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Apple prepares for finishing touches at Campus 2,...

Apple has updated its general construction schedule for its new Campus 2 site, pushing back its expected end date for building construction by three months and noting the start of landscaping work expected to last into the second quarter of next year.


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Apple has made mockups of iMessage for Android

We used to be under the impression that Apple would never, ever consider bringing iMessage to Android. Now, new information has surfaced that suggests otherwise.

Apple has created internal mockups of iMessage for Android, according to John Gruber. These detailed mockups were used to test the look and feel of the iMessage experience on the competing platform, but they have never been released publicly.

“I’ve heard from little birdies that mockups of iMessage for Android have circulated within the company, with varying UI styles ranging from looking like the iOS Messages app to pure Material Design,” Gruber wrote on Daring Fireball. The Apple Music app for Android, the only Apple service to have made the crossover, features Android fonts and Material Design....

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Project Titan sets up shop in Canada, with employees...

Ah, Canada: a land of wide-open spaces to test automonous driving software, and people too polite to blow up your spot. Well, until Mark Gurman catches on. Gurman and Gerrit De Vynck at Bloomberg reported Wednesday that Apple has “dozens” of software engineers working out of an office outside of Ottawa, Ontario—just a five minute walk from BlackBerry’s QNX division, which provides automotive software. In fact, Bloomberg reports, about two dozen of Apple’s engineers came directly from QNX.

Two of those hires include Dan Dodge, former QNX CEO; and Derrick Keefe, a senior engineer with a decade of experience, according to Bloomberg’s anonymous sources.


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Google Hangouts

 October 26, 2016 11:30:00 AM PDT

The problem with Google Hangouts should be resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and continued support. Please rest assured that system reliability is a top priority at Google, and we are making continuous improvements to make our systems better.

 October 26, 2016 10:25:00 AM PDT

Google Hangouts service has already been restored for some users, and we expect a resolution for all users in the near future. Please note this time frame is an estimate and may change.

Hangouts Chat service was experiencing some latency and loading issues for some users.

 October 26, 2016 9:40:00 AM PDT

We're investigating reports of an issue with Google Hangouts. We will provide more information shortly.

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Big MacBook update tomorrow means now is the time to...

With the release of the new MacBook/Pros tomorrow, and it all but a certainty that this will be the biggest update the Pros have seen in years, now is the perfect time to sell your current MacBook/laptop before it drops in value at

Although new MacBook releases don’t usually affect the value of older models as dramatically as new iPhones do, with such a substantial update we predict a steep decline in the value of older and current MacBook/Air/Pros. The Retina MacBook Pros and 12” MacBook will likely drop in value by several hundred dollars, while the older MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs could see their values quickly approaching zero.

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Apple To Help Viewers Discover TV Shows Through an...

Apple plans to announce a new way for viewers to discover TV shows through an app, according to a report on USA Today. The app will release as soon as this week, the report adds. From the article: Described to network executives as "the Watch List," the app will recommend shows based on the content viewers access through their Apple TVs. For example, a subscriber to FX Networks might be encouraged to check out the new dramatic series Atlanta. This new approach of distilling recommendations into a single app builds on the improvements in search and discovery that Apple introduced last year, with the fourth update to its Apple TV streaming box.


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TMO Daily Observations 2016-10-26: AAPl Q4 Earnings...

Apple’s fourth quarter earnings report numbers came out yesterday, and some say they look good while other say they look bad. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their perspectives on how Apple is performing, plus they offer up their reactions to Microsoft’s just announced Surface Studio ahead of tomorrow’s new Mac launch event.

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Deals: Where to get an iPhone 7 Plus right now for...

With demand outpacing supply, Apple's iPhone 7 Plus has a wait time of nearly a month when ordered directly from Apple. If you want the newest iPhone right now, though, there are ways to lessen the premium and get a 7 Plus right away.

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Comment: Microsoft Surface Studio is the company’s...

During Microsoft’s October Windows event today, the company did something I never expected them to do: surpass Apple’s own desktop solution and experiences. Microsoft announced the launch of their new Surface Studio desktop, an all-in-one system with a beautiful 28” touchscreen display. A powerhouse of a system with specs up to 32GB of RAM and a GPU with 4 GB video RAM, Microsoft is really pulling out all the stops here to make their desktop solution attractive to all creatives in a way normally seen as Apple’s place.

The iMac has maintained the same design for the past few years, and with the Mac Pro seemingly forgotten within the desktop lineup, Microsoft has a solid chance at stealing some of Apple’s customers away.


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Apple said to unveil discovery for TV shows on Apple...

Dawn Chmielewski writing for USA Today:

Described to network executives as “the Watch List,” the app will recommend shows based on the content viewers access through their Apple TVs. For example, a subscriber to FX Networks might be encouraged to check out the new dramatic series Atlanta.

I’m still waiting for Single Sign-On that was promised with the release of tvOS 10.

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Liveblog: Apple’s first Mac event in ages starts...

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Apple's latest media event kicks off tomorrow, October 27, at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern. After focusing primarily on the iPhone and Apple Watch at its event in September, Apple is expected to dedicate this one mostly to its aging Mac lineup.

This will be Apple's first onstage mention of Mac hardware since March of 2015, when the company unveiled its one-ported Retina MacBook. The only Mac updates to happen since then—the 2016 refresh of the MacBook and new 4K and 5K iMacs—were introduced more quietly via press releases and early reviews.

The MacBook Pro is expected to be the event's biggest announcement, and Apple itself has already leaked significant details about the laptop. It has a customizable OLED touchscreen in place of...

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Jony Ive’s next design: A Christmas tree

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Claridge’s Christmas Tree will be designed by long-time friends of the hotel, Sir Jony Ive, Chief Design Officer at Apple, and Marc Newson, one of the world’s most influential industrial designers. The tree will be unveiled in Claridge’s lobby on Friday 18 November, 2016.

