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    Seventy-Five Percent of Enterprise Employees Choose iPhone or iPad

    According to a new survey from Apple IT management company Jamf, when given the opportunity by their company to chose their own equipment, 75% of those polled chose an iPhone or iPad over Android and other devices. 72% of those polled chose Mac and 28% chose PC. Overall, 52% of enterprise...
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    Snapchat Unveils New Water-Resistant Spectacles

    MacRumors reports that Snapchat has today unveiled its new water-resistant line of Spectacles, which it claims are smaller, and therefore more comfortable to wear, than its original Spectacles range. Clearly Snapchat is hoping that the new glasses will be a smash hit for summer thanks to their...
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    iOS 11 Now Installed on 76% of Apple Devices

    MacRumors writes that Apple has today announced on its App Store support page for developers that iOS 11 is now installed on 76% of devices. This represents an increase of 11% from January 2018, when iOS 11 was installed on 65% of devices, and up 24% from November last year, when it was...
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    Lexus Announces First Vehicles to Get Apple CarPlay Compatibility

    MacRumors reports that Lexus has today announced the first of its vehicles to have Apple CarPlay compatibility. According to today’s announcement, from September 2018, the 2019 Lexus ES will be available at dealerships in the US, boasting an eight-inch touchscreen display that you can connect to...
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    Apple’s Forthcoming A12 Chip Leads to Record-Breaking Profits For TSMC

    9to5 Mac reports today that according to a new report from Digitimes, one of Apple’s main partners, TSMC, is set to experience record profits this year, thanks in large part to its manufacturing of Apple’s forthcoming A12 system-on-a-chip for the 2018 iPhone line-up. Apple’s iPhone X and iPhone...
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    Apple Retail Store Logos Get Green Leaves for Earth Day on Sunday

    MacRumors reports that Apple has already begun its annual preparations for Earth Day, which takes place on Sunday this year. Apple usually likes to do something special for the day, and this year is no exception, with logos on some of its retail stores around the world already getting green...
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    Tim Cook Explains Why Apple Will Never Merge iPad and Mac

    MacRumors reports today on an interview that Apple CEO Tim Cook gave to The Sydney Morning Herald recently in which he talked about why Apple will never merge iPad and Mac for a unified software and hardware platform. “We don’t believe in sort of watering down one for the other,” Cook told The...
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    Apple Set to Launch News Subscription Service

    According to a new report on Bloomberg today, Apple is about to launch a new premium news subscription service, having acquired magazine app Texture last month. Bloomberg’s source says that Apple has plans to integrate Texture technology, along with some of its employees, into the Apple News...
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    Apple Launches New Free Repairs Program for Apple Watch Series 2

    AppleInsider reports that Apple has launched a new program that offers free, out-of-warranty repairs for Apple Watch Series 2 battery issues. The news came via a note that was sent to Apple stores and Authorised Repair Providers via Apple’s internal GSX portal. The document refers to the fact...
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    Apple Warns Staff After Catching 29 Leakers Last Year

    Apple has issued a memo to its employees in which it warns them about leaking confidential information to the media, writes Bloomberg, via AppleInsider. The leaked memo also says that Apple is still trying to find all the people who are leaking within its organisation. The memo, which was...
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    HomePod Sales Said to be Lacklustre

    According to a new report from Bloomberg Technology today, Apple’s HomePod has not sold anything like as well as Apple would have hoped. HomePod arrived in stores in January 2018, but by late March, Bloomberg’s sources say, Apple had already lowered sales forecasts and cut its orders with...
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    Instagram Working on Tool to Let Users Download Everything They’ve Shared

    TechCrunch reports that in the light of its recent article about Instagram’s lack of anything similar to Facebook’s Download Your Information tool, an Instagram spokesperson has told TechCrunch that “We are building a new data portability tool. You’ll soon be able to download a copy of what...
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    Apple Acquires TV Series Based on Asimov’s ‘Foundation’ Novels

    AppleInsider reports that Apple has snapped up a new television series based on Isaac Asimov’s ‘Foundation’ novels. Currently in production at Skydance Television, the show is being executive produced by showrunners David Goyer and Josh Friedman, who have such credits as The Dark Knight, Ghost...
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    Survey Finds That 82% of Teens Polled Own an iPhone, as Interest in Apple Watch Also

