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Sunday October 21

12:04
Huawei's Mate 20 Pro introduces an Under Display Fing...

For iPhone fans there is no other smartphone to consider and rightfully so, they're excellent premium smartphones overall. With that said, I usually watch the reviews of the top Android smartphones launching every year looking for new features that might make their way to the iPhone (or iPad) in the future. In this report we focus on 2 new features debuting on the Huawei Mate 20 Pro.

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Saturday October 20

16:30
Independent NY Repair Shop Owner takes his Battle against...

Patently Apple posted a report in early 2017 titled "Apple Set to Fight 'Right to Repair' Legislation in Nebraska." Earlier this month we posted another report on the right to repair titled "Apple has Introduced 'Software Locks' that shut out Independent Repair Shops from Fixing 2018 iMac Pro & MacBook Pro Computers." One of the loudest Apple opponents on the right to repair issue is Louis Rossman of Rossman Repair Group in New York. Our report covers Rossman's interview with a Canadian TV news channel over a repair he does for $150 and Apple's price of $1000. Our report also covers how a normal battery order for Rossman got seized by U.S. Customs

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14:14
Apple Files for 'Liquid Retina' Trademark in the...

On September 12th Apple introduced the economical iPhone XR with a next-gen LCD display that Apple is marketing as the "Liquid Retina." In the last week Apple has filed for the 'Liquid Retina' trademark in both the U.S. and China (Hong Kong). Apple filed their trademark under international class 09 for hardware with a couple of interesting descriptors.

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10:49
An Apple Patent Discovered in Europe today covers 'Ra...

Back in November 2017 Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple Research Paper Touts VoxelNet as being Superior to LiDAR Regarding Autonomous Vehicle 3D Detection Methods." The report noted that Apple's Senior AI Researcher Yin Zhou and Machine Learning Research Scientist Oncel Tuzel had published their work on how self-driving cars could better detect pedestrians and cyclists while using fewer sensors. Today Patently Apple discovered a Project Titan patent application further covering detection methods using "Range field of view" sensors and more

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07:13
Apple Begins Selling Refurbished 2018 15-Inch MacBook Pro...

Apple has added 2018 models of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar to its refurbished store in the U.S. for the first time. Prices are discounted by roughly 15 percent compared to the equivalent brand new models.

Quantities are limited, so we recommend acting fast or using Refurb Tracker to monitor when inventory is replenished.

Apple says refurbished MacBook Pro models are thoroughly inspected, tested, cleaned, and repackaged, with all manuals and cables included in the box. In our view, a refurbished MacBook Pro is virtually indistinguishable from a brand new model, so this represents a good opportunity for savings.

Note that third-party resellers sometimes offer better deals than Apple's refurbished prices, so be...

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Friday October 19

15:52
While Apple's CEO Calls for Bloomberg to do the Right...

Apple's CEO goes on the attack demanding that Bloomberg retract "The Big Hack" report about spy chips in Apple servers and Bloomberg stands behind their year long report and sources. Could a lawsuit be Apple's next step?

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11:10
Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls on Bloomberg to Retract Supply Ch...

For the first time since Bloomberg published a highly controversial story suggesting Chinese spies planted microchips in Supermicro server motherboards Apple used in its iCloud facilities, Apple CEO Tim Cook has gone on the record to vehemently deny the claims.

In an interview with BuzzFeed News, Cook said there is "no truth" to the story about Apple, before making the unprecedented move of calling on Bloomberg to publish a retraction.

Since the report went live earlier this month, Apple has refuted Bloomberg's claims in multiple clearly worded statements denying such an incident ever took place. Apple maintains that the...

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07:32
Who won Unboxed Therapy's annual Smartphone Audio Sho...

Last year the Razer Phone blew the iPhone X away in the speaker performance department in Unboxed Therapy's showdown. Will the results be the same this year? Check out the video to see who the winner was

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06:10
Apple's Jony Ive talks about his Design Team Finally...

This morning the Financial Times has posted a report on Apple’s chief design officer Jony Ive who talks about Steve Jobs, the $5bn new campus — and why the unforeseen consequences of tech keep him awake.

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05:15
A Chinese Consumer Group Criticizes Apple for trying to Sh...

On Tuesday Patently Apple posted a report titled "Five Days after Alipay Notified Apple of a Security Breach, Apple officially Apologizes to their Chinese Customers." The report had noted that although Apple publicly apologized to their Chinese customers over the phishing scams that caused a security breach, they didn't say how much money was stolen and whether users would have their funds replenished. In fact, it appeared that Apple was blaming their customers for the problem by not adopting two-factor authentication. That has now triggered a backlash in China.

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05:00
Jony Ive Discusses His Team's Move to Apple Park, Rem...

Apple's design chief Jony Ive sat down for an interview over lunch with Financial Times reporter Nicholas Foulkes earlier this month, discussing a wide range of topics, including the Apple Watch, Apple Park, and prospects of an Apple Car.

Jony Ive portrait via Financial Times

Questioned on why Apple's design team was among the last to move into the company's new Apple Park headquarters, Ive said that was the plan all along, adding that relocating some 9,000 people takes time:It wasn't late, it was always scheduled to be then. When you're moving 9,000 people, you don't do it in one day. We're one of the last groups. It's a loaded and significant event because it meant leaving a studio that...

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04:27
It's iPhone XR Pre-Order Day and Apple Releases Two n...

It's pre-order day for Apple's new iPhone XR and Apple has just released two new ads to kick off the event. The new iPhone XR, integrates breakthrough technologies from iPhone XS in an all-screen glass and aluminum design featuring a stunning 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display — the most advanced LCD in a smartphone — and six beautiful finishes.

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03:58
Samsung Introduces Massive Trade-In Promotions to Boost Su...