The Claridge’s Christmas Tree has long been a seasonal landmark and symbolises the start of the festive season in the capital, drawing visitors and Londoners alike to admire its creative design. This is the seventh year that Claridge’s has invited a favourite guest to reinterpret the tree in their own distinctive style.

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Google halts rollout of fiber in US cities

The rollout of Google Fiber will be paused in Chicago, Dallas, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Portland, San Diego, San Jose, and Tampa, Dilts added.

It will continue in places where it is already active, so existing customers needn’t worry. It will be interesting to see how AT&T’s fiber project reacts to this.

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'iPhone 8' to come in three sizes, feature...

Apple is planning to launch next year's flagship iPhone in 4.7-, 5-, and 5.5-inch sizes, and will likely use glass backs for all three, a Japanese report claimed on Wednesday.

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The NYT buying Wirecutter and Sweethome is so much...

I think the sites are amazing, using them on a regular basis, but I don’t think the sale itself is. Actually, the sale makes me worry what The New York Times will do to make changes to suit itself, rather than its readers.

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News: Report: iPhone 8 likely to come in three glass...

Three new iPhone 8 models set to be released next year could feature all-glass backs, Nikkei Asian Review reports. An industry source said the phones are likely to feature glass front and back pieces produced by China’s Biel Crystal Manufactory and Lens Technology, with the glass pieces held together by a metal frame. “Apple has tentatively decided that all the 5.5-inch, 5-inch and 4.7-inch models will have glass backs, departing from…

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Rumor: all 2017 iPhones will have glass-backed bodies

Apple is working on three new iPhone 8 models (shown in fanciful mock-ups) that will launch next year, and all will sport glass-backed bodies, reports Japanese news site Nikkei.

“Apple has tentatively decided that all the 5.5-inch, 5-inch and 4.7-inch models will have glass backs, departing from metal casings adopted by current iPhones, and Biel and Lens are likely to be providing all the glass backs for the new iPhones next year," the article adds, quoting unnamed sources. The glass front and back will reportedly be held together by a metal frame.

Other rumors about the “iPhone 8” — which may be dubbed the “iPhone 10” since 2017 is the Apple smartphone’s 10th anniversary— say it will come with a curved OLED screen, wireless charging, a faster A11 processor, and no Home button. The Home...

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In China, Some Apple Users Opt For iPhone Makeover...

Instead of buying a new iPhone model, some Chinese iPhone owners are giving their old models a makeover to look like the latest version -- a trend that could dent Apple's efforts to boost sales in what has been its biggest growth driver. Catherine Cadell, reporting for Reuters: Online sites offer shoppers makeover kits, false cameras and even dust plugs to hide the removed headphone jack to give their iPhone 6 or 6S the appearance of the iPhone 7 -- Apple's latest flagship product which launched last month. The makeover quirk mirrors a broader view among some Chinese users that the iPhone 7 doesn't have enough new features to convince them to trade up. "I don't have the money to upgrade, and the (iPhone) 7 is just so-so," said a Beijing-based sales worker, who said he was getting a Shenzhen firm to replace his iPhone 6 back casing with a fake iPhone 7 shell. "I'm changing it to show off," he said, giving only his surname Gao as he wasn't sure that what he was doing was legal....

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Elgato's Eve HomeKit light switch is an easy...

Smart light bulbs are a dime a dozen, but home device maker Elgato decided that another effective way to control your home lighting isn’t a bulb and hub or bridge set-up—it’s a smart light switch. The company’s new $50 Eve Light Switch is the first HomeKit-compatible product of its kind, which means you can control your lights with just your voice. Thanks, Siri!

The simple white Bluetooth wall plate replaces your standard single pole switch, which you can either swap out yourself or call in a professional. (You can watch this video for full installation details, but note that you'll need a neutral wire in the switch box to set up the Eve switch, which some older homes lack.) The best part is you can control your lights without outfitting your house with smart bulbs and a hub—though you can use the Eve switch to control those, too, if...

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Rumor: Apple to announce a ‘watch list’ app at...

At tomorrow’s’ “hello, again” event, Apple will new an app that lets Apple TV users find new shows based on what they watch on the Apple set-top box.

The app has been described as "the Watch List" to network executives, but will take on a different name when it actually reaches the public, according to USA Today, quoting unnamed sources. For network programmers, it provides a central hub for promoting new shows — “a helpful tool at a time when old programming tricks for launching a new series, such as wedging a freshman show next to a hit program, don’t work in the digital world,” the article adds. 

The Watch List could be same as Apple's rumored viewing guide for the Apple TV. According to Recode, Apple is...

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Elgato debuts standalone Eve Light Switch for Apple...

Accessory maker Elgato on Wednesday launched the Eve Light Switch, which it claimed is the world's first standalone switch with support for Apple's HomeKit.

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Who Wants to Be a Mac Dictator?

Did you know that macOS Sierra (and Mac OS X El Capitan) have pretty good dictation built-in at no extra cost? Dictation can be faster than typing and a nice change of pace; discover how to enable and use it in this week’s thrilling episode of Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves, only here at The Mac Observer!

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Nikkei: iPhone 8 will introduce 5-inch version, all-...

Nikkei Asian Review is adding to recent reports that Apple will move to an all-glass design with the iPhone 8 next year, while reporting that the lineup will add a 5-inch model. Apple previously used an all-glass design with the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s, but switched to aluminum backs with the iPhone 5 through iPhone 7. And a 5-inch iPhone 8 would add a new option to the current lineup which includes 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch flagship models.


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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Duet Display iPad App $10,...

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Microsoft debuts Surface Studio all-in-one PC,...