    MacRumors reports that a new survey from investment company Piper Jaffray has found that Apple’s iPhone is more popular than ever, with 82% of the teens surveyed owning an iPhone, an increase of 4% from 78% of those polled in fall 2017. Also, 84% of those teens polled said that they expect their...
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    Apple Announces All its Facilities are Now Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

    According to a new report from MacRumors today, Apple has announced that all of its worldwide facilities, such as retail stores, offices, and data centres, are now entirely powered by100% clean energy. The remarkable achievement includes establishing facilities in 43 different countries...
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    Redesigned Mac Pro Coming in 2019

    According to a new report from TechCrunch, via MacRumors, Apple is working on a redesigned, modular Mac Pro for professional users that should be ready to launch by 2019. TechCrunch’s Matthew Panzarino met up with the Apple pro product team during a visit to the Cupertino campus, where he was...
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    Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Out April 25

    Mobile games studio Jam City and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today that forthcoming iOS game, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, will arrive in the App Store on April 25. Jam City and Warner Bros. also revealed today that many of the characters from the Harry Potter films that...
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    Forthcoming 15-Inch MacBook Pro Could Have Intel’s New Six-Core i9 Processor

    Intel has today launched its brand new Coffee Lake laptop processors, bringing its Core i9 range to laptops for the first time in a thermal profile that the current 15-inch MacBook Pro can use. AppleInsider writes that the newly announced six-core i9-8950HK has a base clock speed of 2.9...
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    Now Everyone Can Download Fortnite Battle Royale for iOS

    AppleInsider reports today that Epic Games has finally made the massively popular Fortnite Battle Royale available to all iOS users (Android users must wait a few more weeks) rather than only those who have been invited to play. During March, only those players who had signed up to the game’s...
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    iOS 11.3 Arrives With Battery Health Tool and New Animoji

    Apple took us off guard on Thursday by releasing iOS 11.3, the latest major update to iOS 11. Among the many new features included in the update are the long-awaited “Battery Health” feature that arose after the whole performance-throttling furore of the past few months, and which will notify...
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    Mazda Announces CarPlay Support at the New York International Auto Show

    MacRumors reports that Mazda has announced at the New York International Auto Show that it is finally bringing Apple CarPlay to one of its vehicles. The first Mazda vehicle to have CarPlay support is the new 2018 Mazda6, and it is set to get the feature this summer. All 2018 Mazda6 models with...
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    Apple Music Gets New “Music Videos” Section

    9to5 Mac reports today that Apple Music customers have noticed that a new “Music Videos” section has started appearing in their Music app. Music video updates in the Music app were previously announced as one of the new features to be included in iOS 11.3, but this has not appeared in any of the...
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    Tim Cook Says That he Wouldn't Be in Mark Zuckerberg's Situation

    MacRumors reports that Apple CEO Tim Cook has today told Recode’s Kara Swisher that “I wouldn’t be in this situation” when he was asked what he would do if he were Mark Zuckerberg at the moment. During the interview, which took place at the Lane Tech College Prep High School where Apple held...
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    Apple Announces Free Coding Program for Chicago Teachers

    Following its education event in Chicago yesterday, during which it launched a new iPad, Apple has today announced a collaboration with Chicago Public Schools and Northwestern University to provide free professional education to teachers in Chicago, for the purpose of enabling the teachers to...
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    Apple Watch Series 4 to Have 15% Bigger Display

    According to a new note to investors from KGI Securities’ Ming-Chi Kuo, via 9to5 Mac, Apple is set to release a redesigned Apple Watch Series 4 this fall. Kuo says that the new model, which will launch in the third quarter of 2018, will have a 15% larger display, as well as improved health...
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    Apple’s Original TV Show Line-Up Set to Start Next March

    BGR writes today that the original TV content that Apple has been working on developing over the past couple of years will not launch until March 2019. The original report in The New York Times says that Apple’s approach to its original programming is to keep “its bright, optimistic brand...
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    New Vulnerability Found in iOS 11 Camera QR Code Reader