While the U.S. media is looking for any sign of weak sales of Apple's iPhone, the fact is that Samsung is experiencing a major slowdown with little coverage of that news in the U.S. A new Korean report today states that "Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics have decided to buy back used smartphones and implement other promotion programs to boost the sluggish sales of their latest communications devices.

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00:57
Some iPhone XR Models Start Selling Out

iPhone XR pre-orders kicked off at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time, and just a half hour after orders went live, some colors started selling out and became unavailable for launch day delivery in the United States.

Right now, some yellow iPhone XR models from T-Mobile won't ship out for one to two weeks, delivering in November instead of on October 26. In the UK, iPhone XR supply is also starting to slowly sell out, with coral and yellow models starting to list a one to two week delivery estimate.

All other colors are still available for launch day delivery in the United States at this time, but available supply for in-store pickup has dwindled for some models in some areas.

It's not clear if yellow is a popular color choice or if Apple made fewer yellow iPhone XR models, but with one color selling out, the others could soon...

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00:01
iPhone XR Now Available for Pre-Order From Apple's On...

Apple is now accepting pre-orders for the new iPhone XR through its online storefront on the web and through its Apple Store app on iOS devices.

The 6.1-inch iPhone XR is the third iPhone in the 2018 iPhone lineup, and the most affordable of the new devices.

Rather than an OLED display, a dual-lens camera system, a stainless steel frame, 3D Touch, and Gigabit LTE, the iPhone XR features more affordable components that include an LCD display with a resolution of 1792x828, a single-lens camera system, lesser water resistance, an aluminum frame, Haptic Touch, and LTE Advanced.

On the plus side, the iPhone XR has a longer battery life than the iPhone XS and XS Max, and it comes in six colors: white, black, blue, coral, yellow,...

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Thursday October 18

17:52
Apple's Online Store Down Ahead of iPhone XR Pre-Orde...

Apple has taken its online storefront down to prepare for pre-orders for the 6.1-inch iPhone XR, the third iPhone in the 2018 iPhone lineup. Apple will begin accepting orders for the iPhone XR at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time or 3:01 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, October 19.

In other countries, pre-order times will vary based on local time zone. Pre-orders will kick off at 5:01 p.m. in Sydney, for example, 3:01 p.m. in China, and 8:01 a.m. in the UK. For full details on when pre-orders go live in your country, make sure to check out our post that lists all pre-order times by country.

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Apple will accept pre-orders through the Apple website and the Apple Store app. T-Mobile, AT...

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17:50
USB-C Instead of Lightning Again Rumored for Upcoming iPad...

Apple's upcoming iPad Pro models will feature a USB-C port instead of a traditional Lightning port, according to information gathered from accessory makers at the Global Source Mobile Electronics Trade Fair by Japanese site Mac Otakara.

The trade fair kicked off today and Mac Otakara heard "talk" from manufacturers attending the event about a switch to USB-C.

iPad Pro mockup by Álvaro Pabesio

This isn't the first time we've heard of Apple's plans to adopt USB-C instead of Lightning on its new iPad Pro models, which would further bridge the gap between mobile device and computer.

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who often accurately predicts Apple's plans, said in...

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17:07
Samsung to start Production of 7nm Processors with extreme...

A week ago we reported that TSMC was expected to be the sole supplier of Apple's 2019 A13 processor based on 7nm with EUV technology beating out Samsung. Last summer we posted a report titled "Apple will test out Samsung's 7nm Processor with Extreme Ultraviolet Technology."
Today we're learning that Samsung will start wafer production of the 7-nanometer Low Power Plus with extreme ultraviolet lithography technology well ahead of TSMC

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17:07
Samsung to start Production of 7nm Processors with extreme...

A week ago we reported that TSMC was expected to be the sole supplier of Apple's 2019 A13 processor based on 7nm with EUV technology beating out Samsung. Last summer we posted a report titled "Apple will test out Samsung's 7nm Processor with Extreme Ultraviolet Technology."
Today we're learning that Samsung will start wafer production of the 7-nanometer Low Power Plus with extreme ultraviolet lithography technology well ahead of TSMC

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16:11
While Qualcomm touts the benefits of their new 60GHz WiFi...

On Tuesday Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple Won 59 Patents Today Covering Millimeter Wave Yagi Antennas for 5G Ready iDevices & Gesturing on Apple Watch." A new report today informs us that as a new connectivity era dawns, reliance on high-bandwidth mmWave (Millimeter Wave) spectrum will increase, bringing new wireless experiences like ultra-high-definition 4K video streaming, Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR), mobile screen casting and fixed wireless mesh backhaul, all while providing high power efficiency to significantly extend battery life.

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16:11
While Qualcomm touts the benefits of their new 60GHz WiFi...

On Tuesday Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple Won 59 Patents Today Covering Millimeter Wave Yagi Antennas for 5G Ready iDevices & Gesturing on Apple Watch." A new report today informs us that as a new connectivity era dawns, reliance on high-bandwidth mmWave (Millimeter Wave) spectrum will increase, bringing new wireless experiences like ultra-high-definition 4K video streaming, Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR), mobile screen casting and fixed wireless mesh backhaul, all while providing high power efficiency to significantly extend battery life.

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13:14
Apple's October 30th Event at the Brooklyn Academy of...

Apple announced earlier today that it will hold a press event on Oct. 30 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. It's where the tech giant is expected to unveil its latest iPads and Macs. The event will take place two days before Apple holds it's financial Results for fiscal Q4 2018. The iPad without it's dated Home Button will really refresh the design and likely stimulate upgrades

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13:14
Apple's October 30th Event at the Brooklyn Academy of...

