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Friday March 3

13:48
PSA: Some unable to access Apple Music today due to...

Some Apple Music users report being locked out of the service today from what appears to be a bug affecting those subscribed to a Family Membership.

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13:47
NeXTWORLD poster signed by Steve Jobs could fetch...

A rare NeXTWORLD Expo poster signed by Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs will be auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction. The color 24 x 30 poster promoting the inaugural NeXTWORLD Expo held at San Francisco's Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall on Jan. 22–24, 1992, is signed in the upper border in black ink by Jobs. 

Having resigned from Apple in the fall of 1985, Jobs founded the NeXT project, a computer and software company aimed at the markets of business and higher education. The first NeXT Computer was introduced in 1988, and the smaller NeXTstation two years later. While the computers themselves saw subpar sales, the NeXTSTEP operating system and development environment proved highly influential.

Apple purchased NeXT in 1997 for $429 million and 1.5 million shares of Apple stock, with Jobs, as part of the agreement, returning to the company he had co-founded in 1976. The consignor of this piece worked for Canon USA and was demonstrating the NeXT computers in a booth...

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13:26
Uber used 'Greyball' tool to evade...

Saying this week could've gone better for Uber is a massive understatement. After its SVP resigned over undisclosed sexual harassment investigations and its CEO argued with one of the company's own drivers for complaining about its lower pay, Friday...

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13:17
∞ Trying out the Google Wifi Mesh network

Like many people I’m using Apple’s Airport base stations (I’m running two of them) in my home to provide wireless coverage. Again, like many people covering all the areas that I need a signal has proven to be difficult, so I started looking for solutions—the one I’m considering strongly is Google Wifi. […]

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13:10
Apple Cracks Down Further On Cobalt Supplier in...

Last year, a Washington Post investigation found several instances of miners -- including children -- labored in hazardous, even deadly, conditions at Congo's artisanal cobalt supply chain. Amnesty International and other human rights groups also have alleged problems. Earlier this week, British broadcaster Sky New published an investigation that alleged continued problems in the cobalt supply chain. The Washington Post now reports: Apple said it has temporarily stopped buying cobalt mined by hand in Congo while it continues to deal with problems with child labor and harsh work conditions. The Post connected this troubling trade to Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt Company, a Chinese firm that is the largest buyer of artisanal cobalt in Congo and whose minerals are used in Apple products. Last year, Apple pledged to clean up its cobalt supply chain, but the tech giant said it wanted to avoid hurting the Congolese miners by cutting them off. Mining provides vital income for hundreds of...

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12:24
One year of air traffic

This is an incredible data visualization. You can click on individual countries to see their incoming/outgoing traffic (Canada’s is unsurprisingly small) or zoom in to see individual details.

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12:24
Apple bundles Final Cut Pro X, Logic Pro X, other...

This is a great deal for those who qualify for it.

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12:09
9to5Rewards: PhotoFast MAX Lightning/USB 3.0 flash...

This week’s 9to5Rewards partner is PhotoFast and its line of MAX flash drives for iOS devices.

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11:55
Happy Hour Podcast 109 | Apple’s ‘new’ iPhone launch...

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple’s annual shareholders meeting, Tim Cook’s pro hardware promise, Apple’s new iPhone in Asia, and the USB-C and Lightning iPhone rumors…

9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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11:25
Google Keep for iPhone and Mac disappoints, imposes...




Even with Google's powerful search, the company's Keep service is too lightweight for serious use, but AppleInsider squeezes the most out of it that we can.

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11:17
Apple Is Expanding Its War With Qualcomm

Apple has opened a new front in its global patent war with Qualcomm. From a report: The Cupertino, Calif.-based company has sued Qualcomm in a U.K. court, accusing the chipmaker of violating patents and design concepts Apple owns. Details on exactly which patents Qualcomm has violated and why Apple believes Qualcomm has violated the patents were not disclosed in the public court records, according to Bloomberg, which earlier reported on the lawsuit. The lawsuit is the latest in a string of disputes Apple and Qualcomm have engaged in around the world. The main dispute resides in the U.S., where Apple has accused Qualcomm of using its position as a prominent chipmaker to hurt competition in the mobile marketplace. Apple, which has used Qualcomm chips for its iPhone's wireless connectivity, claims Qualcomm owes the company $1 billion in rebates the chip maker allegedly held back after Apple spoke to South Korean regulators about Qualcomm's business practices.

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11:10
Can you get a 25/25 on this advanced grammar test?

I got 25/25. “You must be an English scholar because only 4% of Americans can get a perfect score on this test.”

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10:55
The curse of the Bahia Emerald

I love these weird investigative stories from Wired.

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10:35
An 81-Year-Old Woman Just Created Her Own iPhone App

After 43 years working in one of Japan's leading banks, 81-year-old Masako Wakamiya has launched an iPhone app called "Hinadan" that shows users how to stage traditional dolls for the Hinamatsuri festival. From a report on CNN Money: She says she felt compelled to do something after noticing a shortage of fun apps aimed at people her age. "We easily lose games when playing against young people, since our finger movements can't match their speed," Wakamiya told CNN. The retired banker asked a bunch of people to create games for seniors, but no one was interested. So she took matters into her own hands and achieved something many people half her age haven't done. "I wanted to create a fun app to get elderly people interested in smartphones," she said. "It took about half a year to develop." Wakamiya started using computers at age 60 when she was caring for her elderly mother and finding it difficult to get out and socialize with friends.

