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Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Apple promotes exclusive monthly Apple Card offers [u]

Apple promotes exclusive monthly Apple Card offers [u]

Apple on Wednesday began to feature promotional Apple Card offers in the Wallet app and a dedicated website, asking card holders to take advantage of exclusive discounts like four months of free Apple News+ service.

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'Little Voice' is first Apple TV+ series to see cancellation

'Little Voice' is first Apple TV+ series to see cancellation

"Little Voice," the songwriting drama produced by J.J. Abrams and Sara Bareilles, has not been renewed for a second season, making it the first Apple TV+ series to see cancellation.

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Apple slapped with patent lawsuit over iPhone security features

Apple slapped with patent lawsuit over iPhone security features

A non-practicing entity on Wednesday filed a legal broadside against Apple, claiming certain iPhone security features like user passcodes and other unlock methods infringe on owned patents.

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ExclusiveApple's MacBook Air on sale for $749, save $250 with this exclusive deal

Apple's MacBook Air on sale for $749, save $250 with this exclusive deal

Apple's Intel MacBook Air is $250 off exclusively for AppleInsider readers. Pick up the 13-inch Air for $749 for one week only.

ExclusiveDeals: save up to $200 on 2020 13" MacBook Pros, plus $60 off AppleCare

Deals: save up to $200 on 2020 13

AppleInsider readers this week can save $75 to $200 on every 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro at Adorama with exclusive coupon discounts. Plus, save $60 on AppleCare and get an additional 5% back with the new Edge Credit Card. Total savings can reach upward of $440 off the latest notebooks bundled with AC and the Edge financing promotion.

Female Apple employee put on administrative leave following tweets about sexism in the workplace

Female Apple employee put on administrative leave following tweets about sexism in the workplace

Apple senior engineering program manager Ashley Gjovik was placed on indefinite administrative leave this week after she posted a number of tweets chronicling alleged sexism and discrimination in the workplace.

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AirPods Pro get Conversation Boost in latest beta firmware release

AirPods Pro get Conversation Boost in latest beta firmware release

According to recent reports, Apple's latest AirPods Pro beta firmware release includes support for Conversation Boost, a new technology that makes it easier for people with mild to moderate hearing challenges to engage in conversations.

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Apple TV+ lands star-studded spy thriller 'Argylle' from Matthew Vaughn

Apple TV+ lands star-studded spy thriller 'Argylle' from Matthew Vaughn

Apple TV+ is nearing completion of a deal for "Argylle," an upcoming spy thriller from Matthew Vaughn whose star-studded cast will include Henry Cavill and Dua Lipa.

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Detect Pegasus malware on iOS for free using admin app iMazing

Detect Pegasus malware on iOS for free using admin app iMazing

File transfer tool iMazing has added a free feature that makes it easier for iPhone and iPad users to detect traces of the Pegasus spyware on their devices.

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Apple renews 1980s throwback dramedy 'Physical' for a second season

Apple renews 1980s throwback dramedy 'Physical' for a second season

Apple TV+ hit "Physical" gets a second season, taking audiences back to sunny, albeit dysfunctional, 1980s San Diego.

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Review2018 i9 15-inch MacBook Pro review: Three years later, post Apple Silicon

2018 i9 15-inch MacBook Pro review: Three years later, post Apple Silicon

The 2018 model marked the mid-point of Apple's all-Thunderbolt MacBook Pro models. So while Apple Silicon outperforms the then high-end configuration, what's the verdict on the model after three consecutive years of daily toil?

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Broadway musical 'Come From Away' hits Apple TV+ on Friday, Sept. 10

Broadway musical 'Come From Away' hits Apple TV+ on Friday, Sept. 10

A filmed version of the award-winning Broadway musical "Come From Away" will land on Apple TV+ on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.