Alongside the 28-inch all-in-one Surface Studio PC, Microsoft's new Surface Book i7 announced Wednesday is said to triple the performance of the currently shipping high-end MacBook pro 13-inch that hasn't been updated for a year and a half.

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Apple’s ‘hello again’ Event to Include Apple TV...

Apple’s “hello again” event on Thursday is shaping up to include more than new Mac announcements. A report claims the company will also unveil an Apple TV app that helps TV viewers discover new shows.

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What to expect from Apple’s Mac event

It’s unlikely all of these products will be upgraded tomorrow but Apple has a lot of catching up to do.

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Apple to announce 'watch list' TV...

One of the things Apple reportedly plans to showcase at its Oct. 27 event is a new app that will let people find new shows based on what they watch on an Apple TV.

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∞ Hypnotic video of robots working together to make...

[VIDEO] This is wonderful to watch. I love the fact that all the robots are focused on a central point, working together to operate on something tiny.

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Apple giveth, and Apple taketh away — the Escape key

Jeff Geerling commenting on the apparent loss of the escape key (Shawn called this out yesterday in this post) on the recently leaked MacBook Pro image, with a suggestion on replacing it.

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News: Report: New Apple TV app to provide show...

An Apple TV app set to be announced Thursday will help users find new shows based on what they already like, USA Today reports. Sources said the app has been referred to as “the Watch List” in discussions with network executives, and it will recommend shows based on what viewers are accessing with their Apple TV. The move could be a boon for networks looking to adapt to a digital marketplace where they can’t simply schedule a new…

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Report: Apple to announce new app for Apple TV at...

Although the Apple event scheduled for tomorrow has been colloquially labelled as a ‘new Mac’ unveiling, it appears Apple will be talking about some other things as well.

USA Today is reporting that Apple is preparing to unveil a new app for Apple TV, which will give users personalised TV shows recommendations. The app will contextually suggest TV shows to watch based on their existing viewing habits and content subscriptions.


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Apple said to develop car operating system in...

Mark Gurman and Gerrit De Vynck, writing for Bloomberg:

Apple Inc. has dozens of software engineers in Canada building a car operating system, a rare move for a company that often houses research and development projects close to its Cupertino, California headquarters, according to people familiar with the matter.

Many of the engineers working in Canada were hired over the past year and about two dozen came from BlackBerry Ltd.’s QNX, a leading automotive software provider, the people said. They asked not to be identified discussing details of a secret project.


The most notable Apple hire from QNX was its chief executive officer, Dan Dodge. Since joining Apple’s Project Titan car initiative early this year, he’s taken on a larger role overseeing the car operating system, splitting his time between Canada and California, the people said. Another notable addition is Derrick Keefe, who left QNX last year after more than a decade as a senior engineer,...

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Was the Google Pixel built in a mere 9 months? It...

Ron Amadeo, writing for Ars Technica:

The most interesting tidbit comes from David Pierce, a senior staff writer at our sister site Wired. Speaking on the Wired Podcast, Pierce said he was told that the Pixel phones had a mere nine months of development time. After asking Google why the phone didn’t have the same level of water resistance as other high-end flagships, Pierce said, “their answer was essentially ‘We ran out of time.’ There apparently had been this plan for a long time, and at the end of 2015, they blew it all up and started over. So they essentially went from nothing to launch in nine months and a week.”


Let’s examine this timeline. Why would Google “blow everything up” at the end of 2015? We can fill in the blanks with a report from Android Police, which claims that Google’s 2016 smartphone lineup was originally going to be built by Huawei.

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Microsoft reveals VR & AR-focused Windows 10...

Microsoft is making a big push into augmented reality and virtual reality with its newly announced Windows 10 Creator's Update, and bringing tools for creation of the new media natively to Windows 10.

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How to Add a Physical Escape Key to the New MacBook...

The Escape key has been on our keyboards practically since the beginning of time—even the Apple II had one. That’s changing with tomorrow’s MacBook Pro refresh and its Magic Toolbar. The physical Escape key is going virtual, but Apple is including a way to let other keys handle its task.

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AT&T charges US law enforcement for access to...

Rather than simply hand over data when asked, AT&T is actually charging U.S. law enforcement agencies between $100,000 and $1 million or more per year to access its metadata, turning a profit, according to a report.

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Transcript of Apple’s earnings call, and one vexing...

Shoutout to the community-minded Jason Snell and Serenity Caldwell for capturing the transcript of the earnings call, as they do. Thank you both.

On the call, one particular question that is getting a lot of discussion:

Steve Milunovich, UBS: Some investors are antsy that Apple’s not acquired new profit pools or introduced a financially-material new product in recent years. The question is: A, does Apple today have a grand strategy for what you want to do? I know you won’t tell us what it is, but do you know what you want to do over the next three to maybe five years? Or is it more a “read the market and quickly react”? And B, do you have any sense of — we’re kind of in a gap period where the technology and, arguably, what we’d call the next job to be done, haven’t yet aligned, and maybe in a couple years we will see this flurry of new products and it’ll sort of match what people want to do, but it’s not quite here yet.

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Today's the last day to get a VPNSecure...

A few weeks ago we offered a lifetime subscription to VPNSecure for $39, and that has become one of the most popular deals we've ever had in the Apple World Today Deals Shop. All good things must come to an end, and today is the last day to get your VPNSecure lifetime subscription for $39 -- that's a 91% discount!

Seasoned world travelers know that although it's great to keep friends and relatives up to date on what you're doing by sending emails and using social networks, unsecured networks can put personal information at risk. Any time you use an unsecured Wi-Fi network at a hotel, coffee shop, or internet cafe anywhere in the world, you're opening yourself to having your personal data or identity stolen. That's why you should seriously consider using a VPN (virtual...

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New $49 Elgato Eve Light Switch adds smart HomeKit...