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10:34
Apple reportedly looking for a ‘transformative...

Senior Apple executives — including Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services— have reached out to some of Hollywood’s most successful TV and film producers recent about going to work for the tech giant, according to the New York Post. The article claims the Cupertino, California-based company is looking for a “transformative acquisition and not just a deal to buy TV shows.”

“They talked to Sony and Paramount last week. They are preparing something big,” The Post says, quoting an unnamed source.

Apple has dipped its toes into original programming with Planet of the Apps and Carpool Karaoke, which it will offer via an Apple Music subscription.

The company considered a buyout of Time Warner in late 2015, but it didn’t pan out. And, of course, there’s ongoing speculation that Apple plans to launch its...

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10:32
Apple Music ads aired during BRIT Awards shared on...




Apple has shared a pair of commercial spots that aired during the United Kingdom's BRIT Awards last month, with the two ads promoting Apple Music to viewers as a venue to listen to the nominated and winning musical acts featured during the show.

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10:32
GM is rolling out unlimited data plans for all its...

As a motorcyclist, that “17.5 million hours” number terrifies me. I understand this particular genie has been let out of the bottle but I’m constitutionally against anything that decreases the amount of time the driver spends focused on driving and looking at and through the “dumb glass” of his windshield and rearview mirrors.

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10:30
9to5Toys Lunch Break: TP-Link 802.11ac Wireless...

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10:26
Caught dead

I had no idea bluefin tuna used to be considered garbage fish. I do know we are overfishing at an unsustainable level.

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10:06
Using Philips Hue Lights as a Hurricane and Tornado...

After a tornado scare, Josh Centers whipped together a warning system using the IFTTT automation service and his Philips Hue bulbs.

 

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09:55
Dropbox Changes Pro to Plus, Drops Public Folders

Dropbox is making a couple of changes to its file-storage service: a rebranding of Dropbox Pro and completely dropping the public folder for Dropbox Basic (free) users.

 

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09:52
T-Mobile announces free iPhone 7 promo for switchers...

As it has done in the past, T-Mobile today kicked off its latest promotion offering switchers a free iPhone 7 (or an iPhone 7 Plus or higher capacity mobile for an extra cost).

In addition, the company announced it will kick off a promotion April 4th that will offer a free season-long MLB.TV Premium subscription and MLB.com At Bat Premium via its T-Mobile Tuesdays app that offers weekly perks for customers. more…

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09:41
Poll: Would you wait for the iPhone 8 if it shipped...

Imagine this possibility: Apple holds an iPhone event in September, unveils iterative iPhone 7s and 7s Plus upgrades shipping in 2-3 weeks, and a radically different iPhone 8 or iPhone Pro that won’t ship for another 4-6 weeks.

Even when the totally new iPhone does ship, supply is extremely constrained and only the very first pre-orders get stock before the end of the year. Would you be willing to wait it out for the dramatically different iPhone?

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09:37
Apple execs looking to recruit TV & movie...




Senior Apple executives have been talking to big-name Hollywood TV and film producers in the past two weeks in a bid to recruit them, a new report claims, as part of what could be a more ambitious video strategy.

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09:05
Apple Losing Out To Microsoft and Google in US...

Apple is losing its grip on American classrooms, which technology companies have long used to hook students on their brands for life. From a report on MacRumors: According to research company Futuresource Consulting, in 2016 the number of devices in American classrooms that run iOS and macOS fell to third place behind both Google-powered laptops and Windows devices. Out of 12.6 million mobile devices shipped to primary and secondary schools in the U.S., Chromebooks accounted for 58 percent of the market, up from 50 percent in 2015. Meanwhile, school shipments of iPads and Mac laptops fell to 19 percent, from about 25 percent, over the same period, while Microsoft Windows laptops and tablets stayed relatively stable at about 22 percent.


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09:05
The Nintendo Switch launched today, and nobody'...

Look, in the living room! It’s a tablet...it’s a console...it’s the Nintendo Switch!

Nintendo's latest gaming device started shipping today, Friday, March 3 with an MSRP of $300. Since it’s launch day and preorders covered the first run of the console, all you can find on Amazon right now are price-gouging third parties trying to sell the console for an extra hundred dollars or so.

If you haven’t ordered the Nintendo Switch yet, you’ll have to wait a few weeks, and that might not be a bad thing. Launch days are always a mess. There are bugs to fix, patches to download, and features that still aren’t ready. The good news is we’ve now got a clearer idea about what version two of the Switch (if there is one) should look like based on early...

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08:50
Feature Request: Dropbox-style shared folders and...

