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  • Surge in iPhone Production to Boost Taiwan’s Volatile Economy

    58m By Nicholas Fearn
    Increasing production numbers for Apple’s latest line-up of iPhones could boost Taiwan’s economy, reports VOA News. According to the report, the American tech giant is looking to Taiwanese firms to provide parts for older iPhones as well as the recently…
  • Google AI Researchers and NASA Discover Two New Planets

    Fri 8:25pm By Jonathan Lee
    Researchers from Google, the University of Texas at Austin, and NASA have used an artificial intelligence algorithm to discover two new exoplanets, dubbed Kepler 80g and Kepler 90i. Kepler 80g is now the sixth planet known to orbit the star Kepler 80. The…
  • 7 Things Apple Screwed Up This Year

    Fri 8:00pm By Mike Peterson
    Nobody — and no thing — is perfect. Not even the massive, nearly $1 trillion corporation behind the iPhone, iPod and a slew of other popular consumer products. Apple has certainly made its fair share of mistakes in the past, but this year, it seems that…
  • Patent Hints Siri Could Detect Whispers — And Whisper Back

    Fri 6:02pm By Mike Peterson
    Siri is already pretty smart. But in the future, the digital assistant might be even able to tell if you’re whispering to it — and would respond quietly in return. That’s an improvement discovered in a newly unearthed Apple patent. The patent,…
  • The Dalai Lama Just Launched a Free iOS App

    Fri 4:47pm By Mike Peterson
    The Dalai Lama is coming to iPhone. The Buddhist monk and exiled Tibetan spiritual leader has launched his own free app on the iOS App Store. The app, simply dubbed Dalai Lama, will allow users to stay up to date with the 82-year-old Buddhist monk, as well as…
  • Samsung’s Bixby-Powered HomePod Competitor Will Launch Next Year

    Fri 4:23pm By Troy Thompson
    Samsung Electronics is expected to release its standalone smart speaker device sometime during the first half of 2018, according to a new Bloomberg report which cites sources familiar with the matter. The hardware, which will be positioned as a direct…
  • Apple Confirms a Modular Mac Pro Is Still in the Works

    Fri 2:54pm By Troy Thompson
    While the historic release of its powerful (yet incredibly expensive) iMac Pro largely dominated news headlines on Thursday, Apple seized on the opportunity to reiterate amid the hysteria that it’s currently working on other ‘Pro’-grade hardware, too —…
  • Florida UPS Driver Arrested for Stealing iPhone X He Delivered Earlier

    Fri 2:37pm By Mike Peterson
    The iPhone X, with its $1,000 price tag, is proving to be an enticing device. So enticing, in fact, that one UPS driver allegedly stole a package containing the device after delivering it just hours earlier. The UPS driver routinely delivered the package…
  • Apple Maps Now Features Indoor Maps of 30+ Airports

    Fri 1:09pm By Nicholas Fearn
    There’s nothing better than getting on a plane and going on holiday, but airports are big places with lots of people running about – so it’s easy to get lost when you don’t know your away around. And if you continue to struggle to navigate the…
  • Disney Acquires 21st Century Fox, Paving the Way for Netflix Competitor

    Thu 7:44pm By Jonathan Lee
    The Walt Disney Company has struck a deal with media mogul Rupert Murdoch to acquire 21st Century Fox, which includes the Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios and its cable and international TV businesses, in exchange for $52.4 billion in stock.…
  • Apple Seeds New HomePod Firmware Alongside iOS 11.2.5 Beta

    Thu 6:37pm By Mike Peterson
    Apple today released a developer beta for iOS 11.2.5, and alongside it, the company seeded new firmware for HomePod. Of course, the HomePod isn’t even out yet. As such, the new firmware isn’t available via the Developer’s Portal. Instead, it’s only…
  • Apple Releases Final Cut Pro X 10.4 with 360-Degree VR Video Editing

    Thu 5:01pm By Mike Peterson
    Apple has released Final Cut Pro X 10.4 on Thursday, alongside the arrival of the iMac Pro. In addition, the company also released updates for Logic Pro X, Motion and Compressor. Final Cut Pro X 10.4 includes a suite of new tools and features, including, for…
  • Why Apple’s Stance on Differential Privacy Is So Important

    Thu 4:47pm By Jonathan Lee
    In Apple’s latest Machine Learning Journal entry, the company details how it collects data from its customers while taking privacy concerns into account by using “local” differential privacy, rather than central. Apple claims that local differential…
  • Suspicion Arises After Internet Traffic Was Rerouted Through Russia

    Thu 3:58pm By Mike Peterson
    Something really strange happened to the internet on Wednesday — and the currently unexplained incident is bringing up some troubling questions. Reportedly, on Dec. 13, internet traffic sent to and from major tech companies like Google, Facebook, Apple and…
  • The FCC Just Killed Net Neutrality – Here’s What to Expect

    Thu 3:29pm By Mike Peterson
    The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to gut net neutrality protections. So yes, the FCC just killed the Obama-era net neutrality regulations — and in a way that many say is extremely undemocratic. According to Trump-appointed FCC Chairman…
  • iMac Pro Officially Released, Top-Tier Will Cost You $13K

    Thu 2:13pm By Mike Peterson
    Apple’s most powerful computer is officially out. The iMac Pro went up for sale on Apple’s online retail sites Thursday and is now available to order via Apple.com or the Apple Store iOS app. Cost The workstation-class desktop is intended for professional…
  • European Tech Execs Slam Apple for ‘Unfair’ App Store Practices

    Thu 12:32pm By Nicholas Fearn
    European executives from some of the world’s most powerful technology companies have slammed Apple for implementing unfair practices on the App store. Notable executives such as Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek and Deezer CEO Hans-Holger Albrecht have penned a…
  • Why the iMac Pro Will Be Apple’s Most Secure Desktop Ever

    Wed 6:28pm By Troy Thompson
    Apple’s $4,999 iMac Pro has already established itself as the company’s most powerful, advanced, and capable desktop computer. And while it technically won’t be available to order until early Thursday, December 14, some of the web’s most prominent…
  • ‘Top 5’ Phone Maker Mass-Ordered In-Display Fingerprint Readers

    Wed 5:26pm By Mike Peterson
    Interface tech company Synaptics announced on Tuesday that it has begun “mass production” of a display-embedded fingerprint sensor for a “top five” manufacturer. The company’s new Clear ID FS9500 family is a series of optical, in-display fingerprint…
  • GymKit for Apple Watch Is Officially Rolling Out in the U.S.

    Wed 4:19pm By Mike Peterson
    Apple’s new GymKit functionality is officially launching this week. The new Apple Watch feature was first unveiled at WWDC ’17 in June, and it’s now starting to roll out in the U.S. — but it might be a while before you can use it yourself. What Is…
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