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    Apple Maps to Undergo Complete Redesign “From the Ground Up”

    Apple has today announced that it is in the process of completely rebuilding Apple Maps, writes TechCrunch. The new version has been built using first-party data obtained from iPhones and also from Apple’s own special fleet of cars that have been kitted out with sensors and cameras. The new...
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    Apple Announces MacBook and MacBook Pro Keyboard Service Program for Faulty Keyboards

    AppleInsider reports that on Friday Apple announced a special program for a “small percentage” of 2015, 2016, and 2017 MacBook and MacBook Pro models that have been widely reported as having keyboard problems. Basically, this is every MacBook and MacBook Pro with Apple’s own butterfly key...
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    Apple Set to Launch High-End AirPods, Over-Ear Headphones and a New HomePod in 2019

    According to an exclusive new report from Bloomberg, Apple is set to launch several new audio products next year, including new high-end AirPods, a new HomePod, and studio-quality over-ear headphones. Bloomberg’s sources say that Apple intends to update the AirPods range with noise-cancellation...
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    Westworld Out Today on iOS

    Fans of the massively popular HBO TV series Westworld will be excited to hear today that the official game based on the show is now available to download from the App Store, thanks to Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Produced by WB Games San Francisco in collaboration with Kilter Films...
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    Tropico Announced for iPad

    Feral Interactive, the British publisher responsible for iOS games such as ROME: Total War, has today announced that it will be bringing strategic city builder and humorous dictator sim Tropico to the iPad later this year. Based on Kalypso Media’s original acclaimed series, the iPad version has...
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    Fortnite on iOS Has Already Made $100 Million

    MacRumors reports today that according to new data from app analytics firm Sensor Tower, the iOS version of Epic Games’ worldwide video game phenomenon, Fortnite, has already earned $100 million in just 90 days since it was released. This makes Fortnite the second-fastest app ever to reach the...
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    Friends, Trading and Gifting Coming to Pokémon Go

    Niantic has today announced some big new additions to Pokémon Go that are designed to help you to interact with your friends when playing the game. First up, the new Friends feature, which will start rolling out later this week, will enable you to connect with your friends in the real world...
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    Apple’s Got World Cup Fever

    The soccer World Cup kicked off today in Russia, and millions of people all over the world will be watching the month-long tournament and also looking for ways to keep informed about all aspects of the tournament both on the go and at home. MacRumors reports that Apple has outlined some of the...
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    Apple Books In-Depth Preview

    Apple has today posted an in-depth preview of the all-new Apple Books app that was announced during the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote event last Monday. The new app replaces iBooks and has been totally redesigned to make discovering and reading/listening to books/audiobooks even more...
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    Elder Scrolls: Blades Coming to iOS in Fall 2018

    Bethesda Softworks has announced at this year’s E3 event in Los Angeles, California, that a new game, The Elder Scrolls: Blades, will be coming to iOS this fall. Developed by Bethesda Game Studios, award-winning creators of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Fallout Shelter, The Elder Scrolls...
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    Snapchat Now Lets You Delete Messages Even After Sending

    If you’ve always wanted the ability to delete your Snapchat messages after you’ve sent them, well now you can, as MacRumors reports that Snapchat has today launched a new feature called “Clear Chats” that lets you do just that, in both group and individual chat. The Clear Chats function...
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    macOS Mojave In-Depth Preview

    Apple announced macOS Mojave during the keynote address on the first day of its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California on Monday. The major update includes new features such as Dark Mode, new Mac apps, new features such as Stacks, and a totally revamped Mac App Store...
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    WatchOS 5 In-Depth Preview

    Apple announced watchOS 5 during yesterday’s WWDC in San Jose, including lots of new activity and connectivity features, such as Activity Sharing competitions, auto-workout detection, advanced running features, Walkie-Talkie, Apple Podcasts and third-party apps on the Siri watch face. First up...
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    iOS 12 In-Depth Preview

    Yesterday Apple announced iOS 12 during its Worldwide Developer’s Conference keynote event in San Francisco, California, complete with lots of exciting, fun, and, in some cases, very useful new features. “We’re very excited about the new communications features we’re bringing to iPhone and iPad...
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    Apple Announces iOS 12, macOS Mojave, and watchOS 5 at WWDC Today

    As expected, Apple has today announced iOS 12, macOS Mojave, and watchOS 5 at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California. While there had been rumours of some hardware announcements also today, when Apple CEO Tim Cook took to the stage at the McEnery Convention Center to...
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    San Jose Artist Uses iPad Pro to Create “100 Views of Silicon Valley”

    9to5 Mac writes today about Bay Area illustrator and graphic designer Nina Khashchina, whose latest work, “100 Views of Silicon Valley,” features mini paintings of the area. While Khashchina’s finished work uses physical paints and brushes, she says that Apple’s iPads, iPhones, and Macs, are key...
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    McEnery Convention Center Preparations Underway for Apple’s WWDC Next Week

    MacRumors reports that preparations are currently underway to decorate the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California with banners and posters that welcome attendees to Apple’s 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference that begins next Monday. People have been posting lots of images on social...
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    First Alolan Pokémon Arrives in GO to Celebrate Nintendo Switch Game Announcements

    Niantic has announced the arrival of the first Alolan form Pokémon in Pokémon Go, Exeggutor, who is available now for trainers all over the world to catch. The lofty tropical Pokémon will appear more frequently for a limited time in celebration of the announcement that Pokémon: Let’s Go...
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    iOS 11.4 Released on Tuesday

    9to5 Mac reports that Apple on Tuesday released iOS 11.4, complete with AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud, and HomePod stereo pairing. AirPlay 2 improves Apple’s streaming media technology, reducing latency and adding support for multi-room playback from iOS. Messages in iCloud is a new feature...
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    Rumor: Pegatron Set to Make Forthcoming “ARM-Based MacBook”