Apple’s iCloud Drive feature has matured to the point that several months ago I stopped using Dropbox on my Mac, iPhone, and iPad without having to dramatically change any workflows. I still interact with Dropbox on the web once a week to produce the 9to5Mac Happy Hour podcast, but iCloud Drive could totally replace Dropbox for me with a few additional features…

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08:45
Google's second-gen Pixel due in 2017, will...




Riding off the success of its first self-designed phone, the Pixel, Google is at work on a second-generation model that will continue to challenge Apple's iPhone in the "premium" smartphone market, the company's hardware chief revealed on Friday.

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08:31
‘Shazam for art’ app Smartify aims to educate...

Shazam is one of my favorite apps. If I’m in a coffee shop or bar and hear a track I like, I can instantly find out what it is and check out the artist later on Apple Music. Smartify aims to do the same job for art, aiming to educate art gallery visitors and gallery owners alike, reports New Scientist.

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08:18
Taiwan Mobile opens preorders for limited release of...




Taiwan Mobile has started to accept pre-orders for a limited-edition release of the iPhone 6, with the Taiwanese carrier offering the gold version to customers on March 10 with 32 gigabytes of storage, a capacity that Apple hasn't offered in western markets.

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08:12
GIT CEO Adriana Gascoigne: More Women in Tech Means...


Prior to founding Girls in Tech, Adriana Gascoigne was one of very few women working at a startup. "I'd look around the room every day and see that there was a huge problem of representation. I knew we needed to change the culture of the company to recruit more women and benefit more women, but we also needed diversity in product development," she recalled. "If you have a diverse team, your product is going to be more successful. I think having a diverse group of people helps you to make a better product in the end."

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08:09
The Bluetooth keyboard Apple should be making

A battery that lasts an entire year before you need a recharge. Pair with 4 different devices, each one getting its own dedicated keyboard button to make switching between devices trivial. Supports Mac and iOS devices.

At $95, this looks like a no-brainer purchase. Great find by Jeff Benjamin. Watch the video in the main Loop post and buy the keyboard here.

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08:04
Replacing your long fluorescent bulbs with new LED...

Great tip (and links) from Rob Griffiths on replacing any fluorescent bulbs in your house or garage with new LED bulbs. Do it. You’ll have better light and they’ll last forever.

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08:02
Patient plays guitar during brain surgery

[VIDEO] Daily Mail:

‘I was told that I had to undergo a surgery and there were two methods. One totally sedated or, two, to wake me up during surgery.’

But because the second option had a much greater chance of success, he decided to choose that.

My guess is, they wanted to make sure they were cutting in the right place, his ability to play the guitar was an indicator. Both oogy and fascinating. Video embedded in the main Loop post.

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08:00
Zerolemon 2-meter Lightning Cable 2-Pack Only $23.99

It appears that the rumors earlier this week about Apple moving the iPhone (and other iOS devices) to USB-C were just that -- rumors -- so we can expect to see Lightning as the iOS charging/syncing connector of choice for the foreseeable future. If you were putting off the purchase of spare Lightning cables to replace those frayed or lost ones, delay no more! We have a deal on a 2-pack of high quality ZeroLemon 2-meter USB to Lightning cables for just $23.99 (or $20.49 for black and white cables).

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08:00
Slice up the world to succeed in the puzzling...

These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.

Many console and computer games can work well on iPhone and iPad with the right kinds of modifications, or with virtual buttons atop the action, but it’s always refreshing to play something original that only really feels at home on a touch device. Splitter Critters is definitely one of those games, and it rejiggers the puzzle-platform genre by changing the way you interact with the world.

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07:38
Second coloration firm arises offering users of...




Competing with first entrant Colorware, new vendor Blackpods is also offering a coloring service for the white Apple AirPods, to allow users to color-coordinate the popular wireless earbuds with the iPhone.

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07:35
T-Mobile wants to give you an iPhone 7 for signing...

T-Mobile really, really wants your business. Starting today, anyone who brings their number to the wireless carrier can get an iPhone 7 – or iPhone 7 Plus for $100 – after trade-in and rebate. This screaming deal is available for new and existing customers, but it only lasts through Thursday, March 16.

To get your new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, bring your number to T-Mobile and sign up for T-Mobile ONE—with monthly taxes and fees included. You can trade-in any qualifying phone and get your new iPhone on T-Mobile’s interest-free Equipment Installment Plan (EIP). You’ll get instant credit for your trade-in. After registering online, you’ll get a prepaid MasterCard in the mail with your rebate which you can apply to your remaining EIP balance. 

This offer is good for up to 12 iPhone 7 devices. For more info, click here.

This offer comes after T-Mobile’s limited-time offer to give customers...

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07:27
Apple's 'iPhone 8' using custom...




Apple is developing a custom fingerprint sensor for its OLED-based "iPhone 8," and as a result might not begin production of the device until September -- well after a July start date for two LCD-based iPhone models, a report claimed on Friday.

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07:23
Bare Bones Drops TextWrangler for BBEdit’s “Free...

Bare Bones Software is sunsetting its free TextWrangler text editor, encouraging TextWrangler users to move over to the non-expiring demo mode of BBEdit, which offers all the same features and more, including ponies.