Apple announced earlier today that it will hold a press event on Oct. 30 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. It's where the tech giant is expected to unveil its latest iPads and Macs. The event will take place two days before Apple holds it's financial Results for fiscal Q4 2018. The iPad without it's dated Home Button will really refresh the design and likely stimulate upgrades

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13:06
When You Can Pre-Order the iPhone XR in Every Time Zone

Pre-orders for the iPhone XR will kick off on Friday, October 19 at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time, allowing customers to purchase the third flagship iPhone in the 2018 iPhone lineup.

Apple is planning to make the new devices available in multiple countries around the world simultaneously, so we've created a list of when pre-orders will kick off all around the world.

  • Australia West - 3:01 p.m. AWST
  • Australia East - 5:01 p.m. AEST
  • Austria - 9:01 a.m. CEST
  • Belgium - 9:01 a.m. CEST
  • Canada West - 12:01 a.m. PDT
  • Canada East - 3:01 a.m. EDT
  • China - 3:01 p.m. CST
  • Denmark - 9:01 a.m. CEST
  • Finland - 10:01 a.m. EEST
  • ...

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12:24
Apple Highlights Apps Offering Siri Shortcuts Integration

Apple in iOS 12 introduced a new Siri Shortcuts feature that's designed to let users create multi-step automations using first and third-party apps.

Since iOS 12's release, app developers have been adding Siri Shortcuts support to their apps, and today, Apple highlighted several apps that have launched useful Siri Shortcut options.

Tile, for example, has added a Shortcut designed to let you find an item attached to a Tile device, like your keys, by asking Siri. Apps like CARROT and Dark Sky offer up weather details with Siri commands like "rain report" or "UV index," while Citymapper lets you get commute information in seconds.

Evernote lets you get quick access to Shortcuts for sharing notes, creating audio notes, creating camera notes,...

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10:23
First iPhone XR Review Videos Now Available on YouTube

The iPhone XR will be available for pre-order at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time on October 19, and ahead of when pre-orders go live, the first iPhone XR reviews have been published on YouTube.

Apple appears to have provided several YouTubers and media sites with iPhone XR review units, with a list of some of the available review videos embedded below.

Apple's iPhone XR is the third iPhone in Apple's 2018 iPhone lineup. It's the least expensive of the three new devices, priced starting at $749 vs. $999 and $1,099 for the iPhone XS and XS Max.

Compared to the iPhone XS, the iPhone XR features an LCD display instead of an OLED display, Haptic Touch instead of 3D Touch, and an aluminum frame instead of a stainless steel frame. It's got a lower water resistance rating at IP67, and it has slower LTE...

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10:07
Apple Launches Special Event Page for October Event With D...

Apple today sent out invites for an upcoming October 30th event set to be held in Brooklyn. Apple did something special for its invites this time around, and each one features unique artwork with a different Apple logo.

Apple also designed a new event page for the event, and each time you reload the page, you can see a new Apple logo that Apple created.

It's not clear how many different Apple logos Apple designed for the event, but it appears to be at least several dozen. You can see a selection of approximately 10 of them by refreshing the event page, but not all of the artwork that showed up on the invites appears to be on the page.

Apple's event, which will focus on the iPad Pro and its Mac lineup, is set to take place on Tuesday, October 30 in New...

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09:07
Apple Invites Media to October 30th Event in New York City

Apple today sent out media invites for a second major 2018 event set to be held in New York City on Tuesday, October 30 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House.

Apple's October event, which will focus on products not introduced at the iPhone-centric event in September, will kick off at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

Image via Neil Cybart

Apple sent out multiple different Apple logo designs on the invitations that it sent out to members of the media, all of which feature the tagline "There's more in the making."

Image via Todd Haselton

We're still awaiting multiple product refreshes before the end of 2018, including updates to several Mac models and the iPad...

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08:27
Apple invents a Battery System Designed to keep Electric o...

Back in May Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple's Autonomous Shuttle Service will use Volkswagen Vans." This is where Apple's Project Titan is starting – with autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicles. Today Apple's latest Project Titan invention relates to a new Converter Architecture that will ensure that customer's creature comforts like air conditioning, GPS and infotainment system keep on humming with enough power.

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08:27
Apple invents a Battery System Designed to keep Electric o...

Back in May Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple's Autonomous Shuttle Service will use Volkswagen Vans." This is where Apple's Project Titan is starting – with autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicles. Today Apple's latest Project Titan invention relates to a new Converter Architecture that will ensure that customer's creature comforts like air conditioning, GPS and infotainment system keep on humming with enough power.

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07:29
Tim Cook Highlights 'The Big Draw' Sketching Ses...

To celebrate The Big Draw Festival, a monthlong worldwide celebration of drawing held every October, eight Apple Stores are hosting special Today at Apple sessions related to the festival throughout the month.

A total of 108 sessions will be hosted by the end of the month at Apple Regent Street in London, Apple Piazza Liberty in Milan, Apple Dubai Mall in Dubai, Apple Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Apple SoHo and Apple Williamsburg in New York, Apple Orchard Road in Singapore, and Apple Union Square in San Francisco.

Apple CEO Tim Cook today tweeted about a session hosted by artist Marcy Smith, who helped customers learn how to draw and sketch with the...

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07:05
Apple continues their work on a Travel App, even if it...

There was a time when Apple was working hard on developing a travel app for iPhones and we covered three of their patent applications that were published by the US Patent & Trademark Office between 2010 and 2012. Today Apple's patent application provides a new round of patent claims which introduces a new angle, a new approach being applied to a future travel app.

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07:05
Apple continues their work on a Travel App, even if it...

There was a time when Apple was working hard on developing a travel app for iPhones and we covered three of their patent applications that were published by the US Patent & Trademark Office between 2010 and 2012. Today Apple's patent application provides a new round of patent claims which introduces a new angle, a new approach being applied to a future travel app.

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05:48
Apple's two iPhone 8 Models were Apple's best Se...

