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  • iOS 17 now available: Here’s what’s new in the major update

    09/19/2023 5:49:35 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/19/2023 | STEVEN MASSO
    HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — Apple released iOS 17 Monday, bringing with it several new features for iPhone users. The new operating system features additions that will “enhance the things you do every day,” Apple’s website states. Contact posters / NameDrop (Steven Masso) The first notable change is the addition of contact posters. Contact posters allow users to customize what people see when you call them. You can add a photo or Memoji, and pair it with a font of your liking. Receiving a call isn’t the only time you will see contact posters, as iOS 17 also introduced NameDrop. Similar...
  • Apple Ordered to Stop Selling iPhone 12 in France Over Too-High Levels of Electromagnetic Radiation

    09/16/2023 3:03:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Euronews ^ | 15/09/2023 | Lauren Chadwick
    French authorities said the iPhone 12 exposed people to too much electromagnetic radiation and ordered it withdrawn from sale. This move could lead to EU-wide restrictions. A French government watchdog agency demanded that tech giant Apple withdraw the iPhone 12 from the French market this week after determining that it emits too much electromagnetic radiation. EU countries will now have three months to object to the French restriction but if they do not object, it could lead to EU-wide restrictions on Apple's iPhone 12, a European Commission spokesperson confirmed. This is due to the EU directive on radio equipment. France's...
  • Apple users bash new iPhone 15: ‘Innovation died with Steve Jobs’

    09/16/2023 2:07:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | Sep. 13, 2023 | Brooke Kato
    Guess their favorite tech brand isn’t the apple of their eye — or, i — anymore. Smartphone fans have been griping about Apple’s new devices since the arguably anti-climactic announcement of the forthcoming iPhone 15 on Tuesday. On X (formerly Twitter), users have gone so far as to claim “innovation died with Steve Jobs,” the co-founder and former Apple CEO who died in 2011 from cancer at the age of 56. The new iPhones, slated to drop on Sept. 22, feature never-before-seen color-infused glass — an “industry first” — and new charging ports.
  • Apple ‘Entrepreneur Camp’ Program Bars Applicants Based On Race

    09/13/2023 1:46:28 PM PDT · by DFG · 22 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | 09/13/2023 | Spencer Lindquist
    Apple is set to host specialized entrepreneur training camps that bars applicants based on their race and sex. To participate, organizations must have “black, Hispanic/Latinx, or Indigenous” members in both leadership and on staff. The program will include two cohorts in October and November, the “underrepresented founders” and “female founders” groups. The camps, which offer valuable resources such as “one-on-one code-level guidance from Apple engineers,” list eligibility requirements that exclude would-be participants on the basis of their race and sex. In order to participate in the underrepresented founders program, an organization must have “a black, Hispanic/Latinx, or Indigenous founder, cofounder,...
  • Audience Cheers As Apple Unveils First Carbon-Neutral Uyghur Slave Camp

    09/13/2023 1:41:42 PM PDT · by DFG · 8 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 09/13/2023 | Babylon Bee
    CUPERTINO, CA — Apple capped off its rollout day by announcing the first ever totally carbon-neutral Uyghur slave camp, to raucous cheers from those gathered in attendance. "Let your conscience rest easy, knowing that the entire slave camp is one hundred percent carbon-neutral," said CEO Tim Cook. "Not an ounce of carbon will escape those camps - much like the child slaves working there." Loud cheers broke out across the auditorium, the audience rising to its feet to give a standing ovation. "Carbon-neutral slaves! What will they think of next??" said onlooker Jamie Ruskin. "This will be an absolute game-changer...
  • Market unimpressed with Apple stock (AAPL) ahead of today's big product announcement at 1PM ET

    09/12/2023 8:01:26 AM PDT · by Eccl 10:2 · 22 replies
    BigCharts ^ | 09/12/23 | self
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  • Appeals court slaps Biden administration for contact with social media companies

    09/08/2023 6:47:17 PM PDT · by grundle · 20 replies
    NPR ^ | September 8, 2023 | Shannon Bond and Natalie Escobar
    The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld an injunction restricting how the government can communicate with social media companies, which the Biden administration warns will stymie efforts to counter false and misleading claims about elections, public health and other important topics. The panel of judges, all GOP nominees, say that the administration's efforts to flag what it considered to be false and harmful content about COVID, the 2020 election and other topics that violated the social media companies' policies likely amount to a violation of the First Amendment. The court found that Biden Administration officials coerced and threatened...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 9/8/2023

