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Wednesday May 3

16:48
Apple Watch helped CEO Tim Cook lose 30 pounds




During a Wednesday interview with Jim Cramer, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the constant feedback and health monitoring functions provided by Apple Watch helped him lose 30 pounds.

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16:31
Tim Cook talks AAPL earnings, the future of TV, and...

Apple yesterday announced its Q2 2017 earnings, reporting profits of $11.03 billion on revenues of $52.9 billion. The company sold 50.7 million iPhones, 8.92 million iPads, and 4.19 million Macs. To delve into greater detail, Tim Cook this evening joined Jim Cramer on CNBC’s “Mad Money” for a full sit down interview talking earnings, the future, President Trump, and more.

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16:31
Qualcomm might try to block iPhone shipments over...

The Qualcomm vs. Apple licensing squabble had already gotten messy with lawsuits flying in both directions, but a report by Bloomberg says things could go to the next level soon. That's because according to sources, Qualcomm plans to ask the ITC to b...

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16:10
FBI director Comey backs renewed push for decryption...

If you were hoping that FBI Director James Comey had given up on legislation requiring that companies obey court-ordered decryption requests... you're about to be disappointed. In statements at a Senate committee, Comey supported Senator Dianne Fein...

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16:01
Final Cut Pro X: How to track objects using animated...

If you’d like to add tracked text to Final Cut Pro X, there are many ways to go about doing so. For instance, I used to faux-track objects manually by using keyframes. Needless to say that was quite the tedious endeavor.

Tracking text is easier and much more accurate when using a plugin like MotionVFX’s mCallouts, which is powered by the excellent Mocha Tracking Technology from Imagineer Systems.

There are several packages in the mCallouts series, but each of them contain a heaping helping of callout styles that you can use to add tracked text to the objects in your Final Cut Pro X projects. In this brief hands-on video walkthrough, I’ll show you just how easy it is. more…

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16:00
Apple expands App Analytics developer information...

Apple this evening announced that it is expanding App Analytics in iTunes Connect to display new information related to how customers are discovering applications. The company made the announcement on its official developer blog…

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15:50
Tim Cook announces Apple’s new $1 billion advanced...

During his interview on CNBC’s Mad Money this evening, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced a new $1 billion fund to invest in United States manufacturing jobs. Cook announced the advanced manufacturing fund during the show, but teased that we will hear more about it later this month…

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15:49
Ultimate Edition Linux: Rough Road to a Nice...


Ultimate Edition has a lot going for it. However, the latest release, version 5.4, also reflects numerous missteps that developers of a seasoned Linux distro should avoid. Ultimate Edition is a fork of two popular Debian-based Linux families -- Ubuntu and Linux Mint -- that aimed to take the best of both Linux entities and blend in a fresh mix of visually stimulating features. Ultimate's developers took a path that diverged somewhat from the two new desktop environments that were the hallmarks of its forked heritage.

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15:46
Apple to create $1B 'advanced manufacturing...




Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday said the company has created a $1 billion manufacturing fund that will help create jobs in the U.S.

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15:31
AWT News Update: May 3, 2017

A nice, calm day after the storm of an Apple earnings report. Here's today's news:

  • Apple closed slightly down from yesterday's near-record close
  • Quick! Run to the TV. Tim Cook is on CNBC's Mad Money with Jim Cramer
  • Rumor has it that Inventec is building the alleged Apple Siri speaker that may be announced as soon as next month
  • Beware the Google Docs phishing attack!
  • Enterprise sales are booming for Apple

The text version of the podcast can be viewed below. To listen to the podcast here, click the play button on the player below. Note to Apple News readers: you’ll need to visit Apple World Today in order to listen to the podcast.

Text Version

This is Steve Sande for Apple World Today, and you’re listening to the AWT News Update for May 3rd, 2017.

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15:15
WhatsApp is down worldwide but Facebook is fixing it...

WhatsApp, the encrypted messaging service owned by Facebook, is currently inoperable for people across the globe. A WhatsApp spokesperson tells Engadget that users should sit tight.

"WhatsApp is aware of the issue and working to fix it as soon as po...

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14:57
PSA: WhatsApp suffering from widespread outage,...

Popular messaging service WhatsApp is experiencing a major outage this evening. According to a variety of reports on social media, users are unable to access the service and cannot send or receive any messages…

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14:48
Who needs runways when you've got the Lockheed...

Soldiers on the battlefield could soon have an extra set of eyes watching over them. Lockheed is currently developing a high altitude, long endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial vehicle called the Fury. But unlike other HALE platforms like Boeing's Phanto...

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14:32
Clips for iOS upgraded with improved Live Titles...

Apple has updated its Clips app for iOS devices with improvements to its Live Title feature and more. According to Apple, version 1.0.1:

  • Let’s you tap on Live Title text while playing or paused to edit it;
  • When sharing to a contact with multiple messaging addresses, Clips suggests the address used most frequently;
  • The upgrade offers improved stability and reliability when recording video clips and sharing videos that contain certain posters.

Clips is a free app at the Apple App Store that allows iPhone and iPad users to create “expressive videos.” It lets you combine video clips, photos and music into videos to share with friends through the Messages app, or on Instagram, Facebook and other social networks.

