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John Hopkins University students can now use iPhone or Apple Watch as ID

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 15:26

Students at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins University can now use an iPhone or Apple Watch in place of a physical ID card for getting around campus, as well as paying for university services.
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Apple's updates to iWork suite for iOS adds macOS functionality and increased Apple Pencil support

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 14:09

Apple has issued updates to its iWork suite of apps, with Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for iOS being brought closer to the macOS counterparts, as well as receiving extended support for using the Apple Pencil in each app.
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Leak claims to show schematic for 2019's upcoming 'iPhone XI'

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 14:02

A questionable manufacturing schematic emerged on Thursday, offering perhaps the first glimpse at 2019's flagship iPhone.
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App Store spending forecast to double, hit $96 billion by 2023

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 13:08

The public's App Store spending should double between now and 2023 to hit $96 billion and retain a commanding lead over Android, analytics firm SensorTower predicted on Thursday.
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Warren Buffet doubts Apple TV+ immediate success, but Apple 'can afford a mistake or two'

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 13:06

Famed investor Warren Buffet is uncertain about Apple's attempts to enter the highly-competitive streaming video market, but advises he believes its failure could end up being good for the company, especially one that strives for perfection in all areas of its business.
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Review: Logitech's Z606 offers 5.1 surround & Bluetooth at a low price, but not much more

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 12:07

Logitech's Z606 speakers can deliver adequate 5.1-channel sound for a connected Mac, iPhone, or iPad, but you're probably better off buying higher-quality stereo speakers or headphones.
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Apple offers first developer beta of watchOS 5.2.1, public betas of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 11:20

Apple has issued more betas, one day after the latest batch, with developers able to download a first build of watchOS 5.2.1 while public beta testers are able to get their hands on iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3, complete with the new TV app.
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'Apple Genuine Parts Repair' program signals potential shift in stance on right to repair

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 11:20

A new report has unearthed details about a "Apple Genuine Parts Repair" program, which puts Apple service materials in the hands of some companies with fewer restrictions than current service providers may be under.
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Teenage shaving queries used to promote Safari privacy in latest iPhone privacy ad

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 11:04

Apple is continuing it's "Privacy. That's iPhone" marketing campaign by publishing a new video to its YouTube channel, highlighting the anti-tracking measures of Safari to prevent advertisers from knowing what users are searching for online.
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Jamf's Apple device management platform gets Google sign-on support

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 11:00

Jamf's Apple device management platform is being upgraded with Google Cloud Identity support, letting corporate and educational users quickly access their Mac apps.
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'Fortnite' on new iPad mini 5 cements it as a solid gaming device

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 10:08

Now that the iPad mini has had a respectable spec upgrade, we decided to para-drop into one of our favorite games to see how well it performs as a dedicated gaming device.
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Apple maintains max score on LGBTQ equality index for 17th year running

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 10:07

Apple has once again claimed a score of 100 -- the highest possible -- on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, gauging U.S. businesses' treatment of LGBTQ people both in and outside of the workplace.
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The only way to get 256GB RAM in an iMac Pro is to buy a custom configuration from Apple

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 09:20

The recent addition of an option to configure an iMac Pro with up to 256GB of memory may be the only time users get to add that much RAM to their Mac, with internal documentation reportedly suggesting it won't be possible to upgrade versions with lesser memory capacities to that level after purchase.
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Bethesda opens 'The Elder Scrolls: Blades' for iOS up to some players in early access

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 07:48

Game developer Bethesda is getting closer to releasing "The Elder Scrolls: Blades," a game from the franchise for iOS, by opening up the mobile title to play by fans in an "Early Access" period ahead of the game's full release.
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Apple Pay-enabled preorder & in-seat concessions coming to Washington Nationals ballgames

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 07:32

People attending Washington Nationals baseball games during the 2019 season will be able to both preorder food and get it delivered to their seats, in each case with Apple Pay as an option.
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Apple looking at ways to improve underwater iPhone photography

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 07:20

Adventurous iPhone users wanting to use their devices to take photographs underwater may enjoy better results in the future, as Apple is exploring ways to automatically adjust an image when the smartphone is immersed in water to offer the best picture possible.
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Apple Watch wrist sensors could increase security by scanning veins in the wearer's wrist

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 06:04

Future versions of the Apple Watch could authenticate the wearer's identity by scanning elements under the skin of a user's wrist, a biometric security feature that could eliminate the need for owners to enter a security code each time they put on the wearable device.
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