 

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07:23
Transport Sleeve is available for Mac laptops and...

Triple Aught Design has debuted the Transport Sleeve for Mac laptops and iPads. The main compartment is accessed via an L-shaped zipper in both vertical or horizontal orientations. 

The front of the Transport Sleeve features a pleated, weather-resistant pocket that expands to fit additional accessories such as cables and chargers, and lays flat when not in use. The back of the sleeve contains a document sleeve that can hold paper or other flat, thin items.

Transport Sleeves sport semi-rigid padding on all sides to help protect against impact and are constructed of lightweight, weather-resistant, and VX-03 and VX-21RS. A slim profile allows the Transport Sleeve to slide in and out of packs.

The back of the Transport Sleeve features Helix attachment points along the perimeter to allow mounting in any Triple Aught Design pack or bag. Additionally, these attachment points allow Triple...

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06:57
Apple to use its own Authentec algorithm in the ‘...

Apple will use its own Authentec algorithm combined with Privaris glass identification technology to redesign a new fingerprint ID solution instead of Synaptics' Natural ID touch fingerprint sensor or Qualcomm's Sense ID fingerprint technology for its OLED “iPhone 8,” reports DigiTimes, quoting unnamed “industry sources.”

Apple acquired AuthenTec, a company that makes fingerprint sensors and identify management software, as well as a handful of chip foundries, in 2015. The Apple designed "built-in fingerprint sensor device" will almost replace the current TouchID capacitive touch technology.

Privaris primarily makes tiny fingerprint readers that attach to your key chain. In 2015, the company transferred 26 of its 31 patents to Apple.

Production for the new OLED iPhone is unlikely to start until September due to the redesigned fingerprint ID solution, says DigiTimes. This...

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06:57
NY Times: Apple’s devices lose luster in American...

Natasha Singer:

Apple’s Macs and iPads have lost significant ground in the U.S. educational market during the last three years, in 2016 slipping to third place behind Chromebooks and Windows devices, according to new research.

The research in question is this report from Futuresource. From the report:

At an operating system level, Chromebooks continue to gain market share, reaching 58% in 2016, up from 50% in 2015. The strong combination of affordable devices, productivity tools via G-Suite, easy integration with third party platforms/tools, task management/distribution via Google Classroom and easy device management remains extremely popular with US teachers and IT buyers alike.

And:

Whilst the growth of Chromebooks has certainly been a major headache for...

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06:54
Comment: Offering a 32GB iPhone 6 as an entry-level...

Apple has an interesting tightrope to walk when it comes to entry-level products. While you and I may choose Apple products because we like the UI, the ecosystem and the designs, a large chunk of the company’s customer base automatically buys Apple simply because it is seen as the most premium brand. They may not know the specific benefits of Apple products, but they are – to quote an old ad slogan for a lager – reassuringly expensive. If they cost more, they must be better.

Indeed, in many markets, being seen with an iPhone, iPad or Mac bestows social status for that very reason, making them aspirational products.

Apple cannot afford to dent that premium image by offering low-end products, but at the same time it needs to bring in new customers to maintain growth. So far, its approach to doing this has seemed to me to be smart. But offering a 32GB...

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06:39
Apple sues Qualcomm in UK court

Bloomberg:

Apple Inc. sued Qualcomm Inc. in a U.K. court, adding to lawsuits across the globe in a sprawling battle over patents and licensing fees between the iPhone developer and the largest designer of mobile phone chips.

And:

Apple is separately suing Qualcomm in California, accusing it of monopolizing the market for chips for wireless devices and withholding $1 billion in retaliation for cooperating with South Korean antitrust authorities.

At the heart of the dispute between Apple and Qualcomm is a push by phone makers, with support of some regulators, to reduce the patent royalties Qualcomm charges. Qualcomm gets the bulk of its revenue from selling chips, but more than half of its profit from a separate licensing business.

Sprawling. Exactly.

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06:36
Bare Bones to retire TextWrangler, fold features...

If I read this right, Bare Bones Software will take all of TextWrangler and fold it into the demo version of BBEdit. When your free 30-day demo expires, you’ll still have basic BBEdit features and ALL of the TextWrangler features.

Smart move, and respectful of the user base. And it still doesn’t suck.

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06:15
Apple adds second-generation Apple TV to “vintage”...

As much as you may love your second-generation Apple TV, it’s now on Apple’s “vintage” and “obsolete”products list, thereby rendering it ineligible for repairs in most parts of the world.

With the new change, the only places where service and parts may still be available are in Turkey and California, where the device is still classified as “vintage” according to an Apple support document. Vintage devices are defined as being made over 5 but less than 7 years ago, and the category typically excludes products from support except where required by law.

For all other places, the second-generation Apple TV has been declared “obsolete”, which generally refers to products discontinued more than seven years ago.

The second-generation Apple TV launched in September of 2010 with production ending in 2012, when it was replaced by the third-generation unit.

Apple is already largely distancing itself from the third-gen model, providing minimal updates. A fourth-...

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06:13
AppleInsider podcast talks iPhone and USB-C, iPads...