Clips also introduces Live Titles, a feature that lets users create animated captions and titles using just their voice. Effects including comic book filters, speech bubbles, shapes and full-screen animated posters.

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14:32
Qualcomm seeks to block US iPhone imports - report




As a part of the legal battle between the two firms, Qualcomm is reportedly looking to secure a ban on Apple's U.S. iPhone imports -- a move that would financially devastate the Cupertino tech giant if successful.

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14:26
Qualcomm wants iPhones banned from entering the U.S.

I see no chance of this happening, but Qualcomm, hacked off over Apple’s decision to stop paying it billions of dollars in licensing fees for smartphone chips, will ask a U.S. trade agency to ban the imports of iPhones, according to Bloomberg, quoting an unnamed “person familiar with the company’s strategy.

The world’s dominant supplier of baseband processors is purportedly preparing to ask the International Trade Commission to stop the iPhone, which is built in Asia, from entering the country. This threatens “to block Apple’s iconic product from the American market in advance of its anticipated new model this fall,” the article adds.

Apple has filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm, the world’s dominant supplier of baseband...

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14:15
Tesla says it's still on track to build the...

As customers holding pre-orders wait for the Model 3 to arrive, Tesla says everything is proceeding according to plan. In today's Q1 earning report (PDF), the company announced it's still on track to start production in July, and will be able to buil...

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14:11
ecobee3 lite smart thermostat: HomeKit-compatible,...

As part of our continuing coverage of the so-called "Internet of Things" and Apple HomeKit, Apple World Today recently had the opportunity to do a hands-on review of the ecobee3 lite smart thermostat ($169, affiliate link). This thermostat is a lower-cost alternative to the new ecobee4 smart thermostat with Alexa that was just announced today, and for those who don't want a device "listening" to them all the time, it's perfect.

Design

Small & Smart

The old thermostat is at top, while the ecobee3 lite is shown below. There is a LOT more intelligence built into the ecobee3 lite.

The first thing that hit me about the ecobee3 lite was just how small it was. It's just 4.3 inches (109mm) on a side, and the optional room sensors are even smaller -- just 1.7 inches (44mm) on a side. 

The display is one of the clearest LCD touchscreens I've seen outside...

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13:59
Facebook is closing in on 2 billion users

Facebook has had quite a rollercoaster ride so far in 2017. Sure, it managed to go head-to-head with Snapchat and rolled out lots of new features, but it's also faced plenty of scrutiny over fake news and the rise of graphic violence on its live vide...

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13:57
Apple's Clips video app updated with Live Title...




Apple updated its new Clips video editing app on Wednesday, bringing a few user interface improvements like easier Live Title editing and automated sharing suggestions to the social media sharing tool.

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13:46
Report: Qualcomm seeking iPhone import ban in U.S.

The ongoing dispute between Apple and Qualcomm appears to be getting uglier today as Bloomberg reports that the supplier is seeking a ban on iPhone imports in the United States. Last week Qualcomm lowered its profit forecast over Apple withholding royalty payments during the ongoing legal battle between the two companies.

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13:35
Beware phishing emails posing as Google Docs invites...

If you received an out-of-the-blue email purporting to share a Google Docs file, you're not alone -- and whatever you do, don't click the link inside. Many people online, including more than a few journalists, have been bombarded with phishing emails...

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13:33
Have iPhone 8 rumors stopped you from buying a new...

Apple announced yesterday that it sold 50.7 millions iPhones during the most recent quarter which disappointed Wall Street because it was a slight year-over-year drop instead of growth. China performance and a “pause” on iPhone sales are partly “due to the earlier and much more frequent reports about future iPhones” according to Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Supply chain rumors about the so-called iPhone 8 have been surfacing for over a year now — months before the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus debuted — but have they been a factor for you not buying a new iPhone recently?

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13:31
Apple’s first Clips update improves Live Title text...

Apple has released the first update to its new Clips app for iPhone and iPad. The new version improves Live Title text editing and includes a few other changes as well.

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13:18
Google says Uber created a fake company to steal its...

Uber is having a bad year, for sure. In February, Google's parent company Alphabet sued Uber, claiming that it stole proprietary self-driving car technology from Google's Waymo project. The plaintiff's lawyers also claim that the original LLC, Ottomo...

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13:00
Beware of the Google Doc phishing attack

There are two reasons why this thing is so tricky. For one, it looks legit: An invitation to view a Google Document appears to come from an existing contact. But when a person clicks on the link, the attack immediately replicates itself—meaning, it has the potential to spam all of that person’s contacts with the same message. The second reason it’s so tricky is that it’s unclear what the attack is attempting to do. Phishing is often a way for bad actors to gain unauthorized access to a person’s email or other private accounts, but it’s not yet clear what’s motivating this attack.

I received this about 30 minutes ago. I didn’t open it.

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12:56
Hulu unveils Live TV

Hulu joined the ranks of those companies offering Live TV through its mobile and Apple TV. I think I want to be a cord cutter, but maybe I’m not a good candidate. I just don’t find any of the offerings on the market that appealing. If this is something that interests you, have a look at Hulu’s page.

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12:52
Someone is spreading a massive Google Doc phishing...

For the time being, do not click on any Google Doc links.