Elgato is expanding its range of Bluetooth HomeKit devices with a new standalone smart light switch, available from today for $49.95. The Eve Light Switch replaces the wall switches you already have in your house, to make the lighting in the room accessible to HomeKit without changing bulbs or buying bridges and other accessories.

The lights are then exposed to HomeKit via Siri or the iOS 10 Home app; simply use your voice to turn them and off. The lights are also controllable away from home if you have a third-generation or fourth-generation Apple TV to act as a hub for Remote Access.


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News: Apple’s German website adds Apple Pay support...

Apple’s German website now features a support page explaining how to use Apple Pay, but the mobile payment service still hasn’t debuted in the country. Rumors about an impending Apple Pay launch in Germany started over the weekend, when a Reddit user unearthed several hints on Apple’s website, including a map that showed Germany highlighted alongside other Apple Pay countries. The new page wasn’t taken down after it was discovered,…

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Elgato introduces the Eve HomeKit compatible wall...

Elgato has launched the $49.95 Eve Light Switch, which the company says is the world’s first light switch with HomeKit technology for light control. It transforms any single or multi-bulb setup into a Siri-enabled lighting system, so you can use your voice to control your existing bulbs regardless of their shape, size or color. 

Eve Light Switch replaces a single pole switch and features Bluetooth low energy technology to ensure easy setup, reliable operation, and power efficiency, according to Elgate General Manager Markus Fest. It’s one of eight products in the company’s Eve line of HomeKit-enabled accessories.

The Eve Light Switch features a capacitive touch sensor to manually turn a light on or off. It replaces a single pole switch and is ready for DIY or professional installation. Thanks to Bluetooth low energy technology, Eve Light Switch doesn’t require a gateway or bridge, and is totally immune to cyber attacks over the Internet, Fest says. 

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Wall Street positive on Apple's Q4 earnings,...

Though immediate investor reaction saw share prices drop following the results of Apple's September quarter, analysts on Wall Street are thinking longer term and remain bullish about AAPL stock.

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Jony Ive and Marc Newson are growing the iTree

Apple Design Chief Jony Ive’s new creation is the iTree. Well, okay, that’s not really its name, but Ive and his buddy, Marc Newson, are designing the 2016 Christmas tree for the Claridge hotel in London. The tree will be unveiled in Claridge’s lobby on Friday Nov. 18.

The Claridge’s Christmas Tree has long been a seasonal landmark and symbolizes the start of the festive season in the capital, drawing visitors and Londoners alike to admire its creative design, says Paul Jackson, Claridge’s general manager. This is the seventh year that Claridge’s has invited a favorite guest to reinterpret the tree in their own distinctive style.

“Christmas has always been a truly special time of year at Claridge’s and we are delighted to welcome our friends Jony and Marc to spread their legendary creative magic this year,” says Jackson. “We truly believe their innovative spirit and ground-breaking...

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French Apple iPhone, iMac bludgeoner given six-month...

The man who smashed at least 17 demo stations at the Dijon, France Apple store on Sept. 29 had his day in court, and in addition to a six-month suspended jail sentence, he must pay Apple 17,548 euros for the damage -- far short of the company's own estimate.

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Apple Pay Vice President Jennifer Bailey to speak at...

The Apple executive vice president tapped to helm Apple Pay, Jennifer Bailey, will be speaking with Kara Swisher at the Code Commerce conference in Las Vegas on Dec. 6.

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Apple design head Jony Ive collaborates on Claridge...

Apple design officer Jony Ive's next one-off project will be a collaboration with designer Marc Newson on the 2016 Claridge's Christmas tree, a staple of the holiday season in London.

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iOS 10.1: Turning Off Duplicate Portrait Mode Images

This Quick Tip is about the spankin’-new Portrait Mode available on the iPhone 7 Plus, which’ll let you take shots with a special depth effect applied. However, if you don’t want your iPhone to keep an additional version of each of your Portrait Mode images, come read this article and find out how to turn that off!

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QuickBooks Online to add Apple Pay integration

With the help of a home network, a streaming device can connect with various devices. The content can be streamed on the Internet, a central repository, or any connected device. Along with wireless streaming, streaming media devices also support wired streaming using a cabled LAN.

At the third annual QuickBooks Connect conference, Intuit said it will roll out a suite of product innovations “designed to fuel the next wave of worldwide small business success.” One of those is Apple Pay integration with QuickBooks Online.

Sasan Goodarzi, executive vice president of Intuit’s Small Business Group, said it takes 28 days for the average small business to get paid, and 64% of small businesses have invoices that go unpaid for 60...

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AdaptiveMobile claims that ‘thousands’ of North...

AdaptiveMobile, which specializes in mobile network security, claims that continued spam is being sent from North American iCloud users’ accounts, resulting in these accounts being used to send “hundreds of thousands” of spam SMS messages to China. The company is also reporting a broadening of attacks, with the initial messages offering counterfeit luxury goods now expanding to promote gambling sites.

AdaptiveMobile issued a report in September showing how attackers were using compromised North American iCloud accounts to send SMS spam from iPhones attached to the accounts. Today, the Company...

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Martian Notifier Smartwatch: $29.99

We have a different kind of deal for you today on the Martian Notifier Smartwatch. This device can receive and display notifications, and trigger your smartphone’s camera. You can customize vibration alerts, too. It’s available in black, red, or white, and it’s priced at just $29.99. There are videos on the deal listing, along with more information.

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News: Daily Deal: Last Chance to get the Pay What...

Today’s your last chance to get the Pay What You Want Award-Winning Mac Bundle, with thirteen powerful apps to make your Mac a productivity powerhouse. Pay whatever you want for Screen Grabber Pro, eXtra Voice Recorder, and Photo Stitcher, and if you beat the average price you’ll receive the complete set of apps, including Drive Genius 4, The Hit List, Aurora HDR, and more.

