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  • Here comes Samsung's answer to the iPhone X

    02/22/2018 10:11:00 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 4 replies
    C/Net ^ | February 22, 2018 | SHARA TIBKEN
    Apple wowed the world with its iPhone X. Now it's Samsung's turn. The South Korean electronics giant on Sunday will unveil its latest phone, the Galaxy S9, at its Unpacked event at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, Spain. Samsung's invitation for the launch featured the number nine -- for the name of the device -- as well as the teaser, "The Camera. Reimagined." The Galaxy S series is Samsung's most important product line. If you own an Android phone, the odds are pretty high that it bears a Samsung logo. Last year, about one out of every...
  • People Who Live In Glass Houses…

    02/20/2018 7:09:38 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 1-20-18 | MOTUS
    Stephen Jobs’ last project came to fruition last year: the Company’s 175 acre, $5 billion Apple Park Campus in Cupertino, California. The first of an estimated 13,000  employees began to move in early this year. Despite it’s massive size,it is esthetically very pleasing both externally,and internally.But like most Apple design-obsessed products that are wrapped in a beautiful package, there are a few operational flaws that need to be worked out. Specifically, employees keep walking into the massive internal safety glass walls that are everywhere.The entire project was designed by the British architectural firm Foster + Partners in conjunction with Apple’s...
  • Latest Apple Update Deletes Easter,But Leaves 'Indigenous Peoples Day'

    02/19/2018 11:52:52 AM PST · by LouieFisk · 111 replies
    MRCtv ^ | February. 19. 2018 | Brittany M. Hughes,
    We’re still not sure if it was a glitch, an “oops” or an intentional snub, but it looks like Easter Sunday has disappeared from Apple’s iPhone calendars under the company's latest software update. Fox News reports some iPhone users have complained that Easter Sunday, which falls on April 1 this year and is the most important holiday in Christianity, has been erased from Apple’s calendar under its latest iOS version 11.2.5.
  • 24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac...We mean Mac-simize. ...

    02/15/2018 2:21:31 PM PST · by Red Badger · 22 replies ^ | 02/15/2018 | By David Nield
    There's more to your computer's operating system than meets the eye. Ash Edmonds via Unsplash ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing experience. Here are 24 of our favorites. 1. Mute Siri Siri doesn't have to speak her responses aloud—she can silently display them on screen. If you'd prefer this option, click the Apple menu, followed by System Preferences and Siri. Finally, next...
  • Nobody proofreads anymore (An e-mail from Apple)

    02/13/2018 3:04:24 PM PST · by Dr. Sivana · 43 replies | 02/13/2018 |
    Read the solicitation below. "Find a Apple Store workshop," "A Apple Store"?? Over 60 years ago, Ralph Kramden and Art Carney had them rolling in the aisles when their TV ad asked, "Can it core a apple?" This was no rushed off blog typed on a 4" touch screen. This is a formal short-form advertisement by a half-trillion dollar company. Sheesh!
  • Linux Beats Windows & Apple OS for Security.

    02/08/2018 6:16:47 AM PST · by Voption · 51 replies
    Behind the Black ^ | February 7, 2018 | Robert Zimmerman
    A survey of computer security experts confirms that they generally consider Linux superior to either the Windows or Apple operating systems when it comes to security....And if you want to try out Linux, all you really need is a spare laptop or desktop, one or two years old, that you aren’t using any more, and to then follow the instructions provided here on Behind the Black by reader James Stephens for Getting and Installing Linux."
  • Legal Authority in the Clouds

    02/05/2018 8:03:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | February 5, 2018 | Peter Ferrara
    Cloud storage and computing is an emerging technology increasingly in use worldwide. Documents and email discussions can be stored in the Cloud, and then be accessed by collaborators from anywhere to work on joint projects together. That is an American led business, with market leaders such as Microsoft, Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook, among others. But U.S. law has not yet caught up with the technology, though that is being resolved now, in the courts and in Congress. In the currently leading case, United States of America v. Microsoft, the U.S. government issued a warrant to Microsoft, an internet service...
  • Apple smashes Street with biggest quarter in company history