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12:47
Parents lose custody of two kids after abusive...

Once again, what you do online can have devastating real-world consequences. The latest example of that is Heather and Mike Martin, who recently lost custody of two of their five children after the videos on their YouTube channel caught the public ey...

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12:45
Uber fights for self-driving car future

The ride-services company is contesting Waymo’s accusation that former Waymo engineer and current Uber executive Anthony Levandowski took technical secrets from Waymo and used them to help Uber’s self-driving car development.

If it were proven that Levandowski and Uber conspired in taking the information, that could have dire consequences for Uber, say legal and ride-hailing industry experts. Uber’s $68 billion valuation is propped up in part by investors’ belief it will be a dominant player in the emerging business of self-driving cars.

The man at the heart of this dispute, Anthony Levandowski, was given $250 million worth of Uber stock the day after he left Google’s self-driving program. While suspicious, that in itself doesn’t mean Uber is guilty of anything. Google also says that Levandowski stole 14,000 confidential documents before leaving the company. That one could hurt.

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12:30
How Microsoft's Surface went from flop to...

Five years ago, Microsoft wasn't known for its hardware. Sure, it made a few forays into accessories and the Xbox had been around for awhile, but when it came to PCs, it stayed true to its software roots. That is, until mid 2012. That's when Microsof...

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12:18
US homebuilder Brookfield makes Apple HomeKit...




U.S. homebuilder Brookfield Residential on Wednesday announced that all of its new southern California communities will by default come with Apple HomeKit accessories, making them controllable via Siri or iOS 10's native Home app.

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12:15
Intel and BMW's highly-automated cars hit the...

Intel is great at building chips for computers. Everything else, not so much. But the company that's been powering most of the computers on the market for decades is going full bore into autonomous cars. Today it announced the launch the first vehicl...

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12:10
iPhone 8 rumors: Announced in June or delayed '...

We’d forgive the iPhone 7 for feeling a little under-appreciated, since it seems like all anyone can talk about these days is the next iPhone. After all, 2017 marks the iPhone’s 10th birthday, so Apple is reportedly gearing up to make its anniversary edition extra special.

We’ll keep track of the latest rumors and how plausible they are, and we’ll put them in one spot (this one!) so you can pop on over whenever you want to read the latest.

If you passed on the iPhone 7 to wait for the iPhone 8—or the iPhone 7s or whatever name Apple decides to use—it sounds like the next phone could be the design refresh you were waiting for. Just don’t expect the headphone jack to return.

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12:07
Amazon's next comedy series stars Danny DeVito...

In case it wasn't already clear that Amazon is capable of attracting serious stars, it is now. Variety understands that the internet giant is developing a comedy series that stars Danny DeVito and Jeff Goldblum as an antagonistic music duo forced to...

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11:36
SpaceX plans to start delivering satellite internet...

Last November, SpaceX asked the FCC for permission to launch 4,425 satellites to provide high speed internet around the globe. While current satellite internet can be slow and high-latency, the Elon Musk-founded company promises its proposed service...

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11:32
∞ A timelapse & hyperlapse “Gift from Rome”

Not only is the photography amazing but the technical skills to create this video are even more so.

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11:11
Ecobee's Alexa thermostat is essentially a wall...

If you're Ecobee and you have to compete against an Alphabet-backed heavyweight like Nest in the smart home space, what do you do? Simple: add built-in voice control that Nest can't currently match. The new Ecobee4 thermostat incorporates Amazon's...

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10:46
Tim Cook to appear on CNBC's 'Mad Money...




Apple CEO Tim Cook will take to "Mad Money with Jim Cramer" Wednesday evening on CNBC to discuss Apple's latest earnings, and the future of Apple.

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10:46
Strategy Analytics: Samsung recaptures top...

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments grew 6% annually to reach 353 million units in quarter one (Q1) of 2017. Samsung recaptured first position with 23% global smartphone marketshare, while Apple dipped to 14% share, adds the research group.

Strategy Analytics says Samsung shipped 80.2 million smartphones worldwide in Q1 2017, rising 2% annually from 79 million units in Q1 2016. Samsung recaptured first place this quarter, after losing top spot to Apple in the previous...

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10:45
Anker's insanely popular SoundCore Bluetooth...

The Northern Hemisphere is warming up as summer approaches, and Amazon and Anker have a deal today to gear up for blasting tunes in the backyard. Right now, Anker’s ultra-popular SoundCore Bluetooth speaker is on sale for $28.79 at Amazon when you apply coupon code ANKSPK77 at checkout. That price is within spitting distance of last fall’s all-time low of $27, and in general a very good price for this budget speaker.

The SoundCore features two 3-watt speakers and a built-in microphone for hands-free calling, and supports both Bluetooth 4.0 and an auxiliary line-in connection. It has a reception range of 66 feet, and a 24-hour/500 song playtime on a single charge from the 4400mAh battery. It’s also fairly light and compact, weighing 0.78 pounds and measuring 6.5 x 1.5 x 2.1 inches.

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10:37
Rumor: iOS 11, macOS 10.3 to feature app based on...

iOS 11 and macOS 10.3 — which will be previewed at next month’s Apple Worldwide Developer Conference — will offer a new Automator app that integrates the functionality from the recently-acquired Workflow app, according to the Redmond Pie site, citing an unnamed “individual posting about Apple’s upcoming plans.”