This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about USB-C and iOS devices, iPads as computer replacements, and what the definition of "pro" is.

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06:00
Rumor: All three 2017 iPhone models to feature...

It’s thought that all three upcoming iPhones will both retain the Lightning connectors but add USB-C Power Delivery for faster charging. The rumors currently state that Apple will release an all-new OLED model with a larger L-shaped battery and updated 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

Kuo offered the following comment in his most recent note:

New 2H17 models may all support fast charging. We believe all three new iPhones launching in 2H17 will support fast charging by the adoption of Type-C Power Delivery technology (while still retaining the Lightning port). A key technical challenge lies with ensuring product safety and stable data transmission during a fast charge. In order to achieve that goal, we think Apple will adopt TI’s power management and Cypress’s Power Delivery chip solutions for the new iPhone models. We note the OLED version may have a faster charging speed thanks to a 2-cell L shaped battery pack design...

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06:00
CPUG Network announces 16th annual Las Vegas...

The Creative Pro User Group Network says the 16th Annual Las Vegas SuperMeet will take place on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in the Pavilion Ballroom at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

This SuperMeet will celebrate the 16th anniversary of holding SuperMeets in Las Vegas and promises to be the single largest gathering of Adobe, Avid, DaVinci Resolve and Final Cut Pro X editors, gurus, digital filmmakers and content creators during the 2017 NAB Show. 

The SuperMeet agenda hasn’t been announced, but will feature user driven presentations from Blackmagic Design, Adobe, HP|NVIDIA, Other World Computing, FCPWORKS and more. Rounding out the evening will be the"World Famous Raffle" where tens of thousands of dollars worth of valuable prizes will be handed out. Earlybird tickets are on sale online through March 27 for $10 each, plus a ticket fee, and $7 for students and teachers with a valid student ID. 

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05:30
How to stop pop-up ads in macOS Sierra’s Safari

Do pop-up ads annoy you as much as they annoy me? If so, you can stop ‘em fro popping in macOS Sierra’s Safari web browser. Here’s how:

Start by closing any pop-ups that are open on your Mac. Press the Close button on the pop-up. If the pop-up reappears or will not close, you can click the “x” on the tab or close the entire Safari window.

Close Safari. The next time you open the web browser, hold down the Shift key while Safari opens. This prevents Safari from automatically reopening any windows.

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05:19
Apple quietly re-launching iPhone 6 in a gold 32 GB...

Apple is re-launching the iPhone 6, originally released in 2014, in a 32 GB gold configuration. This model is technically ‘new’ as Apple never sold the iPhone 6 in a 32 GB SKU before; it debuted with 16/64/128 GB options.

The 32 GB iPhone 6 is going on sale at select carriers in Asia as a low-end model; the device is not sold by Apple retail. The device is launching on Taiwan Mobile on March 10 and has been quietly available in China since late February …

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05:08
City Guides coming to Facebook app, suggests places...

Facebook is testing a City Guides feature in its iOS app. When you’re visiting a city, the feature points you to popular attractions, upcoming events and places locals visit – but with the friend focus you’d expect from Facebook. The app highlights places friends have visited, and events friends are attending …

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05:00
FineReader Pro for Mac makes it easy to management...

By Aaron Lee

ABBYY FineReader Pro for Mac allows you to easily edit, share, archive and search through your documents by turning them into popular electronic file formats, as well as copy and quote text from scans, PDFs and digital photos. By providing accurate text recognition, intelligent reconstruction of layout and formatting, and a straightforward interface, FineReader Pro for Mac offers a reliable alternative to manual retyping.

The tool provides tools for scanning documents and converting images of documents such as scans, photographs and PDFs into popular formats including DOCX, ODT, RTF, XSLX, searchable and protected PDF and PDF/A, PPTX, HTML, EPUB, and FB2. In addition, it allows users to process and recognize only selected areas on a document to quickly copy and quote information they need without having to process the entire document. FineReader Pro for Mac can also be effectively used to prepare documents for use by various text-to-...

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04:37
Report: iPhone 8 to start mass production in...

Digitimes is today reporting that Apple has developed a custom fingerprint sensor replacement for Touch ID, which will allow Apple to offer biometric fingerprint recognition in the iPhone 8 — a device that is rumoured to have no bezels at all. The report describes the component as a ‘built-in’ sensor which very much implies that it is integrated into the screen.

Rather than use Synaptic or Qualcomm technology, Apple will reportedly be building its own system using Authentec algorithms and Privaris glass tech. Strangely, the report also says that the iPhone 8 will not go into mass production until September …

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Thursday March 2

20:49
Apple CEO Tim Cook attends Silicon Valley screening...




Apple CEO Tim Cook took time out of his schedule to attend former vice president and current Apple board member Al Gore's new film, "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power," which was screened for a select audience in Silicon Valley on Thursday.

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20:23
After contradicting reports, do you think the iPhone...

Over the past few days, we’ve heard two conflicting reports regarding what sort of connection the upcoming iPhone 8 will feature. First, The Wall Street Journal reported that the upcoming iPhone will feature USB-C, with Apple shifting away from Lightning.