Today Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results from its research on Apple for the fiscal quarter that ended September 29, 2018. Their report shows that Apple's iPhone 8 and 8Plus were the best selling iPhones for calendar Q3, 2018

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05:48
Apple's two iPhone 8 Models were Apple's best Se...

Today Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results from its research on Apple for the fiscal quarter that ended September 29, 2018. Their report shows that Apple's iPhone 8 and 8Plus were the best selling iPhones for calendar Q3, 2018

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04:39
An Irrational Leap by Bloomberg that Slower iPhone Sales i...

On Monday Goldman Sachs pointed to 'rapidly slowing' iPhone demand in China and warned that earnings could fall short. Despite a top Apple analyst predicting that Apple's iPhone XR would be a smash hit in China, news directly from TSMC's earnings forecast has rattled some into believing Apple's iPhone sales are slower than expected. But is that true? While speculation...

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04:39
An Irrational Leap by Bloomberg that Slower iPhone Sales i...

On Monday Goldman Sachs pointed to 'rapidly slowing' iPhone demand in China and warned that earnings could fall short. Despite a top Apple analyst predicting that Apple's iPhone XR would be a smash hit in China, news directly from TSMC's earnings forecast has rattled some into believing Apple's iPhone sales are slower than expected. But is that true? While speculation...

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02:42
Fallout over 10nm Delays hits Intel as they prepare to Spl...

The ongoing, never ending delays of Intel's 10nm processors have disappointed their customers like Apple and consumers in general. The frustration has come to a head and it's now being reported that Intel has decided to split up their manufacturing group into three pieces as AMD is set to announce their 7nm line-up in January at CES and ongoing speculation that Apple is planning to dump Intel in the not-too-distant future.

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02:42
Fallout over 10nm Delays hits Intel as they prepare to Spl...

The ongoing, never ending delays of Intel's 10nm processors have disappointed their customers like Apple and consumers in general. The frustration has come to a head and it's now being reported that Intel has decided to split up their manufacturing group into three pieces as AMD is set to announce their 7nm line-up in January at CES and ongoing speculation that Apple is planning to dump Intel in the not-too-distant future.

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Wednesday October 17

18:52
Apple Rolls out a new Privacy Tool allowing users Access t...

Earlier today "Apple rolled out an online tool to users in the United States and several other countries to download, all the data that the iPhone maker has collected on them," reports Reuters. Apple also provides users with the ability to deactivate or delete their account for any reason.

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18:52
Apple Rolls out a new Privacy Tool allowing users Access t...

Earlier today "Apple rolled out an online tool to users in the United States and several other countries to download, all the data that the iPhone maker has collected on them," reports Reuters. Apple also provides users with the ability to deactivate or delete their account for any reason.

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11:23
Apple's AirPods Out of Stock in Many European Countri...

AirPods are sold out and unavailable for purchase in many Apple retail stores across Europe and in Apple's online stores in those countries, as noticed by French site Watch Generation.

It's not clear when the AirPods went out of stock, but the earphones are listed as unavailable in countries that include the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Czech Republic, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Finland, Sweden, and others.

AirPods continue to be available for purchase in other countries in North America, South America, and Asia Pacific, with the shortage primarily limited to Europe.

There's no word on why AirPods are suddenly unavailable in so many European countries, but Watch...

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10:11
TSMC to Remain Sole iPhone Chip Supplier, Could Provide AR...

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company or TSMC is set to remain one of Apple's most important suppliers in the years to come, according to a note to investors shared today by reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who now works for TF International Securities.

TSMC manufactures the A-Series chips that are used in Apple's iPhones. The company has been Apple's sole supplier for iPhone chips for a few years, and will continue to be Apple's only supplier in 2019 and 2020 for the A13 and A14 chips Apple is expected to use in those devices.

According to Kuo, Apple will become increasingly dependent on TSMC in the years to come due to TSMC's "superior design and production capabilities" compared to its competitors and the fact that TSMC, unlike Samsung and other Apple suppliers, does not compete with Apple in other markets.

In the future, Kuo believes TSMC will manufacture Apple-designed ARM-based...

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08:00
Apple Customers Can Download a Copy of Their Data in the U...

Apple today is extending its full-featured Data and Privacy portal to the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Apple customers in those four countries will now have the option to download a copy of any data associated with their Apple ID account that Apple maintains, such as calendars, reminders, photos, and documents stored in iCloud, purchase histories, Game Center activity, and AppleCare support history.

The portal has been available to customers in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland since May to comply with Europe's General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Apple said the service would be made available worldwide in the...

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08:00
Apple's Privacy Website Updated to Reflect Latest Mea...

Apple today updated its privacy website to reflect the latest measures it has implemented in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave to protect customers.

For example, the new page reflects that all apps submitted or updated on the App Store now require a privacy policy, a requirement that went into effect October 3. Apple already required a privacy policy for apps that accessed personal information, but even basic apps that do not share data must have one now.

In iOS 12 and macOS Mojave, Apple's so-called Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature has been improved. Now, when third-party tracking sites attempt to create cookies or store data, they can do so only with your explicit consent.

In macOS Mojave, Apple has made it...

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07:00
Apple Begins Selling Refurbished 2018 13-Inch MacBook Pro...

Apple has added 2018 models of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar to its refurbished store in the U.S. for the first time. Prices are discounted by roughly 15 percent compared to the equivalent brand new models.

A refurbished base model with a 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor, 256GB of flash storage, 8GB of RAM, and Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 is available for $1,529 in the United States, reflecting savings of $270 off Apple's regular price of $1,799. Available finishes include Silver and Space Gray.

A...

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06:13
Apple's Latest Mac Mini Turns Four Years Old Ahead of...