The Sellers Research Group (that's me) says there's a 90% chance this rumor in true. In fact, I mentioned this previously. Redmond Pie says that:

  • The new Automator will be a first-party app on both iOS 11 and macOS 10.13.
  • It will offer similar functionality to the App Store-based Workflow, but will come equipped with...
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10:31
Apple May Be Prepping Siri for Smart Home Duty


Odds appear good that Apple will be joining Amazon and Google in the smart speaker competition with a Siri-powered device it plans to introduce at WWDC next month. The new home-AI product reportedly will have excellent acoustics with one woofer and seven tweeters, and the processing power of an iPhone 6. Its price tag likely will be higher than Amazon's Echo, which sells for $179. The speaker may have a camera, and it likely will control other devices -- locks, lights, appliances, curtains and such -- by voice commands issued through Siri.

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10:30
Cook claims Q2 iPhone performance better in light of...




While iPhone shipments were down year-over-year in the March quarter to 50.8 million, Apple CEO defended this in Tuesday's results call, citing a simultaneous reduction in channel inventory by 1.2 million units.

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10:28
Apple’s next iPhones may cut corners on memory due...

Apple could cut the capacity of DRAM in its upcoming anniversary iPhones with the rising prices of storage and memory components hitting its profit margins.

Apple acknowledged the rising DRAM and NAND prices during its second-quarter earnings call Tuesday. The company expects the pricing pressure to continue in the near term.

Those prices, in turn, could impact the memory capacity of the next iPhone. Trendforce, which tracks SSD and DRAM pricing, predicted the iPhone 8 will be capped at 3GB of DRAM.

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10:25
Brookfield Residential to offer Apple HomeKit...

At the 2016 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference, it was announced that Brookfield Residential would be offering Apple HomeKit connected packages to new homebuyers. Now the North American land developer and homebuilder with operations in strategic major markets has announced that it’s the first national homebuilder to offer connected home products as standard features, starting with every home at Delano at Eastwood Village in Irvine, California.

  • Connected Home accessories that come standard in Delano homes are:
  • Lutron Control Lighting (in select areas of the home);
  • Honeywell Lyric T6 Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat;
  • Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt (Bluetooth-enabled front door lock);
  • Ubiquiti Wireless Access Point (WAP – providing peak Wi-Fi performance throughout the home).

Apple's HomeKit is a framework that allows control of compatible...

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10:21
Brother targets iOS convenience as it adds MFi model...

Brother has announced the addition of MFi certification to its entire mobile printer lineup, increasing its focus and ease of use with iOS devices. The new MFi models are available on a range of Brother’s mobile label and receipt printers.

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10:14
Apple CEO Tim Cook to appear on CNBC’s Mad Money...

CNBC has announced that it will have an exclusive interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook tonight on Mad Money with Jim Cramer. The sit down interview will air at 6pm ET and follows yesterday’s quarterly earnings report.

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10:12
Sorry, but Apple won't preview the ‘iPhone 8’...

In a note to clients — as noted by 9to5Mac — analysts at J.P. Morgan, a financial services firm, says Apple will likely announce the “iPhone 8” at the 28th annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which will be held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, June 5-9.

The Sellers Research Group (that's me) says there’s 0% chance this will happen. WWDC will focus on the latest versions of macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS and preview new Macs (as well as new iPad Pros, if they're not released before then). I predict the next the next gen iPhone will be unveiled at a special event in September and go on sale in October or November.

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10:03
Tim Cook says Apple is 'investing aggressively...




In Tuesday's Apple earnings conference call, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook declared that the company was "investing aggressively" in the Mac, signaling that meaningful refreshes are in the pike for years to come.

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09:50
∞ Tim Cook to appear on CNBC today at 6pm ET

According to CNBC, Apple CEO Tim Cook will appear on CNBC’s Jim Cramer on “Mad Money” show which airs today at 6pm ET. While CNBC doesn’t specify what the two will chat about, it’s pretty obvious that Apple earnings will be the main topic. It’s always very interesting to listen to Tim talk about Apple and how he feels the company is doing, not just financially, but with its products, the environment, and the future.

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09:45
New Microsoft OS and Laptop Aim at Apple and Google...

Microsoft is making a renewed push in education to compete with Apple and Google, which have done well in that market. The company announced a new student laptop, a simplified version of Windows, and an assortment of new software tools.

 

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09:44
Mitsubishi’s 2017 Limited Edition Lancer packs a 6.5...

Nearly ever automaker offers Apple’s CarPlay feature in new cars now, but it still doesn’t come standard in every make and model. Add Mitsubishi’s 2017 Limited Edition Lancer to the list of CarPlay models, however, as the company announced the new vehicle today.

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09:36
Brookfield Residential is first homebuilder to make...

There have been a few homebuilders that have announced and started offering HomeKit upgrade packages for new home buyers, but this is the first time a builder has announced it will make Apple’s Siri-controlled home automation accessory platform standard in its new developments.

Brookfield Residential announced today that it will begin installing a handful of HomeKit accessories in new homes it’s building starting with a few neighborhoods in California.

