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Trump will reportedly spare Apple products from latest China tariffs

If you were scrambling to buy the latest Apple Watch out of concern that Trump's next round of tariffs could lead to price hikes, you can likely relax. Bloomberg sources have claimed that the new tariffs don't affect a technology category that cover… Source: Engadget | Trump will reportedly spare Apple products from latest China …

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Apple Watch, AirPods, and Other Apple Goods to Be Exempt From China Tariffs

The Apple Watch, AirPods, and some other Apple products will be exempted from a proposed $200 billion tariff on Chinese goods, reports Bloomberg. An updated list of products affected by the tariffs is expected to be released today, and it will not include a product category that covers Apple Watch, AirPods, and other smart watches …

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Apple releases watchOS 5 with fitness upgrades and smarter Siri

If you have an Apple Watch and aren't determined to buy Series 4, your upgrade is here. Apple has released watchOS 5 right on schedule, promising big updates to fitness and Siri as well as a few apps that were arguably overdue. You now have automat… Source: Engadget | Apple releases watchOS 5 with fitness …

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Apple's iOS 12 is out today

If you've been waiting with breathless anticipation for Apple to drop the latest version of iOS, your time is now. The company just released iOS 12, though like any iOS update, Apple's servers are currently slammed so it might be awhile before you're… Source: Engadget | Apple's iOS 12 is out today

Apple raised the price of its best phone by $330, and no one cares

The trend over the last few years is clear: iPhone sales are slowing down. Apple wasn't going to be able to achieve huge sales growth forever, and until the company makes inroads in India or strengthens its position in China, Apple is looking for oth… Source: Engadget | Apple raised the price of its best …

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The biggest announcements from Apple's iPhone Xs event

As we all awake from the haze that follows an Apple event, we've collected together of all the major announcements, new products and conspicuously absent devices that came from 2018's big iPhone briefing. Source: Engadget | The biggest announcements from Apple's iPhone Xs event

'Dummy' 6.1-inch LCD iPhone Images Reposted on Social Media as Alleged iPhone Xc 'Prototypes'

Over the weekend, mobile leaker Benjamin Geskin reposted a series of images supposedly showing “prototypes” of Apple’s forthcoming 6.1-inch LCD iPhone in three colors. The images were in fact first shared by Slashleaks on September 6, when they were described as “clones” of Apple’s upcoming mid-tier LCD iPhone. Despite that, on Sunday Geskin re-shared an …

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Purported 'iPhone XC' leak shows color varieties and dual SIMs

There's been plenty of buzz around the iPhone XS ahead of Apple's September 12th event, but what about the rumored 6.1-inch LCD iPhone, the more affordable device of the bunch? Don't worry, you're covered as well. A leaker has posted photos of what… Source: Engadget | Purported 'iPhone XC' leak shows color varieties and dual …

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Dozens of iPhone Apps 'Constantly' Sending Location Data to Data Monetization Firms

Dozens of popular iPhone apps are sharing the location data of millions of mobile devices with third-party data monetization firms, according to a group of security researchers called GuardianApp (via TechCrunch). The apps in question are mostly news, weather, and fitness apps that require access to location data to work properly, but then share that …

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Proposed Tariffs Will Impact Apple Watch, AirPods, HomePod, Mac Mini and More

A proposed $200 billion tariff on Chinese goods would affect the Apple Watch, AirPods, HomePod, Beats headphones, AirPort routers, Apple Pencil, Magic Mouse and Magic Keyboard, MacBooks, Mac mini, and a selection of cables, chargers, and adapters, Apple said today in a letter sent to the U.S. government. Apple’s letter urges the Trump administration not …

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European Commission approves Apple’s purchase of Shazam

After launching an investigation into Apple's proposed acquisition of Shazam in April, the European Commission has cleared the deal. The EC looked into whether data obtained in the purchase would allow Apple to target its competitors' music streaming… Source: Engadget | European Commission approves Apple’s purchase of Shazam

Apple to Launch a Global Law Enforcement Web Portal to Streamline Data Requests by End of 2018 [Updated]

Apple this week announced it will be launching a dedicated web portal for authenticated law enforcement officers to submit lawful requests for data, track requests, and obtain responsive data from the company by the end of 2018. Photo: Alejandro Mejía Greene via Flickr/Creative Commons Apple also said it is building a team of professionals dedicated …

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Apple's AirPort Utility App Finally Gains Support for iPhone X Display

Just ahead of when Apple plans to release new 2018 iPhones, the company has quietly updated its AirPort Utility app to introduce support for the longer display of the iPhone X. AirPort Utility is one of the last remaining Apple apps that have gone for months without an iPhone X update. For those unfamiliar with …

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Instagram Announces Support for Two-Factor Authentication Apps and Streamlined Account Verification

Instagram today announced several new security enhancements that are being implemented to make the social network safer for all users. Starting soon, Instagram is implementing support for third-party authenticator apps, which will allow them to be used for two-factor verification purposes in lieu of a phone number. Instagram has supported two-factor authentication for some time, …

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Kuo: No Apple Pencil Support for 2018 iPhones, Upcoming 6.1-Inch Model to Be Slightly Delayed

Apple’s upcoming 2018 iPhone models will not support the Apple Pencil because it does not offer a “good user experience,” according to respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who shared the information in a note sent out to investors. Kuo believes that Apple will announce the three new iPhones expected in 2018 during the week of …

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