Dieter Rams and Over 100 Top Designers File Amicus in Supp...

Calvin Klein, Dieter Rams, Norman Foster, and over 100 of the world's leading design professionals have filed a lengthy amicus brief [PDF] in support of Apple in an over five year old patent lawsuit against rival Samsung.

Apple was awarded nearly $1 billion in damages in 2012 after Samsung was found to have copied the "look and feel" of the iPhone, but a significant part of the decision was reversed in 2015, leaving Samsung owing $548 million -- a sum that Samsung has paid but continues to appeal. The patent lawsuit began back in 2011 and has since...

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04:30
Apple Inventions Cover Dual Lens iPhone 7 Camera, Waterpro...

While there wasn't a knockout patent filing today that could really wow us, there were several smaller inventions that could possibly interest various Apple Fan niches. For instance, our cover graphic shows us a dual camera lens system that will debut on the iPhone 7. The patent ...

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04:03
Apple's Huge Investment in Didi Chuxing Was Behind Ub...

Over the weekend we reported that Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing had agreed to acquire the Chinese operations of rival Uber in a deal worth $35 billion.

In a Reuters story filed yesterday, sources close to both companies revealed that Apple's $1 billion investment in Didi Chuxing was the driving factor in Uber's decision to agree to the deal, in return for a one-fifth stake in a bigger Didi.

"The Apple investment is one of the factors that influenced the decision," a person close to the companies told Reuters on condition of anonymity. "Both sides raised enormous amounts of capital. They were probably thinking this was going to escalate to nuclear warfare, which raised the question: do we...

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02:49
Apple Invents Multi-Device Wireless Disable and Enable Fea...

Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that generally relates to wireless communication between computing devices, and more particularly, in one example, to the selective enabling and disabling of a set of paired devices...

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02:11
Britney Spears new Album Arrives on Apple Music Aug. 26

Late yesterday Britney Spears announced on Twitter that Glory, the pop singer's first album since 2013's Britney Jean, will arrive on August 26th on Apple Music. Fans who preorder the new album on iTunes ...

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Wednesday August 3

15:12
Apple Music for Android Smartphones Only is Finally out of...

Today Apple released a new update to Apple Music for Android at Google Play...

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14:26
Apple Announces a Record Breaking $50 Billion Payout to Ap...

During Apple's Financial Conference Call for Apple's Q3 financials, Cook singled out Services as one of the bright spots for the month. Cook stated Apple saw tremendous performance from their services businesses which grew 19% to a June quarter record of 6 billion dollars. Today Apple's CEO sent out a pair of tweets ...

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13:54
Apple Announces Equal Pay for Equal Work for Women and Min...

In April Recode published a report titled "Silicon Valley women are still paid less than their male counterparts." The latest stats found that American working women on average make 79 cents for every dollar a man earns.Today Apple released their latest improvement in their diversity program and finally announced that they've taken the position of equal pay for equal work for Women.

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13:27
App Store Developer Payout Hits $50 Billion, July Sets Rec...

Apple CEO Tim Cook today announced on Twitter that a new App Store record was set last month, with July seeing Apple's highest ever monthly billings for the App Store and the largest amount of money paid out to developers.

According to Cook, Apple has now paid out more than $50 billion to developers over the lifetime of the App Store, which first launched for the iPhone in 2008, a year after the iPhone was released to the public.

App Store revenue has been growing rapidly over the past several years, with Apple citing its success as the reason behind its steadily increasing services category.

July was a record-breaker for the @AppStore! Highest-ever...

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11:08
Apple's Workforce is Slightly More Diverse This Year

Apple has released updated diversity numbers that reveal its overall workforce, including tech, non-tech, and retail jobs, is 68% male and 32% female as of June 2016, a slight change from a 69%-31% split in 2015.

Apple profiled some of these employees, including Divya, Ryan, Adrienne, Aurelio, Edith, Riad, Charissa, and Kully, and shared a Creating Opportunities page highlighting its diversity programs and partnerships.

Denise Young Smith, Vice President of Worldwide Human Resources at Apple:"Diversity is more than any one gender, race, or ethnicity. It's richly representative of all people, all backgrounds, and all perspectives. It is the entire human experience."Apple's race and ethnicity breakdown among U.S. employees...

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09:27
3GB of RAM Again Rumored for Next iPhone, Likely 5.5-Inch...