Then, earlier today, KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo reported that the iPhone 8 will feature Lightning connectivity with internal changes to support a faster charging.

Who do you believe?

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20:04
Tim Cook introduces Al Gore’s new movie ‘An...

Former vice president and current Apple board member Al Gore today debuted his new movie “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” in Silicon Valley. The movie comes as a sequel to the original film debuted in 2006.

In attendance of the debut in Silicon Valley today were Apple CEO Tim Cook and VP of Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson…

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18:05
Spotify reaches 50 million paid subscribers

Spotify this afternoon announced that it has hit a new milestone, reaching a total of 50 million paying subscribers. That’s up from 40 million in September, suggesting Spotify is growing at a rapid pace despite the surging popularity of Apple Music.

I wonder where all of these people are coming from. Are the Tidal and Pandora users or are they new users that have never used streaming services before? Clearly, there’s still a lot of growth in the streaming business.

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17:50
Bare Bones Software to retire TextWrangler in favor...




Bare Bones Software recently announced it has halted development of popular -- and free -- OS X text and code editor TextWrangler in favor of BBEdit, the company's professional-level HTML and text editor.

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17:48
Amazon says human error caused outage that affected...

Earlier this week, Amazon’s Web Services suffered from a significant outage, bringing down a number of online services and plaguing Apple’s own iCloud platform. While not much was known about what caused the lengthy outage at the time, Amazon has published a new blog post detailing what exactly went wrong, pinpointing it on a human error.

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17:37
Spotify testing lossless audio versions for some...

Spotify is preparing to launch a lossless audio version of its streaming service, according to multiple sources. The offering, which is currently called Spotify Hi-Fi, will offer lossless CD-quality audio to users — similar to what Tidal offers in its Hi-Fi service.

I’m interested to see what the response will be to this service. Lossless isn’t something Apple ever seemed to be keen to offer users, but they may be forced into it if Spotify’s becomes popular.

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17:11
Apple board members receive restricted stock grants...




Each member of Apple's board of directors recently received an automatic grant of restricted stock units currently worth more than $253,000, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings show.

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17:09
Amazon S3 disruption was caused by human error

The Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) team was debugging an issue causing the S3 billing system to progress more slowly than expected. At 9:37AM PST, an authorized S3 team member using an established playbook executed a command which was intended to remove a small number of servers for one of the S3 subsystems that is used by the S3 billing process. Unfortunately, one of the inputs to the command was entered incorrectly and a larger set of servers was removed than intended. The servers that were inadvertently removed supported two other S3 subsystems.

It’s good that Amazon got to the bottom of this and let all of its customers know exactly what happened.

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16:32
The Matias Wireless Aluminum Keyboard is the...

Although I’m a big fan of tactile, clicky mechanical keyboards, I also enjoy the sleekness, quiet keys, and wireless nature of Apple’s Magic Keyboard. I wish Apple would make a full-size Magic Keyboard, but that doesn’t seem to be happening any time soon.

Thankfully Matias, a computer accessory manufacturer that’s been around since the 90s, is offering its own take on what an Apple-made full-sized wireless keyboard could be like. The end result — the $99 Matias Wireless Aluminum Keyboard — is an impressive rendition of Apple design principles, coupled with a few bonus features that truly make this keyboard worth considering.

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16:08
Apple expands ongoing legal battle against Qualcomm...

Apple today further expanded its ongoing legal battle against Qualcomm. According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple has now sued Qualcomm in a U.K. court over the same patent and royalty dispute that prompted lawsuits in other countries, including the United States.

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15:37
Apple Daily Report for March 2, 2017

The AWT News Update is on hiatus while my compadre, Steve, takes a trip. In its place, I’ll offer a text-only (no podcast) summary of breaking stories with a tip o’ my hat to my former website, Apple Daily Report.

Apple has sued Qualcomm in a U.K. court, adding to lawsuits across the globe in a sprawling battle over patents and licensing fees between the iPhone developer and the largest designer of mobile phone chips.

Bare Bones, the maker of the  text editors BBEdit and TextWrangler, is planning to retire the free TextWrangler and make BBEdit free for basic features.

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15:31
Notable apps and app updates for March 2, 2017

On a regular basis, Apple World Today posts a list of notable new apps or app updates that have been released. They may not necessarily be new, but they're popular and deserve mention. Here are today's picks.

iOS Apps/Updates

Rapid Turtle Games has introduced Drop Files 1.0. In the free game, players must drag and drop incoming files to the right folders, handling simple tasks, and dealing with viruses and trash files. Each file has its own folder, like photos go to the photos folder, music files to music folder and more.

Nexon and developer Neople have launched After the End: Forsaken Destiny. In the 3D puzzle adventure game, players discover an ancient world rendered with shades of natural light, while embarking on the parallel journey of father and son, separated by time. After the End: Forsaken Destiny can be downloaded for $3.99 on the...

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15:29
Apple Music rival Spotify hits 50 million paid...




Spotify on Thursday announced a milestone of 50 million paid Premium subscribers, keeping up a strong lead over its main rival in on-demand music streaming, Apple.

