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Apple Facing Lawsuit Over Heart Rate Sensor in Apple Watch

Apple is facing a lawsuit from Omni MedSci, a company that says Apple is infringing on its patented technology with the Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor, reports Axios. Omni MedSci claims to have met with Apple from 2014 until 2016, but Apple ultimately ended discussions for a partnership and then reportedly used Omni MedSci’s patented …

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Apple Stops Signing iOS 11.2.6 Following iOS 11.3 Release

Following the release of iOS 11.3 last week, Apple has stopped signing iOS 11.2.6, the previous version of iOS that was available to consumers. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners who have upgraded to iOS 11.2.6 will no longer be able to downgrade to earlier versions of iOS. Apple routinely stops signing older versions of …

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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Lightpad Block M From ROLI

For this week’s giveaway, we’ve once again teamed up with ROLI, this time to give away one of the company’s LightPad Block M music making devices. For those unfamiliar with ROLI, it’s a company that makes a fun, modular music creation system called Blocks, designed for everyone from beginners to professionals. The Lightpad M, priced …

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Review: Prynt Pocket Turns Your iPhone Into an Instant Camera

Prynt Pocket, priced at $150, is a portable printer that’s designed to work with the iPhone, allowing you to print small 2×3 photos wherever you go thanks to ZINK paper, which does not require printer cartridges to work. There are several of these iPhone-compatible miniature printers on the market, but the Prynt Pocket is unique …

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Apple to Launch Revamped Apple ID Website That Lets Users Download All Their Data

Apple will soon introduce an updated website for managing Apple IDs, which will allow Apple users to download a copy of all of their data stored by the company, reports Bloomberg. Customers will be able to download data like their Contacts, photos, music preferences, Calendar information, and more. The site will essentially let users download …

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Everything Apple Announced at Today's Educational Event in Under Three Minutes

Apple held its first event of 2018 this morning in Chicago, Illinois, at the Lane Tech College Prep High School. The event’s unusual location was due to the fact that it focused on education, marking Apple’s first education-oriented event since 2012. The main draw of the event was a new low-cost iPad with Apple Pencil …

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App Store Experiencing Issues With Customers Unable to Update and Download Content

The App Store for iOS devices appears to be experiencing issues at this time, with many customers unable to access the store to make purchases and install updates to apps. It appears the iTunes Store is also affected. Affected customers are getting a popup message that reads: “The iTunes Store is unable to process purchases …

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Apple Debuts New iPhone and iPad Cases, Launches New Apple Watch Bands

Following its educational event in Chicago, Apple quietly introduced iPhone and iPad cases in new spring colors and officially launched the Apple Watch bands that were introduced last week. The new iPhone cases, iPad Smart Covers, Apple Pencil covers, and more, are available in bright primary colors, perhaps a nod to the educational focus of …

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How to Create a Custom Ringtone Vibration on Your iPhone

You can create custom sounds and ringtones for alerts, texts, phone calls, and more on your iPhone, but did you know the same functionality exists for vibrations? Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Instead of using the set vibration patterns Apple has available, you can create your own vibrations using simple touch …

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Apple Shares New Tutorial Videos on Framing Photos and Composing Shots With the Telephoto Camera

Apple this afternoon shared two new iPhone photography tutorial videos on its website, focused on composing images using the telephoto camera and experimenting with framing. Each short video walks users through a series of step-by-step instructions on how to use the camera to capture unique shots. In the telephoto camera video, for example, Apple suggests …

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Apple Reportedly Hires Former Twitter Engineer Michael Abbott, Who is 'Captivated' by AR and AI

Apple has reportedly hired engineer Michael Abbott for an unspecified role within the company, according to information obtained by MacGeneration [Google Translate]. Abbott’s job history includes vice president of engineering for Twitter, team lead for the Azure cloud platform at Microsoft, and senior vice president of apps and services at Palm, where he helped create …

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Apple Launching 'AC Wellness' Medical Clinics for its Employees

Apple is planning to open two “AC Wellness” health clinics for its employees and their families this spring, reports CNBC. The clinics, detailed on an accompanying AC Wellness website, will serve Apple employees in Santa Clara County, which is where its Apple Park and One Infinite Loop campuses are located. One of the clinics, the …

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Apple Shares New Tutorial Video Focusing on Experimenting With Color in Photography

Apple this afternoon uploaded a new iPhone tutorial video that’s aimed at encouraging users to experiment with color when editing an iPhone shot to get a more distinctive photo. The 32 second video walks users through selecting a photo, selecting the “Edit” function in the Photos app, and then tweaking the color levels to get …

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Highlights of Apple's 2018 Shareholders Meeting

Apple’s annual shareholders meeting took place at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park this morning, with shareholders gathering to vote on proposals and ask questions of Apple executives. Apple does not live stream its shareholders meetings, but several members of the press, such as CNET’s Shara Tibken and Business Insider’s Kif Leswing, were at …

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iPhone Source Code Was Leaked by Low-Level Apple Employee

Earlier this week, source code for iBoot, a core component of the iPhone’s operating system, leaked on GitHub. The code was old, for a version of iOS 9, and it was quickly pulled from GitHub after Apple issued a DMCA takedown notice, but it left many wondering how such sensitive code ended up publicly available. …

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