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Apple shares photos, video from Dubai store opening

7 hours 56 min ago


Apple opened its latest flagship store in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, and the company is celebrating by sharing a gallery of photos and a short video of the retail debut in Dubai Mall.
Categories: Apple Mac, Computer

Apple's self-driving testbed spotted in Silicon Valley

8 hours 50 min ago


Apple's self-driving technology testbed, an optimized Lexus RX450h SUV bristling with an array of advanced sensors, was spotted driving on Silicon Valley roads on Thursday, offering the first real-world look at the company's highly secretive autonomous vehicle project.
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Trump to meet with Foxconn chairman Terry Gou, report says

9 hours 16 min ago


Terry Gou, chairman of Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn, will reportedly meet with President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, where the pair are likely to discuss U.S. job creation and a pending bid for Toshiba's chip business.
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A very false narrative: Microsoft Surface vs Apple iPad, Mac

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 22:36


It's hard to escape the media pronouncements that iPhones are now boring again after Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy S8, Apple's Mac business is being overshadowed by more exciting Surface Windows PCs from Microsoft and that Apple Watch is a disappointing dud. But they're all wrong, here's why.
Categories: Apple Mac, Computer

Google adds iTunes, Apple Music shortcuts & more to iOS search cards

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 21:12


Google on Thursday began adding streaming service links to the "knowledge panels" it displays in iOS search results, among them ones for Apple Music and iTunes.
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Lowest prices anywhere! 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for $1,599 ($200 off); 15" MacBook Pro (2.7GHz, 512GB, 455) for $2,599 ($200 off); 5% off DJI drones

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 21:12


B&H Photo is taking $200 off Apple's Late 2016 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar in Space Gray exclusively for AI readers. High-end 15-inch MacBook Pros are also $200 off, and popular DJI drones are 5% off with no tax collected outside NY and NJ.
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Apple Watch NikeLab now available from Nike itself, but not at Apple Retail

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 21:11


The latest minor variant of Apple's wearable, the limited edition Apple Watch NikeLab, is now available from the sportswear company itself plus the sole remaining Apple Watch dedicated shop in Japan.
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Acer announces USB-C 4K display geared towards professional image editor's needs [u]

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 19:49


At a live event on Thursday in New York City, PC-centric manufacturer Acer rolled out a 4K USB display aimed at image and video editors with USB-C connectivity and 85W of charging support suitable for the 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro.
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Apple makes fifth iOS 10.3.2 beta available for developer testing

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 19:32


For the second time this week, Apple has released an iOS 10.3.2 beta for registered developers only.
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Early Q2 iPhone estimates hint Apple's sales up slightly over 2016

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 19:18


Possibly offering a peek into Apple's March-quarter results due to be revealed May 2, data released on Thursday estimated that Apple shipped some 51.6 million iPhones during the period, a slight improvement over 51.2 million a year prior.
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Join AppleInsider editors live at Adorama in NYC to talk Apple's pro market and win a new iPad

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:01


Next Monday, AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger and Victor Marks will be appearing at Adorama's flagship store in New York City to meet with professional Apple users and discuss the current state of the company's high-end hardware. Join us for the discussion, adult refreshments, and a chance to win great prizes like a brand new 9.7-inch iPad (2017).
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Apple's shotgun update to Mac Pro trademark adds reference to augmented reality

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:58


A recent update to an Apple trademark page for the Mac Pro has added added the term "augmented reality displays" -- but the addition means very little regarding Apple's future plans, with the tactic having used before to cover every eventuality.
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'Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story' confirmed as Apple Music exclusive

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:10


Almost immediately validating rumors, a new documentary on Bad Boy Records -- "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" -- has been announced as an Apple Music exclusive, arriving on June 25.
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Apple still working on P2P payment transfer service to compete with Venmo

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:32


Apple is said to be working on its own peer-to-peer money transfer service, potentially under the secure Apple Pay umbrella, allowing users to quickly and securely send money to one another, much like Venmo and Square Cash.
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Apple 'finalizing' design of Amazon Echo rival based on Siri

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:54


Apple is said to be "currently finalizing" designs for its long-rumored Amazon Echo competitor, featuring support for Siri and AirPlay and boasting Beats technology, a well-known leak source claimed on Thursday.
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Apple's 'iOS 11' Music app to put more focus on Apple Music video content

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:22


When Apple releases "iOS 11" later this year, one of its features will allegedly be a new Music app that "better showcases video" -- specifically, video hosted on Apple Music.
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Laurene Powell Jobs to detail philanthropic efforts at Code conference

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:12


Laurene Powell Jobs, wife of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, will be making an appearance at May's Code conference to discuss her trust's philanthropic efforts.
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Apple investigating wireless charging via Wi-Fi routers, other communications equipment

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:51


Apple is experimenting with medium- to long-distance wireless charging technologies that could one day allow users to charge up their iPhones with nothing more than a Wi-Fi router, according to a U.S. Patent and Trademark filing made public on Thursday.
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Spotify buys blockchain startup Mediachain Labs to track, manage music royalties

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 05:31


Spotify on Wednesday announced the purchase of Brooklyn-based startup Mediachain Labs, a company which developed technology that can help the streaming music giant better track online content and reward owners with royalty payments.
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A very false narrative: Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple's iPhone

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:22


It's hard to escape the media pronouncements that iPhones are now boring again after Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy S8, Apple's Mac business is being overshadowed by more exciting Surface Windows PCs from Microsoft and that Apple Watch is a disappointing dud. But all of those media narratives are wrong, here's why.
Categories: Apple Mac, Computer