    02/01/2018 1:53:23 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 62 replies
    MacDailyNews ^ | Thursday, February 1, 2018 · 4:31 pm
    Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2018 first quarter ended December 30, 2017. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $88.3 billion, an increase of 13 percent from the year-ago quarter and an all-time record, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $3.89, up 16 percent, also an all-time record. International sales accounted for 65 percent of the quarter’s revenue. “We’re thrilled to report the biggest quarter in Apple’s history, with broad-based growth that included the highest revenue ever from a new iPhone lineup. iPhone X surpassed our expectations and has been our top-selling iPhone every week since it...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EST,WOR AM,February 1,2018

    02/01/2018 9:01:45 AM PST · by Biggirl · 37 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | February 1, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    Good Morning/Afternoon,MEGARushReadyToTakeOnTheLeftDITTOS!
  • Analysts Are Bailing on Apple Stock

    01/31/2018 4:21:13 PM PST · by fireman15 · 67 replies ^ | January 31, 2018 | Wayne Duggan
    "We expect a meaningful guide lower when the company reports on Thursday night, on the order of $5 to $6 billion compared to consensus revenue estimates," Long says. While the global iPhone user base is still growing, Long says users are keeping their devices longer, a trend that could continue in 2018 if the next model iPhones are not particularly impressive. He also says Apple may finally be losing its iPhone pricing power. "Following 10 years where [average selling prices] have generally moved higher, we believe prices will plateau as with the rest of the industry," Long says. BMO has...
  • US is reportedly probing Apple over updates that slow older phones

    01/30/2018 10:35:52 AM PST · by Red Badger · 4 replies
    CNBC ^ | 01/30/2018 | Todd Haselton | @robotodd
    Apple is facing a probe from the DOJ into its throttling of older iPhones, according to a Bloomberg report. The inquiry is reportedly in "early stages," Bloomberg said. Apple will release a software update this spring that gives users more control and visibility into their iPhone's battery life and performance. The United States Department of Justice is requesting documents from Apple related to the company's decision to slow down older iPhones, according to a Bloomberg report Tuesday. Bloomberg said any possible investigation is still in "early stages." Apple was criticized in January when users discovered that iPhone 6, iPhone 6s...
  • Apple's stock sinks as high hope for iPhone X sales fade

    01/29/2018 11:26:13 PM PST · by fireman15 · 24 replies ^ | January 29, 2018 | Michael Liedtke
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's stock is backtracking from its recent highs amid mounting concerns that iPhone X sales will fall short of the high hopes for a device that brought facial recognition technology and a $1,000 price tag to the company's flagship product line. Speculation about disappointing demand for the iPhone X have been swirling for the past week, contributing to a 6 percent decline in Apple's stock since it hit an all-time high of $180.10 on Jan. 18. The shares lost $3.55 to close Monday at $167.96, translating into a nearly $60 billion loss in the company's market...
  • KGI: Apple to Discontinue iPhone X Rather Than Sell at Lower Price...

    01/23/2018 7:25:13 AM PST · by markomalley · 29 replies
    Mac Rumors ^ | 1-22-18 | Joe Rossignol
    Apple will discontinue the first-generation iPhone X when the second-generation model launches later this year, rather than bump the device down its smartphone lineup for lower than $999, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who clarified his earlier prediction with a follow-up research note today. Kuo said that Apple keeping the current iPhone X in its smartphone lineup for a reduced price, such as $899, would likely cannibalize sales of the mid-range 6.1-inch iPhone with Face ID and a LCD display that he expects to launch in the second half of 2018 for between $650 and $750 in the...
  • Apple releases macOS 10.12.3, iOS 10.2.1, AppleTV tvOS 10.1.1, and Watch OS 3.1,3

    01/24/2017 2:19:21 AM PST · by Swordmaker · 20 replies
    MacDailyNews ^ | January 23, 2017
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  • Apple employee commuter buses reportedly attacked near SF

