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Apple delays software features due to bugs

Apple delays software features due to bugs

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Apple will delay new software features over a concern that its fast-paced release cycle is causing programmers to leave bugs in the code, according to reports.

Today in Apple history: Pismo PowerBook is a multimedia powerhouse

Today in Apple history: Pismo PowerBook is a multimedia powerhouse

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February 16, 2000: Apple introduces the “Pismo” PowerBook, the best of its G3 laptops. In the view of many, it’s of Apple’s best laptops ever. The Pismo PowerBook is the first not to include the SCSI or Apple Desktop Bus connector. Instead, it utilizes USB and Apple’s Emmy award-winning FireWire. Optional AirPort wireless support, tremendous

If Siri existed in the 1980s

If Siri existed in the 1980s

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Leave it to Squirrel Monkey (previously) to imagine what Siri might have been like in the eighties. In this spoof called Wonders of the World Wide Web, they give the ancient alter ego of Apple's voice-controlled personal assistant a garbled, synthesized voice which I found particularly funny. Be sure to watch the whole video, as it just gets weirder as it goes along.

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Microsoft, Apple, Micron Technology, Lam Research and ASML Holding

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Microsoft, Apple, Micron Technology, Lam Research and ASML Holding

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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Microsoft, Apple, Micron Technology, Lam Research and ASML Holding

Google needs a full year to sell as many smartphones as Apple sells in a week

Google needs a full year to sell as many smartphones as Apple sells in a week

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All of Google’s recent moves prove that, more than ever, Google wants to be more like Apple. It wants to make the same high-end products Apple delivers, it wants to create its own custom hardware for them, it wants to control the software experience, and it even wants to improve user privacy.

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 will rip off iPhone X’s Animoji

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 will rip off iPhone X’s Animoji

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Samsung plans to rip off one of the iPhone X’s hottest features for its upcoming Galaxy S9. The device will allow users to create animated emoji characters just like Animoji, according to a report out of South Korea. It will also offers stereo speakers just like the iPhone’s. Apple will bring more Animoji options to

Facebook Resolves Dispute with Apple; To Roll out Subscription Tool for iOS from March 1

Facebook Resolves Dispute with Apple; To Roll out Subscription Tool for iOS from March 1

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Facebook will be launching its subscription service tool on iOS beginning March 1. The social networking giant had introduced a way for publishers to sell their subscription to readers directly through Facebook in October last year. However, Apple and Facebook could not strike a deal on this due to which the subscription service was not released for iPhone and iPad users.

Rumour: iOS 12 to allow for iPhone apps on desktop Macs

Rumour: iOS 12 to allow for iPhone apps on desktop Macs

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Apple is known for its inclusive ecosystem, often being the deciding factor for returning customers. It seems that the company might be about to take this one step further, as iOS 12 is rumoured to allow developers to create iPhone applications that are compatible with macOS. This comes as one of the first steps in …

Bill Gates believes Apple should unlock iPhones at the government's request (AAPL, MSFT)

Bill Gates believes Apple should unlock iPhones at the government's request (AAPL, MSFT)

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Microsoft founder Bill Gates believes companies should allow the government to operate freely if they don't want to be overscrutinised.

Bill Gates believes Apple should unlock iPhones at the government's request

Bill Gates believes Apple should unlock iPhones at the government's request

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Microsoft founder Bill Gates believes companies should allow the government to operate freely if they don't want to be overscrutinized. "Tech companies have to be careful that they're not trying to think their view is more important than the government's view, or than the government being able to function in some key areas," he told the news website Axios in an interview.

iFixit does a teardown of the new Apple HomePod

iFixit does a teardown of the new Apple HomePod

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iFixit has done a teardown of the new Apple HomePod and here's the conclusion upfront: it's not meant to be opened by the consumer. So pretty much like most consumer electronics these days. End of story.

Apple and Facebook work out news subscription deal

Apple and Facebook work out news subscription deal

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In October Facebook launched a new program that would allow publishers to sell subscriptions to their news sites on Facebook–including in the Facebook mobile app. The program would allow publishers to be able to potentially make recurring revenue from articles shared on Facebook’s platforms. However, when the program launched it was not accessible through Facebook’s iOS app–presumably because Apple didn’t want to budge on its standard 30% take of subscription profits generated through iOS. Facebook reportedly wanted all of the profits to go to the publishers.

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