    According to a new report on MacRumors today, a newly discovered vulnerability in iOS 11 was reported by Infosec over the weekend. The security flaw is said to affect the QR code scanner that is a new software feature introduced in iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad. The vulnerability that has just...
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    Apple Launches New Spring Apple Watch Bands

    Apple has this week announced a Spring collection of Apple Watch bands with some bright new colours and designs, including striped Woven Nylon bands, new Nike bands that colour-match with the latest Nike running shoes, and a new edge paint colour for the Apple Watch Hermès bands. All the bands...
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    Apple Watch Has 97% Accuracy When Detecting Abnormal Heart Rhythms

    AppleInsider reports today that according to the ongoing DeepHeart study from the University of California, San Francisco, and digital health startup Cardiogram, the Apple Watch heart sensor is able to achieve 97% accuracy when it comes to detecting abnormal heart rhythms. The study uses the...
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    Apple is Still 2 Years Ahead in 3D Sensor Technology

    According to a report on Reuters today, most Android phones will not have 3D-sensing features on a par with Apple’s Face ID tech until 2019. The news comes via three major parts producers, Viavi Solutions, Finisar Corp and Ams AG. This means that Samsung and other Android Apple rivals continue...
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    Fortnite for iOS Made More Than $1.5 Million in In-App Purchases in its First 3 Days

    According to new figures from Sensor Tower, via 9to5 Mac, Epic Games’ battle royale smash hit console and PC game Fortnite, which was released on iOS last week, has made more than $1.5 million in in-app purchases to date. Sensor Tower says that according to its own intelligence data, $1 million...
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    PUBG Mobile Arrives in App Store Today

    GameSpot reports that the ridiculously popular desktop and console battle royale game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (or PUBG, for short), has finally arrived in App Stores around the world. This follows on from the release of two mobile versions of the game in China in February by Tencent Games...
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    Apple Said to be Finally Developing its Own Displays

    According to an exclusive report on Bloomberg Technology today, Apple has begun designing and producing its own device displays at a secret manufacturing plant near its California headquarters. Bloomberg’s source said that Apple initially intends to make a small test batch of displays...
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    My Tamagotchi Forever Out Now

    Paladin Studios’ My Tamagotchi Forever has arrived in the App Store today, 20 years after the original hand-held game became a massive worldwide craze for a brief moment in time. Developed by Bandai Namco and Paladin Studios, gameplay is very similar to the original, whereby all you have to do...
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    Android Security Head Boasts The Platform is Now Safer Than its Rivals

    The head of Security at Android, David Kleidermacher, has proclaimed in his introduction to the 2017 Year in Review of Android Security that Google’s Android platform is now just as secure as iOS, and possibly even more secure. 9to5 Mac writes that Kleidermacher stated to CNET that “Android...
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    Apple Announces WWDC 2018 Dates

    MacRumors writes that Apple has today announced the dates for its 29th annual Worldwide Developers Conference, which starts on Monday, June 4, and ends on Friday, June 8. The conference will take place at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Registration for those developers...
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    Apple’s AirPower Wireless Charging Mat Expected to Arrive This Month

    According to a new report from Digitimes, via AppleInsider, Apple’s long-awaited new wireless charging mat, AirPower, is due to launch sometime this month. First announced by Apple back in September 2017, the AirPower mat should be available to purchase before the end of March. It’s also...
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    Apple Music Gains 2 Million Subscribers in Just One Month

    AppleInsider reports on an announcement from Apple’s SVP of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue, during an onstage interview at South by Southwest in Texas, when he said that Apple Music has now exceeded 38 million subscribers. According to Cue, Apple Music’s subscriber base is growing so...
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    Apple Maps Adds New Bike Sharing Stations Feature in More Than 175 Cities

    AppleInsider reports today that Apple Maps has just been updated with the locations of bike-sharing services in more than 175 cities in 36 countries, with the idea of helping tourists and anyone else who wants to hire a bike. To access the feature, all you have to do is type “bike sharing” in...
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    Apple Tops Brand Intimacy Survey for Second Year Running

    9to5 Mac reports today that according to MBLM’s annual Brand Intimacy survey, which polled 6,000 people from the US, Mexico, and United Arab Emirates, Apple is still the number 1 brand that they feel they have an emotional bond with. Apple also came out on top in last year’s Brand Intimacy...
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