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15:28
Chevrolet is first automaker to offer in-vehicle...

Chevrolet has announced today that they are offering a new unlimited plan for U.S. Chevrolet owners who have an in-vehicle OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. The unlimited option will also be available standard for all new Chevrolet models. The new plan is priced at $20/month with service provided by AT&T.

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14:51
Report: Apple’s iOS and macOS lose market share to...

Apple’s iOS and macOS platforms both lost share to Chrome OS in the US K-12 education market last year, according to new data from Futuresource Consulting (via The New York Times).

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14:32
Bare Bones Software sunsetting TextWrangler,...

Bare Bones Software announced this week it will no longer develop new versions of its free code editor app TextWrangler. While the software will continue to work barring any future show stopping bugs, Bare Bones says it won’t release updates to TextWrangler for the next version of macOS.

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14:27
Spotify tops 50 million paid subscribers as it...

The streaming music subscription battles continue to be fierce as Spotify announces today that it has crossed 50 million paid subscribers for its service. This is up from 40 million in September, an increase in user-base of 25% over about five months.

Apple last announced that the $9.99 Apple Music subscription had more than 20 million paying paid subscribers in December 2016, and is yet to release an up-to-date number …

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13:42
Apple's Macs and iPads fall to third place in...




Apple's Macs and iPads have lost significant ground in the U.S. educational market during the last three years, in 2016 slipping to third place behind Chromebooks and Windows devices, according to new research.

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13:24
Human error caused Amazon Web Services outage, Apple...




Tuesday's major Amazon Web Services outage was caused through human error, the retailer has confirmed, with the downtime that impacted a number of online services, including Apple's, traced back to a single wrongly-entered command performed during debugging.

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12:59
Google is making Allo chats a lot more animated

If you've been sad at how Allo manages your GIFs and emojis, a new upgrade for the mobile-only chat app is here on Android. Today's update brings an easier way to access GIFs, 10 new animated emoji and a shortcut to Google Assistant.

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12:30
Apple adds to Qualcomm legal battles with new UK...




Apple on Thursday filed a fresh lawsuit against Qualcomm in the U.K., further escalating the legal row between the two tech firms over patent royalties and chip deals.

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12:22
Google director hints at advanced Assistant tech...




Google Assistant -- the chief rival to Apple's Siri -- could be coming to the iPhone and iPad in the future, a Google director hinted on Thursday.

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11:46
Netgear's R6300v2 dual-band 802.11ac router is...

If you’ve been waiting for an dual-band 802.11ac router to drop below $100, you’re in luck. Amazon is selling the Netgear AC1750 R6300v2 smart router today for $70. That’s about $22 off Amazon’s list price and well below other online retailers, and a return to the lowest price we’ve seen.

The R6300v2 has a few features in common with Netgear’s R6400, which we reviewed in August 2015—though the two routers look nothing like each other. Like the R6400, the discounted R6300 features a maximum throughput of 1300 Megabits per second on...

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11:42
Report: iPads, Macs both losing ground in the U.S....

Apple’s iPads and Macs — which accounted for about half of the mobile devices shipped to schools in the United States in 2013 — are steadily losing ground to inexpensive Chromebook laptops, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting.

In fact, devices running iOS and macOS have hit a new low, falling to third place behind both Google-powered laptops and Windows devices in the education market, notes the research group. However, sales of mobile computers in the U.S. K-12 sector continued to develop in 2016, with annual shipments growing 18% year-on-year in 2016, reaching 12.6 million units, up from 10.7 million in 2015. Futuresource Consulting says the outlook for 2017 is also positive with market shipment growth forecast to remain in double figures.

At an operating system level, Chromebooks continue to gain market share, reaching 58% in 2016, up from 50% in 2015. According to Futuresource...

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11:36
New Apple Watch Stand Looks Like the 128K Mac

With the W3 Stand for the Apple Watch, Elago has tapped into Apple nostalgia while solving a practical problem: a charging stand that looks like the classic 128K Mac. With a watch positioned sideways within the accessory in Nightstand Mode, users get a geeky bedside clock.

 

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11:15
Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts to speak at April...




Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts will be one of the featured speakers at next month's Global Retailing Conference in Tucson, Ariz., according to the event's website.

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11:00
How to set up Apple's carrier billing on your...




In select countries -- notably excluding the U.S. so far -- people wanting to pay for iTunes, iBooks, App Store, or Apple Music purchases can do so through carrier billing, which simply adds the cost onto monthly phone bills. Here's how to set that up, whether you're on an iPhone or another device.

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10:36
Patent-holding company’s $533M verdict against Apple...


A representative patent image showing how Smartflash's "data storage and access system" works. (credit: USPTO)

It looked like Smartflash LLC had Apple right where it wanted it after a jury awarded the patent-holding company $533 million—one of the largest patent verdicts in history.

The dreams of patent riches have gone up in smoke after a panel of appeals judges ruled that all three of Smartflash's patents are invalid as overly abstract. At this point in history, a one-employee patent-holding company with no novel legal argument has an...