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ExclusiveHere's where you can get Apple's M1 MacBook Air for $865, plus $40 off AppleCare

Here's where you can get Apple's M1 MacBook Air for $865, plus $40 off AppleCare

With back-to-school shopping in full swing, popular MacBooks are selling out. Here's where you can get the latest MacBook Air with M1 for $865 ($134 off), along with $40 off AppleCare.

TipsHow to use Tab Groups in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15

How to use Tab Groups in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15

Tab Groups are a little fiddlier to use on Safari on iPhone with iOS 15, but they're worth the effort — especially when you also use them on iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey.

Apple's HomePod, HomePod mini 'largely absent' in smart speaker market

Apple's HomePod, HomePod mini 'largely absent' in smart speaker market

New research claims that Apple's HomePod and HomePod mini come a distant third to Amazon and Google smart speakers, both of which have far more homes with multiple devices.

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ReviewMeross Wi-Fi Smart Plug review: A low-cost way into HomeKit automation

Meross Wi-Fi Smart Plug review: A low-cost way into HomeKit automation

People who want to get started with home automation and HomeKit are spoiled for choice when it comes to devices to buy for their smart home. Devices such as video doorbells, air purifiers, and lights are all available to purchase and install to make a person's life easier.

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Best deals for August 4 - $120 off Sabrent SSDs, $300 off gaming laptop, more!

Best deals for August 4 - $120 off Sabrent SSDs, $300 off gaming laptop, more!

Wednesday's best deals include 15% off Refurbished products on eBay, almost 30% off an Apple iPad Smart Keyboard, iTunes movie sales, and more.

Apple's Tim Cook comes in eighth place in ranking of top-paid CEOs

Apple's Tim Cook comes in eighth place in ranking of top-paid CEOs

Apple CEO Tim Cook has fallen to eighth place in a ranking of the top-paid chief executives in the US, according to a new report.

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Apple holding three 'Ted Lasso' themed tailgate event for fans in LA

Apple holding three 'Ted Lasso' themed tailgate event for fans in LA

Apple is celebrating the success of Apple TV+ sports comedy "Ted Lasso" with three themed tailgate events, starting at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, California on Wednesday.

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UK may block Nvidia ARM acquisition due to national security concerns

UK may block Nvidia ARM acquisition due to national security concerns

Nvidia is set to acquire ARM from SoftBank for $40 billion, but UK regulators feel the deal may be anti-competitive and raises national security concerns.

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Latest iOS 15 beta automatically removes lens flare in photos

Latest iOS 15 beta automatically removes lens flare in photos

Within certain limits, the Camera app in the new iOS 15 beta 4 is able to remove unwanted lens flare in photos.

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Apple's European iPhone sales climb, but not enough to beat Samsung, Xiaomi

Apple's European iPhone sales climb, but not enough to beat Samsung, Xiaomi

New research figures show that Chinese smart phone manufacturer Xiaomi outsold Apple's iPhone in Europe in Q2 2021, and was beating Samsung by the end of the quarter.

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Apple turns to Luxshare to meet expected 'iPhone 13' demand

Apple turns to Luxshare to meet expected 'iPhone 13' demand

Apple AirPods and Apple Watch supplier Luxshare has won its first orders to manufacture the forthcoming "iPhone 13," alongside regular assembler Foxconn.

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Apple's AirTag used to monitor alleged illegal dumping of homeless' property

Apple's AirTag used to monitor alleged illegal dumping of homeless' property

A lawyer in Portland, Ore., this week said a contractor broke the law when it allegedly trashed a number of items belonging to people living at a homeless encampment. And he has the AirTag tracking history to prove it.

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Tuesday, August 03, 2021

T-Mobile to retire Sprint's LTE network in June 2022

T-Mobile to retire Sprint's LTE network in June 2022

T-Mobile this week announced plans to retire Sprint's LTE network in 2022, with the shutdown due to arrive six months after Sprint's 3G assets are scheduled to cease operations.

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Apple debuts redesigned online store with dedicated 'Store' tab

Apple debuts redesigned online store with dedicated 'Store' tab

Apple on Tuesday introduced a new online Apple Store experience for the web with fresh design cues borrowed from iOS, including product cards, curated selections, informational sections and more.