    01/17/2018 6:52:12 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 39 replies
    C|NET ^ | Steven Musil
    Windows have been smashed on five buses used to shuttle Apple employees around the San Francisco Bay Area in suspected pellet gun attacks during the past several days, the Guardian reported Wednesday. The first incident occurred Friday as the commuter bus was traveling from the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California, to San Francisco, the newspaper reported. Subsequent suspected attacks occurred Tuesday, according to an internal Apple memo obtained by the Guardian. "There is nothing confirmed but it is suspected that a pellet gun might have been used in these incidents," the email to employees said. "Luckily, no one seems to...
  • President Trump: Apple’s iPhone will be assembled in Wisconsin

    01/16/2018 9:54:23 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 56 replies
    MacDailyNews ^ | January 16, 2018
    President Donald Trump sat down for an interview Thursday morning with four reporters from The Wall Street Journal: Rebecca Ballhaus, Michael C. Bender, Peter Nicholas and Louise Radnofsky. White House attendees included Communications Director Hope Hicks, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Director of the National Economic Council Gary Cohn.One portion of the interview involved Apple, Foxconn, and iPhone manufacturing:WSJ: Is there a possibility that Donald Trump could sign a comprehensive immigration bill which would provide a path to legal status, citizenship for 11 million people who are here illegally?Mr. Trump: Well, I’m not talking amnesty at all. I’m not...
  • How Apple Watch saved one man's life -- and how it's empowering him after his heart attack

    12/15/2017 1:07:34 PM PST · by House Atreides · 23 replies ^ | December 15, 2017 | Zac Hall
    Scott... never imagined his Apple Watch might save his life, but that’s exactly what happened... weeks ago when he had a heart attack in... middle of the night.... “Big fan of the Apple Watch right now,” he told me. It’s easy to understand why. ...Killian says he recently underwent a nuclear stress test and metabolic workout to rule out any health concerns.... After thousands of dollars of tests, he was cleared without issue. He had no reason to expect a heart attack.... ...Then Killian, who wears his Apple Watch to bed three to four nights a week for sleep tracking,...
  • Qualcomm joins Intel, Apple, Arm, AMD in confirming its CPUs suffer hack bugs, too

    01/05/2018 6:07:45 PM PST · by markomalley · 26 replies
    The Register ^ | 1/6/18 | Shaun Nichols
    Qualcomm has confirmed its processors have the same security vulnerabilities disclosed this week in Intel, Arm and AMD CPU cores this week.The California tech giant picked the favored Friday US West Coast afternoon "news dump" slot to admit at least some of its billions of Arm-compatible Snapdragon system-on-chips and newly released Centriq server-grade processors are subject to the Meltdown and/or Spectre data-theft bugs."Qualcomm Technologies, Inc is aware of the security research on industry-wide processor vulnerabilities that have been reported," a spokesperson for Qualcomm told The Register."Providing technologies that support robust security and privacy is a priority for Qualcomm, and as...
  • Wealthy exodus to escape new tax rules worries California Democrats

    01/18/2018 6:35:38 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 55 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 1/18/2018 | ADAM ASHTON
    The Republican-backed federal tax bill flipped the tables on a never-ending question for California politicians: Will high taxes lead the state’s wealthiest residents to flee the Golden State for the comparable tax havens of Florida, Nevada and Texas? Republicans reliably raise that alarm when Democrats advocate for tax increases, like the 2012 and 2016 ballot initiatives that levied a new income tax on very high-earning residents. But now, with the federal tax bill cutting off deductions that benefited well-off Californians, the state’s Democrats suddenly are singing the GOP song about a potential millionaire exodus. “People with higher incomes pay a...
  • Apple CEO: Trump Tax Plan ‘Will Result in Job Creation and a Faster Growing Economy’

    01/18/2018 5:10:37 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 18, 2018 | by LUCAS NOLAN
    Associated Press Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a recent interview that President Trump’s tax plan would result in a faster-growing economy and greater job creation. In an interview with ABC News, Cook discussed a number of recent announcements by Apple, including their plan to invest $350 billion in the U.S. economy over the next five years and how President Trump’s tax plan will help the U.S. economy. Cook refused to “take a position” on how the new tax plan will affect individual Americans but commented on the corporate tax saying, “I do believe the corporate side will result in...