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09:29
9to5Toys Lunch Break: 15-inch MacBook Pro 512GB $399...

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08:23
Volkswagen makes iPhone internal standard, Capital...




Two more large corporations -- German automaker Volkswagen, and U.S. bank Capital One -- are deploying Apple products as internal standards, Apple CEO Tim Cook said during the company's quarterly results call.

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08:15
May is “Motorcycle Awareness Month”

This is a personal plea from me to all of you folks out there who drive cars.

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07:52
JPMorgan analyst makes outlandish claim that Apple...

Off the back of Apple’s earnings, JPMorgan has distributed its latest analyst report on the company’s outlook. Amidst the financial predictions, JPMorgan says that there is a ‘high likelihood’ that Apple will announce the iPhone 8 at WWDC in June.

The analyst believes Apple will preview the new iPhone lineup in June, but the device wouldn’t go on sale until the fall. This is a surprising claim to make given how unlikely it seems, flying in the face of everything else we’ve heard about the 2017 iPhone …

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07:50
13" MacBook Pro Deals: $1,399 base model ($100...




Apple authorized resellers are slashing prices on Late 2016 13-inch MacBook Pros this week with $100 discounts on non-Touch Bar models and up to $250 off Touch Bar configs with AppleCare. Plus, enjoy free shipping and no tax collected on orders shipped outside NY and NJ.

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07:42
Wall Street dismisses Apple's March quarter as...




Apple's second fiscal quarter of 2017 was largely a mixed bag, in the eyes of investors, who saw some positives but were also disappointed by some results. Analysts reacting to the quarterly results were largely indifferent on the short term, remaining focused on growth of the company's Services business and an anticipated "iPhone 8" super-cycle.

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07:40
ecobee announces the ecobee4 with built-in Alexa

Apple World Today will soon be publishing a full review of the ecobee3 lite smart thermostat, but today that device is out of the limelight as ecobee announced the next-generation smart thermostat -- the ecobee4 with Alexa (US$249). 

Basically, what ecobee has done is to add Amazon Echo capabilities and the Alexa AI to a thermostat. The existing ecobee3 lite ($169) can be controlled by both Siri and Alexa, but this new feature means that your smart thermostat can now respond directly to queries for "everything" from across the room, be used to read the news, or control other devices in the home.

ecobee is also planning to bring an Alexa-enabled smart light switch to market later this year. That switch will also listen and respond to questions, and will act as a room sensor for the ecobee4 providing occupancy and temperature information. Like the ecobee3 lite, you'll still have remote control of your home...

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07:34
'Hulu With Live TV' service and streaming...




Hulu has launched its rumored "Hulu with Live TV" service with an app debuting on the iOS App Store, offering live streaming access to major television networks -- but similar to the early DirecTV launch, the service is labeled as beta.

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07:32
The Upload is SoundCloud’s answer to Spotify’s...

SoundCloud has unveiled a new feature today to help listeners discover even more new music. The Upload is SoundCloud’s answer to the music discovery playlists that have become popular with other streaming services. By analyzing what its users are already interested in, The Upload will recommend new content that has been added to SoundCloud within the last few days.

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07:16
Hulu officially launches live TV service: 50+...

Hulu is officially launching its new live TV streaming service after several months of teasing out the new product. Hulu with Live TV will be available in beta on Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and other platforms to start with over 50 channels available from $39.99/month.

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07:16
∞ AirPods, song skipping, and volume

I love my AirPods. I am happy with the sound quality and I love the convenience and the cleverness of the design. Clearly, a tremendous amount of thought has been put into the many and varied AirPod use cases:

  • Open the case near your iPhone and you are connected automatically.
  • Pull an AirPod out of your ear and the music or video you are playing pauses.
  • Drop the AirPods back in the case and they charge automatically.
  • Double-tap to interact with Siri.

There are two use cases, however, that just didn’t work for me.

  • Skip to the next song (something I do reasonably often)
  • Adjust the volume (either due to a song being mixed loud, or my circumstances/environment changing)

Jump to the main Loop post for thoughts on solutions, what I settled on.

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06:56
I’m an ex-Facebook exec: don’t believe what they...

Antonio Garcia-Martinez:

For two years I was charged with turning Facebook data into money, by any legal means. If you browse the internet or buy items in physical stores, and then see ads related to those purchases on Facebook, blame me. I helped create the first versions of that, way back in 2012.

And:

The ethics of Facebook’s micro-targeted advertising was thrust into the spotlight this week by a report out of Australia. The article, based on a leaked presentation, said that Facebook was able to identify teenagers at their most vulnerable, including when they feel “insecure”, “worthless”, “defeated” and “stressed”.

Facebook claimed the report was misleading, assuring the public that the company does not “offer tools to target people based on their emotional state”. If the intention of Facebook’s public relations spin is to give the impression that such targeting is not even possible on their platform, I’m here to tell you I believe they’re lying...

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06:50
Sprint offers free LTE signal booster to homes...

Sprint has announced the Magic Box, a signal booster that it’s making available free of charge to ‘qualifying’ homes and businesses. The booster – which it bills as ‘the world’s first all-wireless small call’ – amplifies LTE data signals from nearby cell towers, increasing both upload and download speeds by an average of 200%.