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has twice claimed the next 5.5-inch iPhone, tentatively referred to as the iPhone 7 Plus, will carry 3GB of RAM for improved performance, and now DigiTimes says the same in a new report.Increasing built-in memory capacity at next-generation smartphones, including new iPhone devices, will further ramp up demand for memory products in the third quarter, said sources, noting that the mobile DRAM capacity of the next-generation iPhone is expected to increase to 3GB from 2GB previously.The report stops short of specifying whether the 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch, or both iPhone 7 models will have 3GB of...

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07:58
Apple's $29 Billion worth of Device Parts from Japan...

It's being reported in Japan today that Apple stated Tuesday that it sourced parts worth more than ¥3 trillion ($29.2 billion) from a total of 865 Japanese companies in 2015.

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07:05
Time Warner Buys 10 Percent Stake in Hulu to Help Bolster...

Time Warner has officially taken a 10 percent ownership stake in popular streaming service Hulu, joining a list of companies already invested, including Disney, 21st Century Fox and Comcast/NBC Universal. Time Warner is preparing to invest $583 million into Hulu, "implying Hulu is worth nearly $6 billion," as Variety pointed out.

The split now divides Hulu up by 30 percent shares for each of the previous three owners, leaving 10 percent for Time Warner's new co-ownership. The new partner won't directly contribute any of its network shows into Hulu's current services, but it will help bolster the company's upcoming live-streaming service with Time Warner's line up of...

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06:57
India's IT Ministry Intentionally Playing Politics wi...

In June we reported that the Indian Government finally broke with tradition to grant Apple a three year grace period to open flagship Apple Stores in their country with the hope that Apple would by that time manufacture iPhones in India. It's being report today that India's IT Minister Rao informed Parliament ...

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05:07
Apple Music Officially Launches in Israel

Apple Music has launched in Israel. Although the Apple Music website is in English and looks like the American webpage, at the bottom of the page you'll clearly see the flag icon of Israel. Apple's individual plan starts at 19.90 ILS ($5.21) per month, with a family plan costing 29.90 ILS ($7.83). As we reported in June, Apple is continuing...

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00:51
Apple Music Streaming Service Launches in Israel

Apple Music started rolling out across Israel today, over a year after the streaming service was launched in 110 countries simultaneously. The splash screen for a three-month free trial began appearing on Macs and iOS devices for a number of users in the country this morning.

Once the free trial is up, Apple's individual plan starts at 19.90 ILS ($5.21) per month, with a family plan costing 29.90 ILS ($7.83), putting Apple Music at a similar price point as existing services in the country, such as Pelephone Musix.

Rumors that Apple Music was coming to Israel first appeared in November last year, although initially it was thought the service was debuting in the first quarter of 2016.

In June, it was reported that Apple...

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Tuesday August 2

13:25
Samsung Mocks Apple's Decision to Remove the Headphon...

At an event in New York today, Samsung unveiled several new products, including its latest smartphone, the Galaxy Note7. When showing off the phone's features, Samsung execs made it a point to mock Apple and the upcoming iPhone 7, which rumors suggest will not include a headphone jack.

While on stage describing the new Galaxy Note7, Samsung marketing VP Justin Denison made sure to point out that its new device comes with a headphone jack as can be seen in the video below, shared by iPhoneAddict.fr. "What to know what else it comes with?" He asked. "An audio jack. I'm just saying," he added with a smirk as the audience laughed.

Denison didn't mention Apple on stage, but it's clear his headphone jack comments were...

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12:42
Samsung Patents for an Iris Scanner come to Life in the ne...

Patently Mobile filed a report back in November 2013 under our former name Patent Bolt, about one of Samsung's first patents on a Retina Scanner. In January 2015 Patently Mobile posted a second patent report titled "Samsung Advances their Iris Scanning and Recognition System." Today Samsung introduced their new Galaxy Note 7 with an Iris Scanner.

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10:30
Samsung Debuts Galaxy Note7 With New S Pen, Gear VR Headse...

Samsung today hosted a media event in New York City, where it introduced the all-new Galaxy Note7 with an updated S Pen, a new Gear VR headset powered by Oculus, and the Gear 360 camera. All three products will be available in the United States on August 19, with pre-orders starting tomorrow.

The 5.7-inch Galaxy Note7 adopts several design and hardware features of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, including a 2,560×1,440 Super AMOLED dual curved display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core 64-bit 14nm processor, 4GB of RAM, 12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear-facing camera, wireless charging, and IP68-rated waterproofing.

