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  • Switching from Dropbox to iCloud

    Thu 9:06pm By Mike Flaminio
    I've been a happy Dropbox subscriber for several years. The service works great, but I've been having some challenges and I want to consolidate my paid cloud services. I'm currently paying for two iCloud accounts and a Dropbox account. I don't see iCloud going…
  • The life and death of FireWire

    Thu 8:49pm By Mike Flaminio
    Ars Technica has a great feature on FireWire. FireWire was a marvel when it launched, but ultimately lost the port race due to lack of vision and widespread support.The final design specification ran over 300 pages--a complex technology with elegant…
  • Report: Apple renegotiating streaming music rates

    Wed 8:50pm By Mike Flaminio
    A report from Bloomberg states that Apple is currently negotiating better rates for Apple Music. Apple's current agreement reportedly expires at the end of the month. Negotiations are also reported going well so a stalemate is not expected. Apple appears to be…
  • Scott Forstall gives in-depth talk about making the iPhone

    Wed 8:45pm By Mike Flaminio
    The iPhone's 10th anniversary continues to be recognized with a special event the Computer History Museum near San Francisco. Former Apple VP Scott Forstall give an in-depth interview about the development of the original iPhone. A bunch of interesting bits,…
  • Apple Camp offers sessions for kids

    Tue 8:51pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple released new in-store sessions for kids 8-12. The special sessions are called Apple Camp and run through July.…
  • $99 annual Apple Music subscription option appears

    Mon 9:31pm By Mike Flaminio
    Those looking to save some money on an Apple Music subscription have been able to get a $99 pre-paid gift card. You don't need to go through the hassle of getting a card as the option is now available within the app. Customers can now adjust their subscription…
  • OWC offers memory upgrades for latest iMacs

    Mon 9:27pm By Mike Flaminio
    Other World Computing Monday announced support for memory upgrades to the latest 2017 21.5-inch iMac.…
  • Apple hires Sony Pictures Television vets

    Sun 9:13pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple today announced that Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, two of television's most creative and successful executives, are joining Apple in newly created positions overseeing all aspects of video programming. Erlicht and Van Amburg will lead video…
  • Tim Cook on Donald Trump, the HomePod, and the Legacy of Steve Jobs

    Jun 15, 2017, 9:07 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Bloomberg Business Week has an extensive feature interview with Tim Cook. The interview is a part of the magazine's June 19 edition, and now available online.…
  • Report: Apple looking be hub for your medical info

    Jun 15, 2017, 9:00 pm By Mike Flaminio
    CNBC: CNBC has learned that a secretive team within Apple's growing health unit has been in talks with developers, hospitals and other industry groups about bringing clinical data, such as detailed lab results and allergy lists, to the iPhone, according to a…
  • Apple adjusts iCloud storage tiers

    Jun 13, 2017, 8:54 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple has issued a $1 billion in bond debt for renewable energy projects. This bond sale follows previous green bond sales of $1.5 billion.…
  • New book chronicles the iPhone's origins

    Jun 13, 2017, 8:47 pm By Mike Flaminio
    A new book titled The One Device: The secret history of the iPhone aims to tell the origin story of the iPhone. The book is written by Brian Merchant who is the senior editor at Motherboard. The Verge has a large except of the book, which is related June…
  • Tim Cook offers some vehicle development details

    Jun 13, 2017, 8:32 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Bloomberg:"We're focusing on autonomous systems," Cook said in a June 5 interview on Bloomberg Television that amounted to his most detailed comments yet on Apple's automotive plans. "It's a core technology that we view as very important." He likened the…
  • Walt Mossberg's tech gadget collection

    Jun 12, 2017, 9:06 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Walt Mossberg is about to retire and The Verge dug through his museum of tech gadgets:But Walt's also assembled an impressive collection of notable gadgets over his two-decade run as a reviewer and columnist, and we asked him to talk us through some of the…
  • This year's Apple Design Awards

    Jun 7, 2017, 8:31 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Annually Apple recognizes exceptional work from its platforms' developers:On Monday, June 5, Apple handed out its annual Apple Design Awards, which celebrate the talent, artistry and creativity of developers who set the standard for ideal app design. Now in…
  • Third-party repair service providers to get Apple glass repair machines

    Jun 7, 2017, 8:28 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Reuters:Apple Inc customers will soon have more choices as the company looks to reduce long wait times for iPhone repairs at its retail stores.…
  • Apple adjusts iCloud storage tiers

    Jun 7, 2017, 8:21 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple has scrapped its 1 TB storage tier and reduced pricing on the 2 TB option. The 2 TB option is now $9.99 per month, which was the price of the old 1 TB plan. The $2.99 per months 200 GB and $0.99 for 5 GB plans remain remains.…
  • Apple's HomePod

    Jun 5, 2017, 9:15 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple today announced HomePod, a breakthrough wireless speaker for the home that delivers amazing audio quality and uses spatial awareness to sense its location in a room and automatically adjust the audio. Designed to work with an Apple Music subscription for…
  • New iPad Pro 10.5-inch, 12.9-inch

    Jun 5, 2017, 9:08 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple today introduced an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, featuring the world's most advanced display with ProMotion technology and incredible performance with the new A10X Fusion chip. The new 10.5-inch model reduces the borders by…
  • iOS 11 may require 64-bit apps

    Jun 5, 2017, 8:45 pm By Mike Flaminio
    iOS 11 is the biggest software release ever for iPad, with powerful multitasking features, the Files app and more ways to use Apple Pencil. Augmented reality is coming to hundreds of millions of iOS devices with a new platform for developers to build apps that…
  • iMac, MacBooks, and iMac Pro

    Jun 5, 2017, 8:36 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple today updated its iMac line with up to three times more powerful graphics, faster processors, Thunderbolt 3, faster storage options and brighter Retina displays, and added a Retina 4K display and discrete graphics to the $1,299 (US) 21.5-inch iMac.…
  • macOS High Sierra

    Jun 5, 2017, 8:27 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple today previewed macOS High Sierra, the latest version of the world's most advanced desktop operating system, delivering new core storage, video and graphics technologies that pave the way for future innovation on the Mac. macOS High Sierra offers an…
  • watchOS 4

    Jun 5, 2017, 8:16 pm By Mike Flaminio
    pple today previewed watchOS 4, featuring a proactive Siri watch face that displays the information users need most throughout the day, personalized Activity coaching and an entirely new music experience. The update features an enhanced Workout app and…
  • Swift Playgrounds adds support for programming hardware

    Jun 1, 2017, 9:47 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple today announced that its Swift Playgrounds 1.5 will launch on Monday June 5th. The update will bring some cool new capabilities to the programming learning platform.Apple is working with leading device makers to make it easy to connect to…
  • App store generated over $70 billion for developers

    Jun 1, 2017, 9:43 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Ahead of Apple's World Wide Developer Conference next week the company announced a $70 billion milestone for its developers. Apple also said that in the past 12 months downloaded have grown 70-percent."People everywhere love apps and our customers are…