Get the Pay What You Want Award-Winning Mac Bundle now...

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Read, search, annotate PDFs with PDF Viewer, free on...

This is a no-brainer. PDF Viewer is built by the team behind PSPDFKit, the top mobile PDF framework incorporated into apps like Dropbox, Box, HipChat, Evernote and Ulysses and used internally by companies such as IBM, SAP, United Airlines, BMW, Audi and many more. In short, these folks really know the ins and outs of PDF.

PDF Viewer is free on the iOS App Store. Here’s the iTunes link. Go get it.

UPDATE: PDF Viewer was just added to the “New Apps We Love” list in the iOS App Store. Well that didn’t take long!


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Delta app lets you track your bag’s location in real...

I usually travel hand-baggage only as it saves time on arrival and removes the stress of wondering whether your luggage will arrive, but if you can’t avoid hold baggage, Delta now lets you keep an eye on it via its Fly Delta app.

Delta started attaching RFID tags to bags back in April, but at that stage it was purely for use by the airline itself. It’s now making that same data available to customers, so you can see whether your bag made it onto the plane and then track it all the way to the carousel on arrival …


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Apple posts $9 billion profit on $46.9 billion in...

Apple’s annual revenue has fallen for the first time since 2001. The company went from $233.7 billion in 2015 to $217 billion in the 2016 fiscal year. This marks a 9 percent decline since 2001, largely due to the continued decline in iPhone sales, down 5 percent year over year.

The company sold 45.5 million iPhones in the fourth quarter—also its final quarter of fiscal 2016—though that includes just two weeks of iPhone 7 sales and only the earliest signs of Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 catastrophe impact.

As such, Apple made a $9 billion profit from $46.9 billion in revenue in Q4 of 2016, down year-over-year from an $11.1 billion profit off $51.5 billion in Q4 of 2015. And while profits and revenue are down pretty much across the board,...

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Apple leaks next-gen MacBook Pro image with macOS 10...

Apple may have accidentally revealed some of the goods to be announced at the media event on October 27th via the macOS Sierra 10.12.1 update.

The update apparently includes hidden Apple Pay images that depict the brand new MacBook Pro with an OLED touch panel.

This confirms that such a product is in the works and affirms that it will be on top of the keyboard where the function keys would normally be placed. It very clearly supports Touch ID, as it is seen used with Apple Pay.

The OLED touch panel has also been dubbed the “Magic Toolbar” and appears to be contextual, changing according to what’s on the screen.

Aside from the OLED touch panel, the new MacBook Pro looks similar in design to the existing models....

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How to watch Apple's Oct. 27 'Hello Again...

On Thursday, Oct. 27, Apple will host its second press event of the fall, where it's expected to showcase new MacBook models including an overhauled MacBook Pro with an OLED touchbar, USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, and possibly more. As usual, there will be several ways to watch.

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AAPL shares fall 3% in after-hours trading despite...

Despite Apple announcing Q4 earnings which lined-up almost perfectly with analyst expectations, the company’s shares price fell 3.26% in after-hours trading. After closing at $118.25 before the announcement, they were trading at $114.40 at the time of writing.

Although the company did report its first full-year decline in revenue since 2001, this had been predicted. Comparing the pre-announcement analyst consensus with the actual results, it’s remarkable just how close they were …


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What to expect from Apple’s Mac event this week

The age of Apple’s Mac lineup has become a topic of frequent conversation (slash punchline) among tech journalists and commentators lately. The oft-referenced MacRumors Buyers Guide has been a constellation of big red “DON’T BUY” labels for months, and it’s because we’ve only gotten one Mac update since October of 2015.

Last refresh
Last redesign

April 2016
April 2015

MacBook Air
March 2015

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Put a BarraCuda 4TB in your Drobo 5C

You need drives to populate your Drobo 5C (see my review), and one of the best, all-round choices I’ve run across so far is the 3.5-inch BarraCuda 4TB drive

It offers lots of bang for the buck (about $100) and allows you to store and retrieve data quickly. You can store about 480 HD videos or 80,000 photos or 1,000,000 songs — or, of course, a combination of all these. Like me, your collection of photos, music, and videos probably grows dramatically each week. With the Drobo 5C/BarraCuda 4TB combo, you can store LOTS of digital media, then add another drive (or four) for even more storage capacity.

The BarraCuda — which sports a SATA 6Gb/second interface and 64MB cache — comes with a generous two-year warranty. My one...

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Services now worth more to Apple than each of iPad...

Apple’s Services category covers everything from paid iCloud storage tiers to Apple Music subscriptions, and it’s been clear for some time that this recurring revenue is becoming increasingly important to the company’s bottom-line. Just how important was revealed in yesterday’s earnings report: in Q4, Services revenue was larger than each of iPad and Mac sales …


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How to change text size on your Apple Watch

You young whipper-snappers may find it easy to read the small text on an Apple Watch screen, but some of us who are more …. seasoned … may prefer some bigger letters. Thankfully, it’s easy to change the text size on your smartwatch. Here’s how:

  • Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  • Select Brightness & Text Size. Use the bottom slider to adjust text size. The farther right you move the slider, the bigger the text gets.

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Apple posts Apple Pay support page on German website...

After a bumpy Apple Pay rollout in Japan earlier this week, Apple this week posted a support an explainer page covering the payments service to its regional German website, suggesting an impending launch in that country.

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Apple Pay exec Jennifer Bailey to speak at Code...

Apple’s head of Apple Pay, Jennifer Bailey, is set to appear alongside other industry titans at Recode’s Code Commerce conference this December. The Apple exec ran the company’s online stores for many years and now leads Apple Pay, Apple’s contactless mobile payments solution.

The Code Commerce meeting takes place multiple times a year; Bailey will be appearing at the last one in 2016 on December 6. No doubt the new MacBook Pro with integrated Apple Pay will form part of the discussions.