The latest Mac mini, introduced on October 16, 2014, is four years old as of this week. For emphasis, it has been 1,462 days since the portable desktop computer was last updated, according to the MacRumors Buyer's Guide.

The current lineup, still sold on Apple.com, features five-generation-old Intel dual-core Haswell processors with clock speeds up to 3.0GHz. Other tech specs include up to 16GB of LPDDR3 RAM, up to 1TB of flash storage, and the choice of Intel HD Graphics 5000 or Intel Iris integrated graphics. Prices start at $499.

The good news is that the long wait for an update may be coming to an end, as two reliable sources in Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and...

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05:18
iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max to Launch in Additional Countr...

Apple today announced that the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR will be available to customers in additional countries and territories between Friday, October 26 and Friday, November 2.

Availability information:

  • iPhone XR will be available in Israel beginning Thursday, November 1.

  • iPhone XR will be available in Armenia, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Macau, Maldives, Myanmar, Ukraine, and Vietnam beginning Friday, November 2.
  • iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max pre-orders begin Friday, October 19 at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time, with availability beginning Friday, October 26 at 8:00 a.m. local time, in Chile, Colombia, Malaysia, and Thailand.
  • iPhone XS and iPhone...
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    03:31
    The Top 10 Global iPhone Apps List for September is Out

    The top 10 iPhone apps globally and for the UK for September have been published

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    03:31
    The Top 10 Global iPhone Apps List for September is Out

    The top 10 iPhone apps globally and for the UK for September have been published

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    00:54
    Samsung has Chosen Montreal Canada for its Seventh AI Cent...

    In September, Patently Apple posted a report titled "Samsung Officially opened a new AI Center in New York Today, their Second in the U.S and Sixth around the World." Today we're learning that Samsung Electronics is planning to open their seventh artificial intelligence research center, this time in Montreal.

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    00:54
    Samsung has Chosen Montreal Canada for its Seventh AI Cent...

    In September, Patently Apple posted a report titled "Samsung Officially opened a new AI Center in New York Today, their Second in the U.S and Sixth around the World." Today we're learning that Samsung Electronics is planning to open their seventh artificial intelligence research center, this time in Montreal.

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    00:20
    LG Rumored to be the Supplier behind Lenovo's planned...

    Yesterday Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple Granted a Second Patent for a Folding iPhone focused on a new Flexible Hinge and something very interesting." The report noted that "As smartphones continue to introduce larger and larger phablet sizes, there will come a point where introducing a folding smartphone will make sense, especially with mobile TV on 5G networks on the way." We're now learning that Lenovo is now thinking that they'll skip foldable smartphones and leap straight into delivering a foldable tablet in 2019.

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    00:20
    LG Rumored to be the Supplier behind Lenovo's planned...

    Yesterday Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple Granted a Second Patent for a Folding iPhone focused on a new Flexible Hinge and something very interesting." The report noted that "As smartphones continue to introduce larger and larger phablet sizes, there will come a point where introducing a folding smartphone will make sense, especially with mobile TV on 5G networks on the way." We're now learning that Lenovo is now thinking that they'll skip foldable smartphones and leap straight into delivering a foldable tablet in 2019.

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    Tuesday October 16

    23:13
    Safari, Firefox, Edge and Chrome Browsers will Uniformly D...

    In Unison, announcements rolled out yesterday from Apple (WebKit), Mozilla, Microsoft and Google stating that they will disable support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 by March 2020 on their respective browsers Safari, Firefox, Edge and Chrome.

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    23:13
    Safari, Firefox, Edge and Chrome Browsers will Uniformly D...

    In Unison, announcements rolled out yesterday from Apple (WebKit), Mozilla, Microsoft and Google stating that they will disable support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 by March 2020 on their respective browsers Safari, Firefox, Edge and Chrome.

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    14:49
    Five Days after Alipay Notified Apple of a Security Breach...

    Last Thursday Patently Apple posted a report titled "China's Alipay Reports that Hackers have Taken Money from Accounts using Stolen Apple ID's." Ant Financial's Alipay, the operator of one of China's top two mobile payment apps, said hackers had taken an unknown amount of money from accounts using stolen Apple Inc IDs and the issue remained unresolved despite reaching out to Apple. Today we're learning that Apple officially apologized.

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    14:49
    Five Days after Alipay Notified Apple of a Security Breach...

    Last Thursday Patently Apple posted a report titled "China's Alipay Reports that Hackers have Taken Money from Accounts using Stolen Apple ID's." Ant Financial's Alipay, the operator of one of China's top two mobile payment apps, said hackers had taken an unknown amount of money from accounts using stolen Apple Inc IDs and the issue remained unresolved despite reaching out to Apple. Today we're learning that Apple officially apologized.

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    13:55
    Apple Debuts Limited Edition Mickey Mouse Beats Solo 3 Wi...

    To celebrate the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse, Apple has introduced special edition Mickey-themed Beats Solo 3 Wireless Headphones.

    Priced at $329.95, the headphones are a gray color with a classic Mickey design. The headphones come with a matching gray felt carrying case, a collectible pin, and a decal sticker.

    Celebrate "The True Original" with Mickey's 90th Anniversary Edition Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones. Keep the magic going with award-winning sound and up to 40 hours of battery life. The cool-gray headphone features Mickey Mouse in the iconic pose seen on classic t-shirts that we all know and love. It also comes with a custom felt case inspired by the materials from Mickey Mouse ear hats, along with a collectible pin and decal sticker to honor the collaboration.Mickey Mouse made his first appearance on November 18, 1928 to replace...

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    Apple this morning added a new "Skyline" collection of Beats Studio 3 Wireless Headphones to its online Apple Store, with a selection of new color options.

    The Skyline Studio 3 Wireless Headphones come in Crystal Blue, Desert Sand, Midnight Black, and Shadow Grey. All of the colors feature gold accents with a gold beats logo and gold band.