    09/08/2023 8:20:09 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/8/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    Tonight the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals with a ruling that the White House, the FBI, the Surgeon General and the Centers for Disease Control likely violated the First Amendment... Social media company "X Corp" formerly "Twitter" suing California over its "content moderation law"... The unpopularity of French President Emmanuel Macron on display tonight... Out in the Atlantic Ocean well away from land masses... Tonight in southern Morocco an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale. At least 296 reported killed... The African nation of Burkina Faso says that some of its military units have arrived in Niger... The...
  • The iPhone 15 could get one of the biggest upgrades in years: A new charging port

    08/22/2023 5:30:30 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 42 replies
    CNBC ^ | AUG 18 20236:36 PM EDT | Kif Leswing
    KEY POINTS: The next iPhones, expected to be launched in the coming weeks, could have a feature that no iPhone has ever had — a generic charging port. The USB-C connector would replace Apple’s proprietary port, the Lightning port, which has graced the bottom of every iPhone model released since 2012. The shift would be one of the biggest improvements to the iPhone in years for consumers. ******************************************************** Apple will “comply” with European Union regulation that requires electronic devices to be equipped with USB-C charging, said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing. That will mean Apple’s iPhones,...
  • Amazon bans Scott Adams "for life;" Apple removes Glenn Beck; UPDATE: BOTH DECISIONS REVERSED

    08/17/2023 9:00:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/17/2023 | David Strom
    Tuesday was a banner day for censorship in America.Within an hour of each other, I saw two prominent individuals lose access to major publishing platforms. In one case, Apple removed with no warning and no explanation Glenn Beck’s podcast from their platform, and in the other Scott Adams announced that Amazon has permanently banned him from self-publishing his books on their Kindle platform..@AmazonKDP (for independent publishers) banned me for life this week, so my book launch for Reframe Your Brain might be delayed. Their stated reason is that I don't own my own content, although they have documents proving I...
  • Apple Working On A ChatGPT Rival Dubbed “Apple GPT”

    07/24/2023 7:57:54 AM PDT · by null and void · 13 replies
    Tech Report ^ | July 20, 2023 | 7:55 PM | Krishi Chowdhary Journalist
    According to a new Bloomberg report, Apple is currently testing a ChatGPT-like large language model to rival OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s Bard. While Apple halted the chatbot rollout due to growing security concerns regarding generative AI, the tech giant is making it available to an increasing number of employees. Initially dubbed as “Apple GPT” by some engineers, the chatbot works on Apple’s own large language model framework Ajax. While Apple is yet to devise a strategy to release its new AI technology to its users, reports suggest that the tech giant aims to make a significant announcement next year....
  • Apple Will Permanently Delete iPhone Photos in July: Here’s How to Keep Yours Safe

    07/09/2023 8:40:13 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 07/09/2023 | Jack Phillips
    Apple will permanently delete a photo album from iPhones in about two weeks and has stopped uploading pictures to it, the company confirmed.My Photo Stream is an iCloud service that originally launched in 2011. What the service does is temporarily uploads photos taken on a device so they can be seen on another device with My Photo Stream enabled. It also allows users to import the pictures to that device.Up to around 1,000 photos can be stored in My Photo Stream for about 30 days. They are then automatically deleted from Apple’s iCloud.But it will no longer be available in...
  • Apple will permanently delete photos in July — how to keep yours safe

    07/02/2023 11:52:31 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    New York Post ^ | | Erin Keller
    Apple announced it will permanently do away with the My Photo Stream album next month. The feature automatically stores pictures taken in the last 30 days. Due to the impending shutdown, My Photo Stream stopped uploading snaps on June 26 — and everything in the album will be deleted when the service ceases July 26. However, any pics that were uploaded to My Photo Stream before June 26 will remain in iCloud for 30 days from the date of upload and will be available on devices where My Photo Stream is enabled. To ensure you do not lose any pictures,...
  • Apple vision pro just brilliantly destroyed meta’s entire hardware business… and possibly even its own

