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When a Hardware Manufacturer Stops Supporting Your Hardware…

Computer October 21, 2019 0 Comments

We’ve all had the experience: a favorite device is chugging along, getting a little slower with new updates, maybe getting a little glitchy, but still largely reliable and familiar. We keep putting off getting a replacement, because we’re managing just fine, but then all of a sudden – the device’s manufacturer decides not to support maintenance for it anymore. This…

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Apple shares new ‘Shot on iPhone’ short film about teenage athlete in American Samoa

Apps January 28, 2019 0 Comments

Apple today has shared a new ‘Shot on iPhone‘ video on YouTube. This time, it’s a 3-minute video that showcases American Samoa, a U.S. territory located the south pacific ocean, and specifically focuses on Eddie Siaumau, a 17-year-old athlete on the island. The video was taken by photographer and director Steven Counts. Apple explains that American Samoa is far more…

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Apple releasing first iOS 12.1.3 developer beta today [U: now available]

Apps January 8, 2019 0 Comments

[Update: Now available (and labeled beta 2 after the initial iOS 12.1.2 beta cycle). The second macOS 10.14.3 and tvOS 12.1.2 betas are also out today. watchOS 5.1.3 beta 2 and public betas for iOS and tvOS are also available.] Apple is releasing the first iOS 12.1.3 developer beta later today, after releasing iOS 12.1.2 earlier this week following patent…

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Apple Brazenly Mocks Tech Rivals With Huge Billboard Touting Privacy At CES 2019

HARDWARE January 6, 2019 0 Comments

For many years, tech geeks have descended on Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show or CES as it’s more popularly known. Each year we know that Android device makers will be at CES in droves, but the one company that has traditionally eschewed CES each year is Apple. It’s a strange decision for one of the most popular smartphone makers in…

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Apple Overhauls Privacy Page And Allows U.S. Customers To Download All Of Their Data

Smartphones December 10, 2018 0 Comments

Privacy is a very big deal for millions of people around the world who use mobile devices and social media. The challenge for many people is knowing exactly what data social networks and devices are collecting from you. Apple is trying to make it easier for users of its devices to see what is being gathered and stored, and to facilitate that sharing…

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One Reason Apple Got Cozy With Amazon Is About Killing Off Refurbs On Consumers

HARDWARE November 15, 2018 0 Comments

It seems as though Apple has declared war on the right-to-repair movement, both in the way it designs its products to make repairs difficult, and due to a new relationship with Amazon that is a game changer in the refurbished space. Third-party sellers who carved out a living or side hustle selling refurbished Apple products on Amazon report receiving emails telling them of an…

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Apple is reportedly launching the new iPhones in a colour it’s never used before

Technology August 8, 2018 0 Comments

The geek rumour mill has spoken again, this time about the colours for the upcoming new iPhone Really, by now, we shouldn’t be excited about new iPhone developments. We should still be angry at them for all the times they change the charger size so you have to buy 14 new leads for everything you own. We should still make them…

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Technology July 26, 2018 0 Comments

Achievement badges are a funny thing. You know they’re just a simple little bit of visual flair, they don’t even do anything, and yet for some reason you just have to collect them. Achievements are great motivators, and the achievement badges for the activity tracking on the Apple Watch have inspired many users to get more exercise. If you want to maximize your badge count, you’re…

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Notifications are broken. Here’s how Apple and Google can fix them.

Software May 10, 2018 0 Comments

Nothing epitomizes our love-hate relationship with today’s tech more than the push notification. Our hatred of those badges, banners, and little red dots has never felt more visceral. To anyone with a smartphone, the device often feels like a devil’s bargain: You get to carry around knowledge and communication beyond what anyone in history has ever wielded at the cost…

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