Additionally, the Galaxy Note7 features a built-in iris scanner for unlocking the smartphone with your eyes, 64GB of internal storage expandable up to 256GB with...

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10:02
Apple Releases Third macOS Sierra Public Beta

Apple today released the third public beta of macOS Sierra, the newest operating system designed for the Mac. Today's beta 3 update comes two weeks after the release of the second macOS Sierra public beta and just a day after the launch of the fourth developer beta. The third public beta and the fourth developer beta offer the same features, including more diverse emoji and a redesigned look for many existing emoji.

Beta testers who have signed up for Apple's beta testing program will receive the macOS Sierra beta through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store.

Those who want to be a part of Apple's beta testing program can sign up to participate through the beta testing...

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09:48
Apple Releases Third Public Beta of iOS 10

Apple today released the third public beta of iOS 10 to public beta testers, two weeks after releasing the second iOS 10 public beta and just a day after seeding the fourth developer beta of iOS 10. The third public beta and the fourth developer beta are identical, offering features like new emoji, revamped keyboard sounds, and more.

Beta testers who have signed up for Apple's beta testing program will receive the third iOS 10 beta update over-the-air after installing the proper certificate on their iOS device.

Those who want to be a part of Apple's beta testing program can sign up to participate through the beta testing website, which gives users access to both iOS...

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07:33
Instagram Just Became Snapchat With 'Stories' Th...

Instagram today announced the launch of a new feature called "Instagram Stories," which lets its users post customized images and videos onto their profile, abiding by the ephemeral rule of rival service Snapchat: every post disappears completely within 24 hours. The company said that this lets users not have to "worry about overposting" and clogging up their profile in the process.

Stories will appear in a bar at the top of each user's normal Instagram feed, updating with new posts of all the same friends, family members, and popular accounts they follow. Each time someone posts a new picture or video within their Story, a colorful ring circles their profile picture. Jumping into Stories is as easy as tapping on one of those profile photos, and swiping to move back and forward through each user slideshow.

Today, we’re introducing Instagram Stories, a new feature that lets you share all the moments of your day, not just the...

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06:57
Apple Settles Litigation with Group behind OpenTV

In 2015 OpenTV sued Apple over content streaming as part of an interactive television system and more. One year later and the Swiss based company OpenTV won their case against Apple. Today ...

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06:36
Apple's new iPad Pro Ad nudges us Once Again: Why do...

Yesterday IDC reported that Apple's tablets remain the worldwide leader and the iPad Pro has helped Apple's strengthening position. With that news, Apple launched a new ad campaign to capitalize on the detachable's growing popularity that's well ahead of Microsoft's Suface tablets which didn't even make the top vendors this year.

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04:09
Apple Granted 53 Patents Today Covering Turn-by-Turn Navig...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 53 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's turn-by-turn navigation application and a few design patents ...

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02:13
Apple Granted a Patent for an Accurate 3D Navigation Syste...

Today the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published one of Apple's granted patents for an invention involving a sophisticated 3D mapping and positioning technology. In urban environments where tall buildings surround a mobile device...

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Monday August 1

14:51
Apple Releases New 'What's a Computer?' iPa...

Apple today debuted a new iPad Pro advertisement on its YouTube channel, pointing out all of the things the powerful tablet can do as a computer replacement.

The 30 second spot features the iPad Pro and its accessories, the Apple Pencil and the Smart Keyboard. It features a demonstration of the Apple Pencil being used on the screen and it shows off a few iPad-specific multitasking features including Slide Over multitasking and picture-in-picture.

Just when you think you know what a computer is, you see a keyboard that can just get out of the way. And a screen you can touch... and even write on. When you see a computer that can do all that, it might just make you wonder hey, what else can it do?Apple ends the ad with the tagline "Imagine what your computer could do if your computer was an...

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14:06
iOS 10 Beta 4 Tidbits: Redesigned Emoji and New Emoji Char...

Apple released iOS 10 beta 4 to developers today and as with any major beta update, it includes several small changes and tweaks as Apple aims to refine the operating system ahead of its public release this fall.

Today's update, available as an over-the-air download for those who installed the first three betas or the beta configuration profile, features new emoji, new keyboard sounds, Notification Center tweaks, and more.

We've rounded up all of the new features in beta four in the video below, so make sure to check it out to get a quick look at what's changed. We're also listing all of the changes in the post below.

