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Apple is reportedly working on electric car batteries with China‘s biggest battery maker

Last year, Apple was rumored to be working on an autonomous all-electric car codenamed Project Titan‘. The company later confirmed development work on an autonomous driving platform andCEO Tim Cook even referredto it as a core technology for the company, but it showed signs of giving up on developing an actual car. But now Apple is reportedly working on electric car batteries with China‘s biggest battery maker. more

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Clips app adds Disney/Pixar & Apple-designed effects, has over 1M monthly unique users

After launching Clips for iOS back in early April, Apple is today releasing an update for the social video editing app that adds a handful of notable new features. We also confirmed that the app now hasover a million monthly unique users to date. more

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Clips app adds Disney/Pixar & Apple-designed effects, has over 1 million monthly unique users

After launching Clips for iOS back in early April, Apple is today releasing an update for the social video editing app that adds a handful of notable new features. We also confirmed that the app now hasover a million monthly unique users. more

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Clips app adds Disney/Pixar & Apple-designed effects, been quietly preinstalled since May

After launching Clips for iOS back in early April, Apple is today releasing an update for the social video editing app that adds a handful of notable new features. more

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: 9.7 iPad Pro 200 off, BeatsX Headphones 100, SanDisk 32GB Lightning Flash Drive 30, more

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: 9.7 iPad Pro 200 off, BeatsX Headphones 99, SanDisk 32GB Lightning Flash Drive 30, more

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How to assign iOS 11‘s Smart Invert ‘dark mode‘ to the Home button

As our own Jordan Kahn brought out in a previous post, iOS 11‘s new Smart Invert Colors feature is the closest thing we‘ve seen to a so-called dark mode‘ in iOS thus far. It‘s not perfect, but its ability to avoid inverting images and other types of content in certain apps is a step in the right direction. The main issue with enabling Smart Invert Colors is that you have to dig deep into the Settings app in order to do so.

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Latest Professor Layton game available now on iPhone and iPad ahead of console release

The Professor Layton franchise is a popular series of puzzle games typically released on the Nintendo handhelds. The latest instalment, Katrielle and the Millionaire‘s Conspiracy, is actually launching on iPhone and iPad before it hits console in October. You can buy the game now in the App Store (15.99). more

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Pokmon GO unlocking Legendary Pokmon starting this weekend

Pokmon GO has been celebrating its first anniversary with in-app promotions and a special in-person event, and today Niantic confirmed that Legendary Pokmon will soon be unlocked in the game. The first Legendary Pokmon will be unlocked on Saturday at the first-ever Pokmon GO Fest in Chicago, then globally the next day. more

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Comment: The suggestion of a constrained iPhone 8 launch in September seems credible to me

We‘ve been hearing all kinds of speculation about when the iPhone 8 might go on sale. I think we‘ve now had at least one guesstimate for every month from October through to January of next year. But JP Morgan yesterday suggested that the iPhone 8 (or iPhone Pro, as they dub it) will appear on time in September, just in constrained volumes.Specifically, JP Morgan predicts that around 2M units will be available in September. To me, this

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AAPL again declared the most profitable company in the world

Fortune has for the second consecutive year declared Apple the most profitable company in the world, despite coming in 9th overall in the Fortune Global 500. The rankings are based on the most recent financial year for each company. Fortune is best known for its Fortune 500 ranking of U.S. companies, where Apple this year took the #3 slot. But the company also compiles a global list, and it‘s here that Apple came in 9th in the overall ranki

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Classic Speidel Twist-O-Flex band now available for the Apple Watch, at 50

If you‘re old or into vintage watches, chances are you‘ve owned a watch with a Speidel Twist-O-Flex band. Similar in appearance to Apple‘s Link Bracelet, there‘s no snap-fasten clasp instead, the whole band stretches. You simply insert your hand, the band stretching to accommodate it, and it then springs back into place on your wrist more

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Command line macOS update reportedly faster, allows use of Mac while updating

If you get fed up watching the progress bar crawl along when updating your Mac to a new version of macOS, aReddit thread has a useful hint to speed things up: using a Terminal command instead more

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PSA: Update to iOS 10.3.3 to fix serious wifi vulnerability allowing attacker complete control

It‘s always a good idea to accept iOS dot updates as soon as they are available as they generally have significant security fixes. But iOS 10.3.3, released yesterday, fixes one particularly nasty vulnerability, making a swift update a particularly good idea more

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SwiftKey for iOS adds new emoji features & themes, 3D Touch improvements, more

SwiftKey is today pushing a notable update to its iOS keyboard app. The update adds a handful of new improvements and features, including emoji enhancements, new themes, and more. more

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Steve Jobs opera ‘The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs‘ set to debut this weekend in Santa Fe

Nearly two years ago to the day, the Santa Fe Opera announced an opera centered around the life of late Apple CEO Steve Jobsentitled The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs. After the two years of development, the opera is set to debut this weekend more

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Would you be interested in a new version of the iPhone SE? [Poll]

Earlier today, a somewhat sketchy report outlined the possibility of Apple introducing a new iPhone SE next month ahead of the iPhone 8 later this year. While Apple introduced a higher storage tier of the device earlier this year, it has remained essentially untouched since its debut last year. Would you be interested in a new iPhone SE? Take Our Poll (function(d,c,j){if(!d.getElementById(j)){var pd=d.createElement(c),s;pd.id=j;pd.src=‘h

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Apple launches special edition Beats with designer Balmain & Kylie Jenner

Apple has launched its latest special edition Beats headphones today together with designer brand Balmain with new versions of its Powerbeats 3 Wireless Earphones and Beats Studio Wireless Over-Ear Headphones. The companies have also enlisted a celebrity endorsement from Kylie Jenner who appears in ads for the headphones on Apple‘s product pages and elsewhere. more

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Qualcomm shares slip as legal battle with Apple continues to plague earnings

Qualcomm‘s ongoing legal battle with Apple continues to take a toll on its earnings. The chipmaker today reported its third quarter earnings, beating estimates but showing a sharp decline compared to this time last year due to its case with Apple. more

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9to5Toys Last Call: Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones 105, iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case 63, Sony Soundbar 120, more

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DreamWorks founder pitching new short-form TV network to Apple, other tech companies

According to a pair of new reports from CNBC and Variety, Apple is among companies expressing interest in a new TV service for the mobile generation from DreamWorks Animation founder Jeffery Katzenberg. Katzenberg is seeking some 2 billion in funding to get the effort off the ground, which is tentatively called New TV. more

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Logic Pros: How to grab Apple‘s already affordable Logic Pro X audio suite for 15% off

With the new 10.3.2 update dropping for Logic Pro X yesterday, Apple has once again brought even more value to the already way to affordable professional DAW. The 199.99 price of entry is insanely low considering the sheer amount of content and new features Apple continues to jam pack in to the app. more

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Hulu picks up nearly 3,000 episodes through20th Century Fox TV deal

Hulu announced a new TV deal with20th Century Foxthat brings nearly 3,000 episodes of hit comedies, popular dramas and iconic series to the subscription video service. Hulu says the new episodes will appear on the service over the coming weeks and include these shows among others: more

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Apple releases minor iTunes update with version 12.6.2

AlongsidemacOS 10.12.6, Apple has released a minor update to iTunes for macOS today. iTunes 12.6.2 includes minor app and performance improvements according to release notes. The update is available through the Mac App Store now. more

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