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10:35
Twitter Adds Heft to Anti-Harassment Toolbox


Twitter over the next few months will roll out changes designed to increase the safety of users, including the following: Its algorithms will help identify accounts as they engage in abusive behavior, so the burden no longer will be on victims to report it; users will be able to restrict their tweets to followers for a set amount of time; new filtering options will give users more control over what they see from certain types of accounts; and new mute functionality will let users mute tweets from within their home timelines.

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10:31
RapidWeaver 7.3

Brings a number of improvements and bug fixes to the Web design and publishing software. ($99 new, free update, 87.7 MB)

 

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10:25
Apple Watch saw 'best quarter ever' with 4...




Thanks to the Series 1 and Series 2, the Apple Watch saw its best-ever performance in the December quarter, according to research estimates shared on Thursday -- even if Apple was eclipsed in the wearables market by the likes of Xiaomi.

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09:41
Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts appearing at next...

Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts is set to appear as a featured speaker at this year’s Global Retailing Conference scheduled for next month in Tucson, Arizona. Ahrendts has led Apple’s retail and online stores since leaving her CEO position at Burberry between 2013 and 2014.

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09:35
9to5Mac writers talking tech kit: Ben Lovejoy

Time moves quickly in the tech world. Back in 2013, I thought it would be fun to share the Apple kit I use, and to invite you to do the same in the comments. Three-and-a-half years later, some of that kit looks almost comically dated – like the iPad 2.

So it’s time for an update, and this time I’m taking a slightly broader approach and talking about both Apple and non-Apple tech. So, as before, let’s begin with the things on my desk …

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09:30
Apple investigating hide-able, attachable Apple...




Apple is continuing to work on solving the problem of storing the Apple Pencil when it isn't required by the user, with a patent application published on Tuesday revealing designs for Pencil loops incorporated into iPad Pro cases and covers, keeping the stylus close at hand.

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09:29
The pure cinema of Alfred Hitchcock

I’ve been a huge Hitchcock every since I found out one of my relatives worked with him in the 1950s. As the article points out, we think of him as a director of suspense films but his visual artistry and manipulation of your emotions through images was incredible.

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09:29
2 million people have watched this 8-year-old...

Hockey isn’t the only thing we Canadians do on ice. We can bust a move, too.

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09:01
Chrome for MacOS will block rogue ad injections and...

Google has expanded its Safe Browsing service, allowing Google Chrome on macOS to better protect users from programs that locally inject ads into webpages or that change the browser’s homepage and search settings.

The Safe Browsing service is used by Google’s search engine, as well as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, to block users from accessing websites that host malicious code or malicious software. The service is also used in Chrome to scan downloaded files and block users from executing those that are flagged as malicious.

“Safe Browsing is broadening its protection of macOS devices, enabling safer browsing experiences by improving defenses against unwanted software and malware targeting macOS,” Google said in a blog post Wednesday. “As a result, macOS users may start seeing more warnings when they navigate to dangerous sites or download dangerous files.”

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08:52
Facebook's video app rolls out on Apple TV

Facebook recently rolled outs its promised video app for Apple TV, which the company calls “a new way to enjoy Facebook videos on a bigger screen.” After spending some brief time with the app, it feels like this could be a big hit for people who want to strip out everything but videos from their Facebook feed.

Facebook for Apple TV is simply called "Facebook Video" in the Apple TV App Store. Similar to other TV apps, you can log in from your mobile device. In Facebook Video’s case, that means using the Facebook mobile app, or via the web at Facebook.com/device.

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08:50
IDC: Apple Watch’s record Q4 makes it #3 in...

IDC today released its latest numbers on the worldwide wearable market for 2016— including both smartwatches that run apps and more basic fitness and health trackers— highlighting gains during the fourth quarter for Apple, Xiaomi, and others at the expense of market leader Fitbit.

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08:34
Apple fulfilling LG UltraFine 5K display orders...




A multitude of reports claim that a LG UltraFine 5K order placed as recently as a week ago will be shipped much earlier than expected, with some people expecting the order as soon as this afternoon.

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08:20
KGI reports Apple iPhone 8 will not switch to USB-C...

KGI is refuting claims made in the Wall Street Journal earlier this week that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 would replace Lightning with a USB-C port.

KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo today writes that this is not the case, all three new 2017 iPhones (two modest updates to existing iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and one radically-redesigned OLED bezel-less device) will retain the proprietary Lightning port. Apple will add fast charging capabilities with internal component changes …

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08:02
Analyst: Apple won’t ditch Lightning ports for USB-C...

There was a rumor this week that Apple will ditch the Lightning port for a USB-C port on the upcoming “iPhone 8.” I said it wouldn't happen and apparently KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo agrees.

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — he says the Lightning port will remain on all of Apple's three new iPhones coming later this year. Apple is expected to utilize "Type-C Power Delivery" technology in this year's iPhones, the analyst adds.

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07:52
All of Apple's 2017 iPhones will include fast...




While the underlying technology behind the charging may change, the Lightning port will remain on all of Apple's three new iPhones coming later this year -- including the flagship "iPhone 8" --?according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities.

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