    Studio 3 Wireless Headphones feature Apple's Pure Adaptive Noise Canceling technology, designed to block external noise when listening. They are also equipped with an Apple W1 chip that's designed to make it easy to switch between devices when listening, and thanks to the efficiency of the chip, the Studio 3 Headphones last for 22 hours on one charge for all-day listening.

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    Apple Won 59 Patents Today Covering Millimeter Wave Yagi A...

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 59 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Millimeter Wave Yagi Antennas that could be used in future 5G Ready iDevices and the 'raise gesture' for Apple Watch. Apple also won design patents for the iPhone ...

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    Apple Won 59 Patents Today Covering Millimeter Wave Yagi A...

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 59 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Millimeter Wave Yagi Antennas that could be used in future 5G Ready iDevices and the 'raise gesture' for Apple Watch. Apple also won design patents for the iPhone ...

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    06:23
    Apple Apologizes After Stolen Apple ID Credentials Aided i...

    Apple has formally apologized to users in China over the hacking of some Chinese accounts in a series of phishing scams that hit the country last week. The successful phishing attacks used stolen Apple IDs to gain access to customer funds, leading to "a small number of...users' accounts" being accessed through these scams (via The Wall Street Journal).

    In a statement shared in China today, Apple said: "We are deeply apologetic about the inconvenience caused to our customers by these phishing scams."

    When news of the incident emerged last week, Chinese mobile payment companies Alipay and WeChat reported that hackers were able to take an unknown amount of money from accounts using stolen Apple...

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    In January 2017 Patently Apple posted a report titled "The U.S. Fair Trade Commission Sues Qualcomm for Forcing Apple to use its Chips in iDevices." The ruling for that case was close at hand when Qualcomm and the FTC asked the judge to delay his ruling as the two parties try to find a settlement.

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    Apple was granted a patent covering a folding iPhone back in November 2016. Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark published Apple's second granted patent for Apple's folding iPhone. As smartphones continue to introduce larger and larger phablet sizes, there will come a point where introducing a folding smartphone will make sense, especially with mobile TV on 5G networks on the way.

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    Apple Granted a Second Patent for a Folding iPhone focused...

    Apple was granted a patent covering a folding iPhone back in November 2016. Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark published Apple's second granted patent for Apple's folding iPhone. As smartphones continue to introduce larger and larger phablet sizes, there will come a point where introducing a folding smartphone will make sense, especially with mobile TV on 5G networks on the way.

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    Apple's Supply Chain hoping that Apple's iPhone...

    In the last 24 hours we've read about Goldman Sachs pointing to iPhone sales in China "rapidly slowing down" and then Ming-Chi Kuo stating that the iPhone XR will be a smash hit and now Apple's supply chain is weighing in nervously about iPhone sales. It's difficult to know whether these iPhone jitters are real or politically motivated.

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    In the last 24 hours we've read about Goldman Sachs pointing to iPhone sales in China "rapidly slowing down" and then Ming-Chi Kuo stating that the iPhone XR will be a smash hit and now Apple's supply chain is weighing in nervously about iPhone sales. It's difficult to know whether these iPhone jitters are real or politically motivated.

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    19:25
    Jony Ive Interviewed by Anna Wintour, Artistic Director of...

    Apple's design chief Sir Jonathan Ive was interviewed at the Wired25 summit today by Anna Wintour, the artistic director of Condé Nast and longtime editor of Vogue, talked about everything from Apple's penchant for secrecy to the social and civic responsibilities of tech giants

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    Jony Ive Interviewed by Anna Wintour, Artistic Director of...

    Apple's design chief Sir Jonathan Ive was interviewed at the Wired25 summit today by Anna Wintour, the artistic director of Condé Nast and longtime editor of Vogue, talked about everything from Apple's penchant for secrecy to the social and civic responsibilities of tech giants

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    Top Apple Analyst Predicts that Apple's iPhone XR wil...

    Early this morning the news broke that Goldman Sachs was seeing a rapid slowdown in iPhone demand in China. Of course that was relating to Apple's higher end iPhone XS models. To counter that negative report, a top analyst over at Hong Kong's TF International Securities Group says that Apple's iPhone XR model, the lowest priced iPhone for 2018, that starts pre-orders on Friday will be a smash hit.

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    17:55
    Top Apple Analyst Predicts that Apple's iPhone XR wil...

    Early this morning the news broke that Goldman Sachs was seeing a rapid slowdown in iPhone demand in China. Of course that was relating to Apple's higher end iPhone XS models. To counter that negative report, a top analyst over at Hong Kong's TF International Securities Group says that Apple's iPhone XR model, the lowest priced iPhone for 2018, that starts pre-orders on Friday will be a smash hit.

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    17:45
    Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Passes Away at 65 Followin...

    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passed away today at age 65 following complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Allen earlier this month announced that he was again undergoing treatment for the cancer, which he was first treated for in 2009.

    A childhood friend of Bill Gates, Allen co-founded Microsoft with Gates in 1975. He worked at Microsoft until 1983 when he faced his first fight with cancer after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma.

    After his time at Microsoft, Allen used his wealth to invest in real estate, aerospace, sports teams, and filmmaking. Allen was the owner of the Portland Trailblazers and the Seattle Seahawks, as well as part owner of the Seattle Sounders FC. He operated Vulcan Real Estate, funded multiple sports venues, and owned Vulcan Productions, a television and film...

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    Samsung is aiming to use a 6.66" Display for their No...

    Although Samsung launched their Galaxy Note 9 in early August, word is already out that their 2019 Galaxy Note 10 will sport a 6.66" display; a numeric size that might spook some evangelicals. Our report also covers other features that might be on the way for the Note 10

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    Although Samsung launched their Galaxy Note 9 in early August, word is already out that their 2019 Galaxy Note 10 will sport a 6.66" display; a numeric size that might spook some evangelicals. Our report also covers other features that might be on the way for the Note 10

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    Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies at age 65

    Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen has died from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He met with Steve Wozniak for the first time in 2017.