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12:10
Apple's iPad is Number One Worldwide for Q2 2016 with...

According to IDC's latest tablet report, worldwide tablet shipments, inclusive of slates and detachables, reached 38.7 million in the second quarter of 2016 (2Q16). Growth continued to decline with the market receding 12.3% year over year but less than the decline of 14.7% last quarter. Yet the one constant for all of 2016 thus far is that Apple's iPad remains the number one tablet worldwide.

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11:59
Apple Releases Redesigned 'Apple TV Remote' App

Apple today released an all new Apple TV Remote app for the iPhone and the iPad, which is used to control the fourth-generation Apple TV along with older Apple TV models. Announced at WWDC, the new Remote app has been available for developers since June and was released to the public this afternoon.

The new Remote app, which connects to an Apple TV via Bluetooth, mimics the exact layout of the physical Siri Remote for a navigation experience that's streamlined across different input methods. Its design was inspired by the Siri Remote and is a significant improvement over the previous Apple TV remote app.

When content like movies or music plays, the Remote app features a full "Now Playing" view for control purposes, along with a dedicated Menu button and a Siri button. As with the...

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10:27
iOS 10 Beta 4 Includes Dozens of New Emoji Promoting Gende...

Today's iOS 10 update includes more than 100 new emoji with expanded gender options for a wide range of activities and professions, allowing users to choose a man or a woman when expressing themselves through emoji.

Emoji that previously only featured men, such as the cyclist, swimmer, police officer, and construction worker, are now available for either gender, and emoji that previously featured only women, such as the haircut emoji or the massage emoji, now also feature men. All of the new emoji are also available in a range of different skin tones.

More than one hundred new and redesigned emoji characters will be available to iPhone and iPad users this Fall with iOS 10. This exciting update brings more gender options...

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10:05
Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS Sierra to Developers

Apple today released the fourth beta of macOS Sierra, the newest operating system designed for the Mac, to developers. macOS Sierra beta 4 comes two weeks after the release of the third beta and almost two months after the software was first unveiled at Apple's 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference.

Developers can download today's beta update through the software update mechanism in the Mac App Store or through the Apple Developer Center.

macOS Sierra is a significant update bringing Siri to the Mac for the first time, allowing users to conduct voice searches to quickly find files, look up information, and more. New Continuity features offer an "Auto Unlock" option for unlocking a Mac with an...

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09:46
Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of iOS 10 to Developers

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of iOS 10 to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the third beta and almost two months after first unveiling the new operating system at its 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference.

The iOS 10 beta 4 update is available as an over-the-air download to those who installed the first three betas or the beta configuration profile and it's available for direct download through the Apple Developer Center.

iOS 10 is a major iOS update with ton of new features and design tweaks, including a new Lock screen experience with 3D Touch-enabled notifications, a more easily accessible camera, a redesigned Control Center, and a new widgets screen. According to Apple, iOS 10 is the company's biggest ever iOS update.

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08:24
Former Apple Store Employees Provide Amusing Glimpse Into...

A trio of former Apple Store employees recently delved into some stories of their tenure at various retail locations of the company's well-recognized brand. Although their names were changed to keep their identities a secret, the group which spoke with Thrillist included: Lucas, a Lead Genius with five years of experience; David, who worked part-time as a Sales Specialist for four-and-a-half years; and Tony, a Family Room Specialist for five years at an Apple Store.

Some of the topics tackled by the former Apple employees were Apple's much-discussed secrecy that would sometimes trickle down from corporate, the comical lengths customers went to in order to get a product replaced, and the power dynamics inherent within every Apple Store location. David had some first-hand experience with a particularly extensive reach for secrecy implemented by Apple...

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08:17
VirnetX Stock Plunges as Judge Voids $625.6 Million Verdic...

A federal judge has thrown out a verdict requiring Apple to pay VirnetX Holding $625.6 million for infringing four patents relating to Internet security technology, causing VirnetX's share price to plunge.

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07:42
Apple Working on a New Kind of Speaker System to Support a...

For Apple, making their devices lighter and thinner is an obsession and the lightest of their devices have often been given the 'Air' brand – as in the iPad Air or the MacBook Air. That's a quality trait that consumers want in their mobile devices and Apple is now working on reinventing their audio speakers for a wide range of products, with the iPhone being its main focus in their latest patent filing.

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