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06:49
Google reports a big gain in Android Nougat adoption...

Android Police:

Google has updated the developer dashboard for May, giving us an overview of the Android device ecosystem. Nougat continues to inch upward at a respectable rate—it’s now over 7% of devices.

True, that is significant growth for Nougat, absolutely, but compare to iOS 10 adoption, which last reported (back in February) at 79%.

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06:45
Ecobee4 HomeKit thermostat with built-in Alexa...

The Ecobee4 smart thermostat is officially available for pre-order for $249 starting today. The model Wi-Fi thermostat model works with Apple’s HomeKit feature for Siri control from Apple devices and now features built-in Alexa integration for standalone voice control. Ecobee has also unveiled its first-ever smart light switch for new features.

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06:45
Hulu Live TV launches in beta: What you need to know

Nearly one year after Hulu revealed plans to sell a bundle of TV channels, it’s finally here.

The Hulu Live TV bundle is now available to everyone, though Hulu is calling it a paid public beta. The service costs $40 per month for more than 50 channels, and it includes access to Hulu’s ad-supported on-demand service. Hulu is charging extra for certain features, however, such as more cloud DVR storage and ad-skipping.

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06:40
∞ Apple Pay growth not just steady, it’s phenomenal

More users, more iPhones/Apple Watches, more places that accept Apple Pay, fueled by Apple finding more ways for a merchant to take advantage of Apple Pay. I expected steady growth, surprised by that blossoming transaction volume.

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06:34
With AirPods, Beats & surging Apple Watch sales...




Apple Watch sales "nearly doubled year-over-year" in the March quarter, Apple CEO Tim Cook said during the company's quarterly results call, helping to push combined wearables revenues into Fortune 500 levels.

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06:28
The Microsoft Surface Laptop, creeping in on Apple’s...

Michael Tsai pulled together some coverage of Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop.

There’s this bit from Bloomberg:

Microsoft has already cracked the professional and creative markets with inventive tablets and a desktop that turns into a virtual drafting table. Now it’s chasing another category many believe is Apple’s to lose: the $1,000 laptop for everyone.

That’s one side of the coin. Me, I found this bit telling:

@davemark this sure looks like a magical experience to use… https://t.co/2Ga3iB7wnd

— Robert Davey (@RobJDavey) May 2, 2017

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06:16
Feature Request: Create a quick & easy method to...

I’m a huge fan of Apple’s Continuity features. Being able to start writing something on one device and continue it on another is fantastic. Pasting between devices is really handy. Being able to answer a phone call on my Mac is often more convenient than doing so on my phone when I’m working. And so on.

The ability to focus on the task I want to achieve, rather than the device I want to use, is a very nice illustration of the benefit of working within a single ecosystem.

But there’s one thing Apple appears to have forgotten, and that’s a quick, easy and reliable method to switch FaceTime calls between devices …

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06:11
Lufthansa Group rolls out new solution based on...

IBM has announced that Lufthansa Group, the largest German airline, is introducing a new mobile offering for employees, powered by MobileFirst for iOS to transform the airline's ground operations and boost customer service. 

With Manage Gates for iPhone, flight managers are equipped with up-to-date critical information to help ensure safe and on-time travel for Lufthansa passengers, says Mirco Bharpalania, director, Ground Operations IT, Lufthansa.

With IBM MobileFirst for iOs app, Manage Gates, Lufthansa flight managers are equipped with up-to-date critical information to help ensure safe and on-time travel for passengers. Credit: Lufthansa

Traditionally, Lufthansa flight managers had to login to multiple systems numerous times a day to access information about flight assignments. Using Manage Gates, Lufthansa supervisors will now have access to relevant, real-time...

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06:05
Inventec allegedly tapped for Apple's rumored...




Long-time Apple supplier Inventec has been selected by Apple to churn out Apple's rumored Siri speaker, if supply chain reports out of China are to be believed.

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06:01
Apple's cash reserve stands at $256 billion

Apple's cash reserve reaches over $256 billion, making it larger then the market capitalization of General Electric, according to Excon Fuji Securities, a private international investment brokerage. In the previous fiscal quarter, the company was at $233 billion.

The company's cash reserves have long fueled speculation of acquisitions that Apple might make, with lots of rumors suggesting that they are entering the electric car market. With Apple keeping majority of its cash holdings outside the U.S mainly for tax reasons, President Donald Trump has made it clear that the rules on repatriation of cash held overseas will change. Excon Fuji Securities says this means is that when/if Apple does spend money on acquisitions, it can do so without taking a major tax hit.

"While Apple has yet announced such a deal despite many reports, majority of analysts are extremely bullish on its stock over a long-term period,”...

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06:00
Daily Deal: The Mac PDF Processing Bundle for $29.99

Handle a lot of Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files? Many of us do, which is why today's Apple World Today Mac PDF Processing Bundle deal is so important. For just $29.99, you get four Mac apps that can handle even the most vexing PDF needs in a flash. You'll get:

PDFConverter (normally $39.99)

  • Convert native PDFs to .docx, .pages, .rftd, .ppt, & many more
  • Retain original fonts, images & formatting when converting 
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05:15
Apple posts $11 billion profit on $52.9 billion in...