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Apple's Annual Sales Fall For First Time Since...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNNMoney: Apple just posted its first annual sales decline since 2001, the year it launched the iPod and kicked off a tremendous run of groundbreaking products. The tech company revealed Tuesday that annual sales fell to $216 billion in the 2016 fiscal year ending September 30, from a record $234 billion in 2015. The sales decline is closely connected to the falling sales for the iPhone, which remains Apple's largest source of revenue. Apple sold 45.5 million iPhones in the September quarter, down from 48 million iPhones in the same quarter a year earlier. That marks the third consecutive quarter when iPhone sales and overall revenue have declined from a year prior. Many analysts have raised concerns that the global smartphone market is saturated. Customers are taking longer to replace their phones. And Apple's latest iPhone is a dead ringer for the previous two models, eliminating some of the desire to upgrade. The good news is that this...

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IBM extends Watson cognitive capabilities to...

As part of a continued partnership with Apple, IBM on Tuesday announced an extension of the MobileFirst for iOS program that integrates Watson cognitive computing technology to bring natural language processing, deep data analytics and more to iOS 10.

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Apple VP Lisa Jackson talks of sharing user data...

WikiLeaks’ ongoing dump of emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager John Podesta have already offered a few insights relating to Apple and Tim Cook. The most recent dump, however, includes an email from Apple executive Lisa Jackson which may seem a little jarring to Apple customers at first because she is boasting about the thousands of times every month that Apple is sharing data with the government and the acknowledgement that, even with encryption, Apple devices still have some juicy morsels for law enforcement:

Thousands of times every month, we give governments information about Apple customers and devices, in response to warrants and other forms of legal process. We have a team that responds to those requests 24 hours a day. Strong encryption does not eliminate Apple’s ability to give law enforcement meta...

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Apple Says It Will Return to Revenue Growth in...

Apple on Tuesday guided December quarter revenue higher than the year-ago quarter, the first time in four quarters that Apple would beat year-over-year sales. That guidance is a mixed bag of good news and meh news, and it’s complicated by a number of factors. Bryan Chaffin examines those factors.

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No hardware Escape key on new MacBook Pros? Don’t...

After seeing the leaks for the upcoming MacBook Pro, many people have wondered how their workflows might be hindered by the removal of the hardware Escape key. While it’s very likely that an Escape key will be able to be mapped to the OLED Magic Toolbar, macOS Sierra contains another handy provision for those of you who still prefer to use a dedicated hardware key.


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Apple Has Created 'Detailed Mockups' of...

One of the biggest features on iOS that isn't available on Android is iMessage, an instant messaging service that allows users to send information over Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, and other forms of internet access to other iOS or OS X users. Earlier this year, there were been rumors swirling around the possibility of the service coming to Android due to Apple's increased focus on services, "which means opening up certain avenues beyond its own iOS and OS X platforms." Today, Daring Fireball's John Gruber has added fuel to the fire by mentioning that he's "heard from little birdies" that a handful of "detailed mockups" of iMessage for Android have been shared around Apple. MacRumors reports: The user interface of the Android app is said to have gone through numerous designs, from one that looks identical to the version on iOS, to another that has a "pure Material Design," using Google's design language it developed a few years ago. Gruber still thinks iMessage on Android "might happen sooner or...

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Apple makes slow pivot to India as China sales cool

Once Apple's largest growth market, revenues from Greater China slid 30 percent during the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016, prompting the company to turn at least part of its focus toward prospects in India.

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Despite $9 Billion Profit, Apple Revenues Slump...

Even though Apple introduced new products in Q4 2016, the company’s financial slump has continued, with services being the main bright spot in its quarterly earnings report. It’s not exactly doom and gloom, though, since Apple still posted a net profit over $9 billion on revenues of $46.9 billion.


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Antique Kernel Flaw Opens Door to New Dirty Cow...

A Linux security vulnerability first discovered more than a decade ago once again poses a threat, Red Hat warned last week, as an exploit that could allow attackers to gain enhanced privileges on affected computers has turned up in the wild. Users need to take steps to patch their systems to prevent the exploit, known as "Dirty Cow," from granting access to unprivileged attackers. "What's changed isn't the vulnerability itself, but rather the manner in which it's being exploited," said Josh Bressers, a security strategist at Red Hat.

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Tim Cook: Giving Up Privacy with Siri and AI is a...

The best analyst questions during Apple’s Q4 2016 Financial Results came from Simona Jankowski with Goldman Sachs. She asked Tim Cook about his perspective on home vs. mobile artificial intelligence agents and then the issue of privacy. Tim Cook took a solid stand on both questions that reveal the future direction of Apple.

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More leaked macOS assets show Touch ID on new...

While a leak of Apple’s new MacBook Pro earlier today offered a first look at the much rumored OLED touch screen built into the device’s keyboard alongside Touch ID, we’ve found yet more hints that seem to show Touch ID can also be used for unlocking functionality.


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Tim Cook: maybe we have car and TV plans, maybe we...

In a press/analyst conference regarding Apple’s latest financial results, CEO Tim Cook would neither confirm nor deny any company plans regarding an “Apple Car” or automotive software --or anything else that may be cooking in its secret labs.

“I can’t speak about rumors, but Apple looks for ways to improve customer experiences, and it’s clear that there are lots of technologies that will become available or will revolutionize the car experience,” he said. “However, we have nothing to announce today.”

When asked about the doubling of the company’s research and development budget, Cook said that Apple has products in development face that haven’t yet reached the market that factor into the R&D budget, but — as you might expect — didn’t elaborate.

When asked if Apple still had any interest in television, he said it was of “intense interest to me and many other people here.” Adding that the company had focused on some original content, he won’t talk about...