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    Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies at age 65

    Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen has died from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He met with Steve Wozniak for the first time in 2017.

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    Adobe Announces Photoshop Creative Cloud, Project Aero for...

    In July Patently Apple posted a report titled "Adobe confirms that Creatives will be able to run Photoshop on Apple's iPad Pro in the Not-Too-Distant Future." At the time Adobe's Belsky added that "Newer versions of the iPad Pro are now powerful enough to support Adobe's apps." Today at Adobe MAX, their biggest event of the year, Adobe previewed Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) on iPad, Project Aero, a tool that enables creators to design AR experiences and more.

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    Adobe Announces Photoshop Creative Cloud, Project Aero for...

    In July Patently Apple posted a report titled "Adobe confirms that Creatives will be able to run Photoshop on Apple's iPad Pro in the Not-Too-Distant Future." At the time Adobe's Belsky added that "Newer versions of the iPad Pro are now powerful enough to support Adobe's apps." Today at Adobe MAX, their biggest event of the year, Adobe previewed Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) on iPad, Project Aero, a tool that enables creators to design AR experiences and more.

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    Google Pixel 3 XL vs. iPhone XS Max: Which Camera Reigns S...

    Google's newest flagship smartphones, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, are officially launching later this week. With their high-quality cameras, fast processors, and other improvements, the new devices are direct competitors to Apple's newly released iPhone XS models.

    We were able to get our hands on the new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL ahead of their debut, and in our latest YouTube video, we compared the Google Pixel 3 XL camera to Apple's iPhone XS Max camera to see which one reigns supreme.

    Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos.

    Both the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL are equipped with a single-lens 12-megapixel rear camera system, while the iPhone XS Max uses a dual-lens camera system that features a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens.

    The two camera system allows the...

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    Apple will be Carefully Watching the Success of the all-ne...

    TCL is a company that started out in China and sold more than 20 million TVs worldwide last year. The company is now entering the US smartphone market under the 'PALM' brand that it acquired from HP. Well, technically, it's an Android smartphone accessory. It's a phone but not a phone. Our report explains with it is exactly. For sure Apple will be keeping an eye on the success of this all-new phone accessory that just might catch on in certain circles.

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    Apple will be Carefully Watching the Success of the all-ne...

    TCL is a company that started out in China and sold more than 20 million TVs worldwide last year. The company is now entering the US smartphone market under the 'PALM' brand that it acquired from HP. Well, technically, it's an Android smartphone accessory. It's a phone but not a phone. Our report explains with it is exactly. For sure Apple will be keeping an eye on the success of this all-new phone accessory that just might catch on in certain circles.

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    Apple's Phil Schiller Talks About Upcoming Photoshop...

    Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller today made a surprise appearance at Adobe's MAX conference, which saw Adobe previewing a full version of Photoshop on the iPad, set to be released in 2019.

    Adobe's upcoming version of Photoshop is "not watered down" and is version of Photoshop with all of the assets and tools needed to create the same projects you can make on the desktop on the iPad. According to Adobe, Photoshop for iPad would not have been possible without the company's close work by Apple and the power of the iPad Pro.

    According to Phil Schiller, Adobe is excited about the upcoming...

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    Apple Design Chief Jony Ive Talks Secrecy, His Future, and...

    Apple design chief Jony Ive sat down with Vogue's Anna Wintour this morning for an interview at WIRED's 25th anniversary event, where he talked about secrecy at Apple, his future with the company, and more.

    WIRED didn't stream the event, but CNET's Shara Tibken and Washington Post's Geoffrey Fowler were on hand and shared details on what Ive had to say on Twitter.

    Image via Shara Tibken

    On the topic of iPhone addiction, Ive said that it's good to be connected, but the "real issue" is what's done with that connection. According to Ive, when it comes to innovating, it's impossible to predict all of the consequences. "In my experience, there have been surprising consequences," he said. "Some fabulous and some less so."

    Apple introduces new features like Screen Time...

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    10:51
    Kuo: Apple to Maintain Same iPhone Mix in 2019 With 5.8 an...

    Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who often accurately predicts Apple's future device plans, believes the company will continue to offer three iPhones in 2019 with the same general lineup seen in 2018.

    In a note to investors about Apple supplier Luxshare's predicted market share released this morning, Kuo included a chart that suggests Apple will continue to offer 5.8 and 6.5-inch OLED iPhones in 2019, along with one 6.1-inch LCD model.

    That's the same lineup used this year, which consists of the 5.8 and 6.5-inch OLED iPhone XS and XS Max and the 6.1-inch iPhone XR.

    Rumors about the 2019 iPhones have been circulating for a few months now, but this is the first time that we've heard specific details...

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    10:38
    Kuo Predicts 'Better Than Expected' Replacement...

    Demand for the iPhone XR will be higher than demand for the iPhone 8 last year, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reiterated in a note to investors this morning.

    Kuo is predicting better than expected replacement demand for iPhone XR along with improved supply starting in October, leading him to revise his predicted shipment estimates.

    Apple is now expected to ship 36 to 38 million iPhone XR units in the fourth quarter of 2018, up 10 percent from an original estimate of 33 to 35 million units.

    As he said last week in a note about the XR driving upgrades in China, Kuo is expecting the iPhone XR to outsell the iPhone 8 because of its larger display, longer battery life, dual-SIM support, and new form...

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    10:03
    Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of iOS 12.1 to Developers

    Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1 update to developers, one week after seeding the third beta and a month after releasing iOS 12, a major new version of the iOS software.