Apple on Tuesday announced the financial results for Q2 of 2017, the company posting revenue of $52.9 billion and net quarterly profit of $11.0 billion, or $2.10 per diluted share, compared to revenue of $50.6 billion and net quarterly profit of $10.5 billion, or $1.90 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter.

The company cited sales of 50.8 million iPhones from the quarter, down slightly from 51.1 million iPhones a year ago. Mac sales rose slightly to 4.2 million units from 4.03 million units in the year-ago quarter. iPad unit sales declined to 8.92 million from 10.25 million a year ago.

“We are proud to report a strong March quarter, with revenue growth accelerating from the December quarter and continued robust demand for iPhone 7 Plus,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We’ve seen great customer response to both models of the new iPhone 7 (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition and we’re thrilled with the strong momentum of our Services business, with our highest revenue...

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05:00
Microsoft releases sub-$999 Surface notebooks, seeks...

Apple might have some competition form Microsoft in the sub-$999 notebook market.

Microsoft’s new Surface notebook now arrives in gold, platinum, blue and burgundy colors, has switched from a metal area around the keyboard for a softer microfiber lining, features a 13.5-inch touch screen, runs the latest Intel processors and gets 14.5 hours of battery life, according to Microsoft.

The notebook also runs the new Windows 10S operating system, which Microsoft stated would be faster and offer better security than previous versions of Windows 10.

Microsoft is presently targeting the notebook and Windows 10S at the education market, which is estimated around $15.6 billion, according research firm IDC. Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft and Apple had long dominated the school computing market, but Alphabet Inc.’s Google has made inroads recently with its low-priced and simple Chromebooks.

Windows 10S will be available on cheaper computers targeted at...

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05:00
How to supercharge your Mac’s sidebar

Many users underestimate the convenience of the Sidebar, never bothering to customize it to suit their needs. That’s a big mistake. Although Apple populates a stock Sidebar with some useful folders, if you want to make it really useful, you need to populate it with the folders you use most.

To add a folder to the sidebar (WSM e-book in this example), drag the folder onto the Sidebar. Make sure it’s positioned between two folders (Dr. Mac Columns and Mac Observer Columns in the figure below) and you see a little line between the folders as shown on the left in the figure below.

When you release the mouse button, WSM e-book appears in the Sidebar between the two folders where the line was, as shown on the right in the figure below.

If you drag the folder onto another folder in the Sidebar (the Column Fodder folder in the figure below), rather than dragging it between two folders (Dr. Mac Columns and Mac Observer Columns in the figure above), you...

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04:30
Apple files for patent for ‘dynamic music authoring’

Apple has filed for a patent (number 9,640,158) for “dynamic music authoring,” which could hint at changes in future versions of GarageBand and Logic Pro X.

According to the patent filing, in some implementations, a computing device (think a Mac or, perhaps in GarageBand’s case, an iPhone or iPad) can be configured to present a graphical user interface that enables the dynamic authoring of music by a user of the device. The Apple device can present a grid of cells, where each cell represents a music segment. The cells can be configured to playback the music segment once or playback the music segment in a repeating loop. 

The user can select (e.g., touch) one or more cells in the grid to cause the corresponding music segment to play. While playing selected cells, the user can provide input selecting various musical effects to apply to the playing music. The user can record a dynamically selected sequence of cells and musical effects to create an original musical...

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04:25
Early analyst reactions suggest AAPL optimism...

AAPL stock may have taken a hit in pre-trading following missed Q2 expectations and relatively weak guidance for Q3, but early reactions suggests that analysts remain largely optimistic.

Analysts did note that continued declining revenues in China was cause for concern, but this was offset by strong and growing services revenue, increased capital returns, and expectations of an iPhone 8 superc-cycle…

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04:08
6 key takeaways from Apple’s Q2 2017 earnings call

On Tuesday Apple announced its latest corporate earnings, a relatively flat quarter that still brought in $11 billion in profits. As always, if you look beyond the raw numbers on its reports and listen to its hour-long phone call with select Wall Street analysts, you can get some interesting perspective on where the company is going.

Rumors suppress demand

If there’s anything Apple likes less than discussing its future product plans, it’s probably other people discussing its future product plans. Aside from a tossed-off joke on stage at a product launch, Apple rarely discusses rumors of what it’s working on. Which is why I was struck by Tim Cook’s response to a question by UBS’s Steve Milunovich about a recent survey from 451 Research that suggested a drop-off in intent from...

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04:00
Visio Viewer lets you easily, quickly view and save...

By Aaron Lee

When you need to open and view .vsd format Visio drawings and diagrams, Enolsoft's Visio Viewer is helpful. It enables you to view, save and print Microsoft Visio drawings and diagrams on a Mac.

A Visio file is created on a Windows PC using the Microsoft Visio program. It's used to simplify complex information with professional diagrams.

With Visio Viewer, you convert Visio to PDF with the original elements retained. Visio Viewer supports multi-tab viewing so you can easily switch between multiple Visio files. 

To view a large multi-page Visio file, you can select a display mode from four choices: Single Page, Single Page Continuous, Two Pages and Two Pages Continuous. A multi-tab display is also supported in case you need to switch between several visio files for comparison.