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App Store spotlights first in-app event in iOS 15 beta

App Store spotlights first in-app event in iOS 15 beta

Apple is beginning to highlight in-app events in iOS 15, with one of the first being a TikTok Summer Camp session that was featured on the App Store's "Today" page on Tuesday.

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Apple's online storefront is temporarily offline [u]

Apple's online storefront is temporarily offline [u]

The online Apple Store was taken offline Tuesday afternoon, with the webpage and Apple Store app both displaying a familiar "Be right back" message that typically appears just prior to a product launch.

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Apple expands California self-driving car fleet amid 'Apple Car' rumors

Apple expands California self-driving car fleet amid 'Apple Car' rumors

Apple continued to forward development of in-house self-driving car technology over the past two months, with the company adding one new vehicle to its fleet and 16 driver permits for use on California roads.

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Apple to partner with Affirm's PayBright on 'buy now, pay later' scheme in Canada, report says

Apple to partner with Affirm's PayBright on 'buy now, pay later' scheme in Canada, report says

Apple is reportedly set to partner with "buy now, pay later" specialist Affirm's PayBright subsidiary to launch a new pay-over-time platform in Canada, the latest in the tech giant's growing quiver of financial services.

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Apple warns developers of App Store price and tax changes for select countries

Apple warns developers of App Store price and tax changes for select countries

Apple has warned developers that the prices of their applications in the App Store are being updated in early August, with prices in Europe, the UK, and South Africa lowering while climbing in Georgia and Tajikistan.

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Brendan Fraser joins upcoming Apple TV+ film 'Killers of the Flower Moon' cast

Brendan Fraser joins upcoming Apple TV+ film 'Killers of the Flower Moon' cast

Brendan Fraser will star in the upcoming Apple TV+ crime drama, "Killers of the Flower Moon," directed by Martin Scorsese.

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iPhone recovered from Edinburgh river after year underwater

iPhone recovered from Edinburgh river after year underwater

A woman who accidentally dropped her iPhone into the Water of Leith in 2020 has been reunited with her device, after it was recovered by a local diver in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Second season of 'Ted Lasso' driving Apple TV+ viewer popularity climb

Second season of 'Ted Lasso' driving Apple TV+ viewer popularity climb

The return of Apple TV+ programming like "Ted Lasso" is fueling significant audience gains for their second seasons, according to a streaming media data aggregator.

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Apple TV+ fills out cast of Will Smith-led film 'Emancipation'

Apple TV+ fills out cast of Will Smith-led film 'Emancipation'

A number of new cast members have signed on to upcoming Apple TV+ original thriller "Emancipation," which stars Will Smith as a runaway slave

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ReviewNomad MagSafe Mount Stand review: A high price for some elevation

Nomad MagSafe Mount Stand review: A high price for some elevation

Announced on Tuesday, Nomad's latest accessory is a weighty steel stand for your iPhone 12 that will tightly hold your MagSafe charging puck. We've been testing it for a few days, and while it does its job well, it doesn't come cheap.

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Otterbox announces Mobile Gaming Clip for Magsafe

Otterbox announces Mobile Gaming Clip for Magsafe

Otterbox combines the convenience of MagSafe with a convenient mobile gaming clip to connect your iPhone 12 and your controller to help take your gaming to the next level.

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Ikea launches new HomeKit-compatible smart air purifier

Ikea launches new HomeKit-compatible smart air purifier

Ikea's first smart home air purifier, called Starkvind, not only blends into your home but also works with Apple's HomeKit platform.

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Delta deploying iPad Pro as pilot electronic flight bag upgrade

Delta deploying iPad Pro as pilot electronic flight bag upgrade

Delta Air Lines is working with AT&T and Apple to provide its pilots with an upgraded electronic flight bag, switching over to the 5G-equipped iPad Pro.

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