    Registered developers can download the new iOS 12.1 beta from Apple's Developer Center or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

    iOS 12.1 includes several new features that Apple promised would come to the iPhone XS and XS Max. The beta introduces support for the eSIM, which is a digital SIM that lets you activate a cellular plan from a carrier without...

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    09:19
    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Publishes Tesla'...

    Late on Friday, CNBC had posted a report that Tesla's CEO Elon Musk had filed for the "Teslaquila" trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. While it had started off as an April Fool's joke, it looks like Musk may be seriously thinking about it as Tesla's trademark filing for a brand of tequila has surfaced

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    09:19
    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Publishes Tesla'...

    Late on Friday, CNBC had posted a report that Tesla's CEO Elon Musk had filed for the "Teslaquila" trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. While it had started off as an April Fool's joke, it looks like Musk may be seriously thinking about it as Tesla's trademark filing for a brand of tequila has surfaced

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    09:13
    Apple Teams Up With Zimmer Biomet for Clinical Study on Jo...

    Zimmer Biomet, a company that develops joint replacement products, today announced that it is working with Apple to improve patient experience with Apple Watch and iPhone following knee and hip replacements.

    A new Zimmer Biomet mymobility app uses the Apple Watch to "facilitate a new level of connection" between patients and their doctors as they recover from major joint replacement surgery. Through the app, patients will be provided with "support and guidance" while preparing for and recovering from surgery, with surgeons able to use the data to "optimize care."

    In addition to collecting activity data and allowing surgeons to see recovery progress, the app can be used to send education and therapy reminders directly to patients.

    Zimmer Biomet is launching a clinical study to...

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    08:05
    CNN Debunks the Myths surrounding the Jamal Khashoggi Appl...

    While the new Apple Watch has some great new technology built-in, it's not in the 007 super spy watch category just yet. On Sunday CNN reported that "Experts have dismissed claims that a recording of the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been transmitted using his Apple Watch."

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    07:13
    Goldman Sachs points to 'Rapidly Slowing' iPhone...

    Goldman Sachs is telling clients that Apple's earnings results may end up disappointing investors thanks to a marked deterioration in Chinese demand for iPhones. "There are multiple signs of rapidly slowing consumer demand in China ...

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    06:45
    Game Developers Discuss How Apple Could Improve Gaming on...

    Last week, Minecraft: Apple TV Edition was removed from the tvOS App Store and developer Mojang announced that anyone who was still playing the game on Apple TV would no longer see any updates or further support. In a statement, the company said that it needed to reallocate resources "to the platforms that our players use the most."

    In a new article shared over the weekend, Ars Technica spoke with a few game developers in the wake of Minecraft's removal from the tvOS App Store, attempting to gain a consensus on what they think Apple needs to do to make the Apple TV a true gaming device. Strange Flavour CEO Aaron Fothergill said...

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    05:51
    Apple Acquires Music Analytics Startup Asaii with all thre...

    AI is a key area of technology Apple is expanding into and today we're learning that Apple has acquired music analytics start-up Asaii. The three principles of the company have all joined Apple as their LinkedIn profiles prove out.

    | Read more »
    03:45
    Apple to Donate 1,000 Apple Watches to Eating Disorder Stu...

    Apple is donating 1,000 Apple Watches to a new study that aims to track biological changes in people with eating disorders (via CNBC).

    The University of North Carolina's medical school will conduct the study, which is called BEGIN (or the Binge Eating Genetics Initiative), to better understand overeating disorders in which people eat large amounts of food uncontrollably in a small period of time.

    People who purge or engage in excessive bouts of exercise following the binge are usually diagnosed with bulimia nervosa. The study will enroll 1,000 participants of ages 18 or...

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    Sunday October 14

    21:02
    Apple Has Reportedly Acquired Asaii, a Music Analytics Pla...

    Apple has acquired San Francisco-based music analytics startup Asaii, according to unnamed sources cited by Axios. The deal, which has not been confirmed by Apple, was reportedly worth less than $100 million.

    Asaii built tools that allowed music labels to discover, track, and manage artists using machine learning. The platform pulled data from social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and streaming music services such as Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube, and SoundCloud, to find hidden talent.

    Asaii offered two products specifically: a music management dashboard for A&R representatives to quickly scout and manage talent, and an API for music services to integrate a recommendation engine into their platforms.

    ... | Read more »
    09:36
    Unboxed Therapy Reviews the iPhone XS Max

    Unboxed Therapy, like Marques Brownlee, covers all-things-Android in order to stay viable. By reviewing all brands of Android phones they're both able to review the iPhone with a more honest view because they're not beholden to Apple like some Apple blogs are. Today Lewis Hilsenteger reviews the iPhone XS Max. Will he be fair?

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    06:52
    Facebook, Google & Others had Millions of their Custom...

    On Friday Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple Submits a Seven-Page Letter to the Australian Parliament Objecting to Six Major Points with one being Totally Hypocritical." The number one issue amongst Apple's list of 6 was of course encryption. Yet encryption used by the likes of Twitter and Google didn't safeguard their customer base from being hacked.

    | Read more »
    05:46
    Police Told to Avoid Looking at iPhone Screens Locked With...

    Police in the United States are being advised not to look at iPhone screens secured with Face ID, because doing so could disable facial authentication and leave investigators needing a potentially harder-to-obtain passcode to gain access.

    Face ID on iPhone X and iPhone XS attempts to authenticate a face up to five times before the feature is disabled and the user's passcode is required to unlock the smartphone.

    Elcomsoft presentation slide talking about Face ID (image via Motherboard)

    Given the way the security system works, Motherboard reports that forensics company Elcomsoft is advising law enforcement, "don't look at the sceen, or else... the same thing will occur as happened [at] Apple's event."

    The note appears on a slide belonging to an...

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