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AWT News Update: October 25, 2016 (Q4 2014 Earnings...

Ahhh, the joy of earnings calls. They provide a lot of information, and are usually as dry as Death Valley National Park. Today's Apple Q4 2016 Earnings Call was no exception, so today we're taking that one-hour phone call and condensing it down to a bit over 7 minutes. Highlights? Read the rest of this post and listen to the podcast.

  • Apple "kinda" beat the street estimates, slightly over for earnings per share and iPhone units sold, but was just a hair under estimates for revenues at "only" $46.9 billion.
  • One of the key points is that supply is constrained on the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7. Apple is expecting the iPhone 7 to "catch up" during the quarter, but it sounds like supplies of the iPhone 7 Plus could be low until early in 2017.
  • Services now account for a huge percentage of Apple's revenues, and Apple CFO Luca Maestri noted that Apple Pay transactions were up over 500% since 2015. The company did more transactions in September of 2016 than in...
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Apple’s Services business sets an all-time revenue...

Apple’s Services business saw revenue grew 24% to set another all-time record during the company’s fourth fiscal quarter. Those Services include Apple Music subscriptions, iTunes Music, iCloud storage plans, paid apps from Apple's App Store, and Apple Care service plans, Apple Pay, etc.

Apple Pay transactions were up 500% year-over-year. Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri says there were more Apple Pay transactions in the fourth quarter than inall of 2015. CEO Tim Cook expects “rapid” adoption of Apple’s mobile payment system in Japan, where it launched this week. He also teased a Spain launch in “the next few months.”

Apple’s music revenue from Apple Music and iTunes was up 22% year-over-year in quarter four.

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iPhone sales beat the street’s consensus (by about 1...

Apple sold 45.5 million iPhones during its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter that ended Sept. 24. That’s a bit better than the consensus of 44 million. The smartphone sales were down 13% from the prior-year period, but up 17% from the previous quarter.

Apple CEO Tim Cook says that demand for the iPhone 7 and, especially, the iPhone 7 Plus continues to outstrip supply, but “we’re working to get devices into customers hands as quickly as possible.” Apple’s smartphone was up in sales in 33 countries and boasts an average selling price of $619. Cook says there were more Android to iPhone switchers in the fourth quarter than ever before though he gave no stats regarding this. Things also look good on the upgrade front.

“Carriers that had an upgrade plan say that demand is robust,” says Cook.

Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri adds that Canada, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, South Asia show strong iPhone sales. China sales are down, but preliminary reaction to the...

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Apple CFO: there’s ‘some exciting news for current...

Apple sold 4.89 million Macs during its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter that ended Sept. 24. That’s down 17% year-over-year, but things may be looking up.

Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri says that Mac installed base at the end of the September quarter was the biggest ever. And, obviously referring to Thursday’s “hello, again” media event said that there would be “some exciting news for current and future Mac owners very soon.”

Things were also a bit brighter for the iPad in the fiscal fourth quarter. Apple sold 9.7 million tablets during the quarter. That’s about flat with the same period a year-ago, but at least it saw the halt of a downward spiral of iPad sales. 

When it comes to the smartwatch Apple didn’t release figures (it never has). The company’s “Other Products” category (which includes the Apple Watch, iPod, Apple TV, and Beats products) were down 22% year-over-year.

However, CEO Tim Cook says that the Apple Watches, Series 2 is “off to a great...

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macOS Sierra 10.12.1 Leaks New MacBook Pro Images

Apple seems to have tipped its hand and accidentally revealed the upcoming Retina MacBook Pro in Monday’s macOS Sierra 10.12.1 update. Photos showing the soon to be announced MacBook Pro with a touch sensitive OLED function strip were buried in the macOS update, which is about a close to a pre-event confirmation Apple will get.

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Tim Cook says Apple is interested in both content...

In typically vague fashion, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook evaded questions and offered little in the way of details during his company's quarterly earnings conference call on Tuesday. But his comments on original content could fuel speculation that Apple plans to make more original content or perhaps acquire a high-profile content maker.

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News: Notes from Apple’s Q4 2016 earnings call

Kicking off Apple’s investor conference call following the company’s announcement of quarterly numbers for Q4 2016, Apple CEO Tim Cook noted that the quarterly results were strong and near the top of the guidance that Apple provided for the quarter. Cook said that the iPhone continues to see year-over-year improvements compared to the last two quarters, and that iPhone sales are up year-over-year in 33 of the top 40 markets where the iPhone…

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Revenue from Apple Music, Apple Pay & other...

Despite posting year-over-year drops in Mac and iPhone revenue, and flat iPad numbers, there was one bright spot in Apple's September-quarter sales results: a 24 percent increase from services.

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Apple is 19 percent less profitable in Q4 of 2016...

Enlarge / The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

Apple has just released its earnings report for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016, which runs from the beginning of July to the end of September. As has been the case for the last two quarters, iPhone sales were down year-over-year, and that decline combined with sliding sales for Macs, iPads, and "other products" has driven the company's revenue and profit down even as its Services division continues to climb at a steady clip.

Apple made $9 billion in profit and $46.9 billion in revenue, compared to $11.1 billion in profit and $51.5 billion in revenue in Q4 of 2015. Its gross margin was 39.4 percent. These results beat ...

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2016...

Apple closed the book on its fiscal 2016 with a quarterly earnings conference call, marking the end of the first year where iPhone sales declined. However, Apple is bullish on its outlook, particularly with the newly released iPhone 7 series and a growing services business.

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Apple's Q4 2016 results: Better than expected...

Apple is gearing up to launch new Macs on Thursday, which is reportedly why it rescheduled its Q4 earnings report for Tuesday—so Macs will dominate the headlines instead of the company’s snoozeworthy (for Apple) Q4 report.