Besides providing Visio viewing for Mac users, the app also allows you to convert Visio files to PDFs. The converted PDF file all original...

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03:51
AAPL stock down 1.7% in pre-trading as iPhone sales...

As of the time of writing, AAPL stock was down 1.7% in pre-trading following the company’s announcement that Q2 iPhone sales had missed expectations. Sales were down 1% year-on-year, though a higher average selling price meant that iPhone revenues were up by the same percentage.

The share price of Apple suppliers was also hit when markets opened in Europe …

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02:00
Strava introduces Athlete Posts, announces second...

Strava is a social network for athletes with an amazing iPhone (and Apple Watch) app to match. Yesterday Strava announced a new feature -- Athlete Posts -- that lets 36 top athletes post their stories, photos, questions, gear tips, race reports, recommendations and workouts as well as their shared activities. 

By adding athletic storytelling to the social network, Strava hopes to let people share more about their active lives. Later this summer, Athlete Posts will be available to all Strava users, allowing them to inspire each other to new levels of fitness and share useful tips and content with a world of athletes.

In addition to Athlete Posts, Strava announced the second annual Global Bike To Work Day Challenge on Thursday, May 11, 2017. To participate in the Challenge, cyclists simply need to...

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00:15
This ostrich robot doesn't need to think to run

This tiny ostrich bot, unlike rival robots, doesn't using computers and sensors to balance. It manages to keep running (at up to 10 mph) thanks to its built-in dynamic stability. Jerry Pratt, the senior research scientist at IHMC who leads the team d...

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22:20
World's fastest camera can capture rapid...

Those high-speed cameras that capture over million or even over a billion frames per second have got nothing on Lund University's creation. The Swedish University's invention can film at a rate equivalent to five trillion images per second -- that's...

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20:10
Apple Pay adds support for 21 U.S. banks, HSBC in...




Overshadowed by Apple's earnings call for the second fiscal quarter of 2017, Apple Pay on Tuesday officially added support for 21 new U.S. financial institutions, as well as HSBC for Australian customers.

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20:02
Google Chrome will automatically migrate to 64-bit...

If you can use the 64-bit version of Chrome you probably should, for memory management, graphics performance and security reasons, but some people might not be on it yet. As of Chrome version 58, Google says that Windows users with a 64-bit OS and ov...

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18:46
Hands-on: Mantiz Venus – a Thunderbolt 3 eGPU +...

Mantiz’s Venus is an upcoming eGPU box and docking station for Thunderbolt 3-enabled laptops like the 2016 MacBook Pro. The Taiwanese-based company is working on bringing two eGPU boxes to market — the eccentric-looking Saturn, and the more subdued-looking Venus.

The friendly folks at Mantiz agreed to send over a Venus eGPU/docking station, allowing me to take it for a quick test drive when paired together with my 13-inch 2016 MacBook Pro. Featuring an all-aluminum outer shell with classic Mac Pro cheese grater-inspired perforated design, the Venus is one of the more attractive eGPU solutions that I’ve seen thus far. Have a look at our hands on video walkthrough inside for more details. more…

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18:39
Senate bill would make it harder to delete...

It has only been a bit over 100 days, but the Trump administration is already known for making previously available date harder to find. Within just one month, it not only decided to hide the White House's visitor logs, but also to shutter the Open.g...

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18:02
Friday Labs ships crowdfunded smart lock, adds...




Two years after a successful funding round on Indiegogo, startup Friday Labs on Tuesday said it began shipping its HomeKit-enabled Friday smart lock to backers, while at the same time opening pre-orders to new customers.

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17:59
Major apps pull support for Apple Watch




After going largely unnoticed for weeks, AppleInsider discovered a few major companies like Google and eBay recently pulled their dedicated Apple Watch apps from the App Store. AppleInsider takes a closer look at the quiet removals and what it means for watchOS in this video.

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17:12
Apple Watch, AirPods, Beats sales hit Fortune 500...

Apple Watch sales, along with AirPods and Beats headphones have hit Fortune 500 level, which means they’re bringing in over US$5 billion to Apple’s “other products” category. Company CEO Tim Cook shared that detail during the company’s second fiscal quarter earnings report on Tuesday.

I know some people question whether these products are successful or not, but come on, That’s an incredible amount of sales. I vote successful.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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17:10
China increases restrictions on internet news outlets

The Chinese government has been ramping up tighter control of its internet in the past year. The latest set of new restrictions released by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) adds more limitations on what news can be created and distributed...

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16:50
Numbers from Apple’s Q2 earnings release: China...

Apple earlier today reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2017, offering up a variety of different looks at the company’s performance over the last three months. While we’ve already offered up a variety of details related to the release, there are always a few tidbits that get lost in the craziness…

more…

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16:44
In-stock alert: Apple AirPods ready to ship for...




Shoppers can order Apple AirPods from AT&T Wireless for delivery in two to five business days depending on the shipping method selected, beating Apple's reported 6-week wait.

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16:18
Kobo's latest waterproof e-reader is sized for...

Kobo's Aura One e-reader was potentially the dream device for anyone who likes to read in the bath or at the beach, but it had some catches. Its big 7.8-inch screen didn't make it the most portable device around, and that $229 price could be off-put...

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