    06/06/2023 6:44:10 PM PDT · by libh8er · 68 replies
    Yanko Design ^ | 6.5.2023 | Sarang Sheth
    I’d really hate to be Mark Zuckerberg right now. In October 2021 he pivoted to the metaverse, only to pivot to AI in November 2022… and in the brief amount of time he turned his back on the Metaverse, Apple completely stole whatever lead he had in the space by announcing a product so revolutionary, it’s probably going to crush his entire hardware ambitions. Right at the end of their WWDC keynote, Apple announced the Vision Pro, an entirely new revolutionary product category helmed by a Mixed Reality headset that champions what they call “spatial computing” – an upgrade from...
  • Apple Watch Pride Edition celebrates the LGBTQ+ community

    06/03/2023 6:17:17 PM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 18 replies ^ | May 9, 2023 | Apple
    Celebrating the ongoing movement to protect and advance equality for LGBTQ+ communities around the world, Apple is introducing a new Pride Edition Sport Band accompanied by a matching watch face and iOS wallpaper. Through these efforts, Apple supports and brings awareness to LGBTQ+ advocacy organizations that are working to bring about positive change, including Equality Federation Institute, an advocacy accelerator that is building a network of state-based LGBTQ+ advocacy organizations in the U.S., and GLSEN, an education organization working to end discrimination, harassment, and bullying based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. Additional advocacy organizations Apple supports include...
  • Robinhood will launch 24-hour trading to let customers buy and sell Tesla, Apple, and other popular stocks around the clock

    05/12/2023 12:08:01 AM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 4 replies ^ | May 11, 2023 | Carla Mozée
    Robinhood said 24-hour trading is coming to its platform as the company that was at the center of the meme-stock frenzy aims to accommodate time-strapped customers while pushing for wider change in trading operations. A rollout of 24 Hour Market will begin May 16 to a "subset" of customers, followed by all customers getting access in June. Trading hours will be from 8 p.m. Eastern Time on Sunday to 8 p.m. Eastern on Friday. "We've often heard from customers that it's tough to find time for investing during regular market hours with work, family, and everything in between," Robinhood said...
  • Texas man uses Apple AirTag to track down person who stole his truck, then kills him: police

    04/02/2023 6:45:33 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 96 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2 April | Adam Sabes
    The alleged thief wasn’t aware that the vehicle was being tracked, officials said. Authorities found several bullet casings and two cars with their windows shot out. Officials are determining if the suspect will be charged in the fatal shooting. AirTag was designed to help people locate their personal belongings, not to track people or another person’s property, and we condemn in the strongest possible terms any malicious use of our products.
  • Texas man tracks down his stolen truck using an Apple AirTag, shoots and kills the thief.

    04/03/2023 11:45:12 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 41 replies
    Not The Bee ^ | Apr 3, 2023 | Staff
    As you know, there's been a mass migration of Californians to Texas over the past couple of years, but there's something these Californians need to keep in mind before moving to the Lone Star state. Texas ain't California! Let's look at just one example: car theft is such a common occurrence in California that people in San Francisco just leave their cars open, so the thieves won't damage the vehicles while robbing them. "Insurance will take care of it," they think. And all I can say to that is "thanks for helping raise all our insurance rates, 30% over the...
  • 'You're keeping our life savings hostage!' Apple customers struggle to access their cash - one month after the tech giant launched its competitive savings account with Goldman Sachs

    06/01/2023 8:54:02 PM PDT · by algore · 12 replies
    Apple customers have complained they are struggling to access their savings - just over a month after it launched its high-yield account. The tech giant unveiled its new savings product in partnership with Goldman Sachs that offers a 4.15 percent interest rate - around 10 times the average yield offered by mainstream banks. Reports suggest it attracted as many as $1 billion in deposits four days after launching. But now savers are reportedly having trouble accessing their funds - or transferring cash between accounts. Nathan Thacker, who lives outside Atlanta, told the Wall Street Journal he had been trying and...
  • Russia Says US Hacked Thousands of Apple Phones in Spy Plot

    06/01/2023 4:56:59 PM PDT · by linMcHlp · 25 replies
    US News - Reuters ^ | Thursday, June 1, 2023 | Guy Faulconbridge
    Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Thursday it had uncovered an American espionage operation that compromised thousands of iPhones using sophisticated surveillance software.