The company sold 45.5 million iPhones in the fourth quarter—also its final quarter of fiscal 2016—though that includes just two weeks of iPhone 7 sales and only the earliest signs of Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 catastrophe impact.

The iPhone sales were better than expected: Analysts had forecast 44.8 million phones shipped in Q4, which Apple handily exceeded. Apple made a $9 billion profit off of $46.9 billion in revenue in Q4, down year-over-year from an $11.1 billion profit off $51.5 billion in Q4 of 2015. And while profits and revenue are down pretty much across the board, Apple is again choosing to focus on its services, a bright spot in the company’s portfolio. Services revenue, which includes iCloud, Apple Music, iTunes, and the App Store, grew...

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After first revenue decline in 15 years, Apple...

As expected, Apple on Tuesday posted its first year-over-year revenue decline in 15 years for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016, but the company is guiding for a rosy forecast next quarter on strong anticipated iPhone sales.

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Apple Beats Guidance with Q4 Earnings, Guides Q4...

Apple reported fiscal fourth quarter revenues of US$46.9 billion with earnings of $9 billion on Tuesday. Earnings per share were $1.67. Those results are down year over year from revenues of $51.5 billion, earnings of $11.1 billion, and EPS of $1.96. Gross margins were 38%, down year-over-year from 39.9%. Apple beat consensus estimates on EPS and guided Q4 revenues higher than consensus.

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MacBook Pro’s new Magic Toolbar leaked in hidden...

Apple issued an update to macOS Sierra this week, and along with it came a few unexpected surprises.

The macOS Sierra 10.12.1 update includes a hidden image depicting a brand-new MacBook Pro with an OLED touch bar at the top, allegedly dubbed a Magic Toolbar. Apple is officially expected to announce this new MacBook Pro on Thursday at 10 a.m. Pacific during its second fall event.

The leaked images, first unveiled by MacRumors, show how the new MacBook Pro integrates Touch ID on the Magic Toolbar to be able to verify online payments via Apple Pay.

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Notable apps and app updates for Oct. 25, 2016

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.

macOS Apps/Updates

MacHTTP.Org has released MacHTTP-js Preview for macOS, a full-featured Web server for 21st century desktops and servers.

MacHTTP-js is a modern take on the classic stand-alone, desktop computer Web server plus a whole lot more, using current state-of-the-art technology while derived from the core ideas that went into the creation of the original Mac Web server, MacHTTP, says creator Chuck Shotton.

MacHTTP-js eliminates the need to understand arcane command line tools or to be an expert in deploying Linux-based servers. Instead, it returns to its roots as a double-clickable application with a friendly user interface allowing anyone technical enough to operate a text editor...

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Live blog: Apple’s fiscal year Q4 2016 earnings call

Just moments ago, Apple reported its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2016 and now the company is preparing to hold a conference call with investors and reporters to discuss the Typically, Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri give a deeper look into the results, while questions will also be taken from analysts and investors.


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Apple reports Q4 2016 results

Rather than re-type everything, here's the press release in its entirety (except for the usual legal slop at the end):

“Apple Reports Fourth Quarter Results
Services Revenue Grows 24% to All-Time Quarterly Record of $6.3 Billion

CUPERTINO, California — October 25, 2016 — Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter ended September 24, 2016. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $46.9 billion and quarterly net income of $9 billion, or $1.67 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $51.5 billion and net income of $11.1 billion, or $1.96 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 38 percent compared to 39.9 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 62 percent of the quarter’s revenue.

“Our strong September quarter results cap a very successful fiscal 2016 for Apple,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We’re thrilled with the customer response to iPhone 7, iPhone 7...

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News: Apple Q4 2016: $46.9B revenue, 45.5M iPhones...

Apple reported its fourth quarter 2016 financial results today, with 45.5 million iPhones and 9.2 million iPads sold. The company posted quarterly revenue of $46.9 billion and quarterly net income of $9 billion, or $1.67 per diluted share. In Q4 2015, Apple had revenue of $51.5 billion and net income of $11.1 billion, or $1.96 per diluted share. Gross margin was 38 percent compared to 39.9 percent a year ago. International sales contributed to 62…

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Apple earns $46.9B in revenue on sales of 45.5M...

Apple on Tuesday revealed the results of its fourth quarter of fiscal 2016, in which the company sold 45.5 million iPhones on its way to $9 billion in net income, coming in just slightly ahead of expectations on Wall Street.

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The Phone Hackers At Cellebrite Have Had Their...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Cellebrite, an Israeli company that specializes in digital forensics, has dominated the market in helping law enforcement access mobile phones. But one apparent reseller of the company's products is publicly distributing copies of Cellebrite firmware and software for anyone to download. Although Cellebrite keeps it most sensitive capabilities in-house, the leak may still give researchers, or competitors, a chance to figure out how Cellebrite breaks into and analyzes phones by reverse-engineering the files. The apparent reseller distributing the files is McSira Professional Solutions, which, according to its website, "is pleased to serve police, military and security agencies in the E.U. And [sic] in other parts of the world." McSira is hosting software for various versions of Cellebrite's Universal Forensic Extraction Device (UFED), hardware that investigators can use to bypass the security mechanisms of phones, and then extract...

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News: Apple reportedly hiring engineers from...

Apple has reportedly hired two dozen engineers from BlackBerry’s QNX division to work on its new car operating system, Bloomberg reports. The engineers comprise part of a larger team based at an Apple office in Ottawa, Canada — about a five-minute walk from QNX headquarters. Apple was said to have targeted QNX employees specifically due to their experience in developing key components of operating systems and power management. The car operating…

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∞ Apple reports $9 billion quarterly profit

Apple on Tuesday announced a $9 billion profit for the company’s fiscal fourth quarter on 46.9 billion of revenue. These results compare to revenue of $51.5 billion and net income of $11.1 billion, in the year-ago quarter.

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