    MacRumors reports today that according to a new report from DigiTimes, Pegatron is expected to be contracted by Apple to manufacture an ARM-based MacBook. Industry sources have apparently told the website that the new MacBook has been given the codename “Star” and the series number N84. The...
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    New Apple Trademark Filings Show Possible Name Choices for macOS 10.14

    According to a report on MacRumors today, a new trademark filing from Apple may have given the game away about possible name choices for macOS 10.14, which Apple is expected to reveal at its WWDC on June 4. If you’re getting a little tired of High Sierra, then how does Mojave, Sequoia, Ventura...
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    Apple Now Selling Refurbished iMac Pros with 15 Percent Savings

    MacRumors writes that Apple has today made refurbished iMac Pro computers available in its online stores in the US and Canada. Eight-core, 10-core, and 18-core options are all available, in a variety of storage, memory, and graphics options. Prices start at $4,249, with the most expensive...
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    Apple Sends Out Press Invites for This Year’s WWDC

    MacRumors reports that Apple has today sent out press invites for this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), confirming that the keynote event will take place on Monday, June 4, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, where it’s being held...
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    Niantic Announces Alolan Gen 1 Forms Coming Soon to Pokémon Go

    Niantic took to its blog today to announce that Pokémon from the tropical Alola region will soon be arriving in Pokémon Go. This means that some of the Gen 1 Pokémon from the Kanto region will soon be appearing in their Alolan forms. The unique variants of the familiar Pokémon were first found...
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    Apple Shipped 600,000 HomePods in Q1

    9to5 Mac reports that according to new figures from Strategy Analytics, Apple shipped 600,000 HomePods in Q1, representing 6% of the smart-speaker marketshare. Amazon currently has 43.6% of the market, or 4 million of the overall smart speaker total of 9.2 million units shipped in the first...
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    Apple is Running Out of AirPort Base Stations

    When Apple announced that it was discontinuing its entire AirPort wireless router line-up at the end of April and would keep selling them until all stock was gone, it was inevitable that the day would come when supplies became scarce, and now, according to MacRumors, that day is here, less than...
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    iPhone X and iPad Pro Voted “Displays of the Year” at Display Week

    MacRumors reports that Apple’s iPad Pro and iPhone X have just been voted Displays of the Year by The Society for Information Display (SID) at the annual Display Industry Awards at the Display Week symposium and trade show. The awards are given to those devices that represent “high-quality...
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    Legendary Doom Creator John Carmack Talks About Working With the Late Steve Jobs

    Legendary game creator John Carmack, who was responsible for the likes of Doom, Quake, and Wolfenstein, has today written a post on Facebook all about his experiences working with the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs, writes MacRumors. In particular, Carmack provides insights into Steve Jobs’ opinions...
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    Paralympian Shows How Apple Devices Help Him Train

    Cnet reports today on how two-time US Paralympian Austin Pruitt is incorporating the Apple Watch and other Apple devices in his training schedule. In the article, Pruitt shows Cnet's Ben Fox Rubin how he now only needs to use a single Apple Watch to track his stationary workouts, whereas he...
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    New Yorker Artist Talks About How He Has Gone Totally Digital With iPad Pro

    AppleInsider has a report today about noted New Yorker illustrator Mark Ulriksen, who talks about how he has switched over entirely to iPad Pro for his work. “I’m now evangelical and I just…everybody iPad, Apple Pencil, Procreate. It’s great,” he told Business Insider. “I’m technologically...
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    Dallas Construction Firm Says That iPads Save the Company $1.8 Million a Year

    According to a new report on Business Insider, via 9to5 Mac, construction company Rogers-O’Brien is saving $1.8 million a year and 55,000 hours of reduced working time, simply by using iPads. Todd Wynne, the company’s technology head, told Business Insider that using iPads has helped the...
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    Snapchat Rolls Back Unpopular Changes with New Update

    Snapchat has today announced the rollout of its latest iOS app redesign, and it sounds like it’s going to make a lot of previously very unhappy Snapchat users very happy. The Verge writes that the update puts right several of the perceived wrongs that occurred when the app was redesigned last...
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    Apple and Goldman Sachs Planning to Launch Apple Pay Credit Card

    According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, via AppleInsider, Apple and Goldman Sachs are currently in talks about launching an Apple-Pay-branded credit card. The Wall Street Journal’s sources have told the WSJ that the new card should launch in early 2019 and will replace Apple’s...
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    Latest iOS 11.4 Beta Includes a USB Restricted Mode

    According to a new report from Elcomsoft, via MacRumours, the latest iOS 11.4 beta includes a USB Restricted Mode that disables the Lightning port of your iOS device in certain conditions after 7 days. Elcomsoft said that it found after testing the latest beta that the feature is enabled and...
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    Ring Launches New Neighbors Security App

    Video doorbell and security camera company Ring has today announced on its official blog that it is launching a new app called “Neighbors,” which it says is “the new neighbourhood watch.” Ring reveals that the company was inspired to launch the new standalone Neighbors app by the popularity of...
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    iOS 13 to Include Several “iPad-Focused” Upgrades

    According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, Apple is planning to include several new “iPad-focused” features in iOS 13 (codenamed “Yukon”), which is due to be released in 2019. Gurman revealed the new information on his Twitter page with the following tweet in response to a question. “…iOS 13 ‘Yukon’...
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    Apple Joins Coalition to Oppose Device Backdoors

    MacRumors reports today on a new statement that was just issued by the Reform Government Surveillance Coalition, which includes Apple, along with some of the other biggest tech companies in the world, including Google, Microsoft, Dropbox, Snap, Evernote, LinkedIn, Oath, and Facebook. The...
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