Tag Archive: Apple


Starz streaming service shoots onto iOS and Apple TV

Starz is finally getting into the streaming business. The premium cable network revealed today that it is launching a standalone streaming service on iOS, Apple TV, and other platforms today. The Starz digital service gives you yet another monthly subscription to pay for, but the company has one killer feature it hopes will put it […]

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Apple Stores will ditch plastic bags for paper this month

As part of its focus on the environment, Apple Stores will this month ditch its instantly-recognizable plastic bags for new paper ones made of 80 percent recycled materials. The official changeover happens ten days from now on April 15, although stores will continue to use the old plastic bags until they have run out of […]

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Barclays customers can finally use Apple Pay

Apple Pay has finally gone live for customers of Barclays, a.k.a. the last of the U.K. holdout banks which didn’t support Apple’s mobile payments service when it arrived in the United Kingdom last July. That now brings the total number of major U.K. banks and credit card issuers to offer Apple Pay to 16, including Barclays, […]

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Apple will sell its 1 billionth iPhone this summer

Apple will sell its one billionth iPhone this summer and is likely to sell its 2 billionth by 2020, claims a new report. Provided these numbers are accurate (and the first is almost certainly correct), it’s a timely reminder that — even during a period when the term “peak iPhone” is being thrown around — Apple’s astonishingly […]

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iPhone SE only costs Apple $160 to build

When it comes to building iPhones, it really pays to use old parts. The iPhone SE only costs Apple about $ 160 to build and assemble, based on the latest findings from an IHS teardown that discovered one the display, Apple cut costs down to less than half by using the same four-inch screen found on […]

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40 years of Apple, unboxing new goodies, and tons of how-tos

Apple is 40 years old today, and its journey from scrappy indie to world-conquering behemoth is the stuff of anecdote, history, and even legend. Get the scoop on this significant anniversary for our favorite company, a look at the latest iPhone SE and iPad Pro models (and learn how to set them up the right […]

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Taylor Swift channels Drake in new Apple Music ad

Taylor Swift hates doing cardio in the singer’s first ever appearance in an Apple ad that reveals the country-turned-pop star has a soft spot for hip-hop icons Drake and Future. The latest ad for Apple Music pits Taylor against one of the most ferocious machines in the gym: the dread treadmill. Taylor says her hilarious […]

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Steve Jobs wouldn’t care how old Apple is today

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs wasn’t the most sentimental person ever, and we’ve just found more evidence to back that up. It comes in an anecdote from a former product manager who was around 10 years ago for the company’s 30th birthday. And his dream of a huge celebration of the milestone earned him a healthy […]

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Apple engineers admit iPhone will never be ‘unbreakable’

Getting to a point where absolutely no one can hack into your iPhone will be practically impossible, according to Apple engineers who admit no company writes perfect code. Apple has been criticized by national security officials for making it harder for law enforcement to access much needed information on locked iPhones to solve cases. Now […]

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Has Apple become boring in its middle age? [Friday Night Fights]

Apple is 40 years old today. In that time, the Cupertino company has delivered some incredible products and services, and revolutionized smartphones, tablets, and music players. But is it boring now? Some say Apple’s innovation has stalled in recent years, and it has become too predictable. The surprises we used to see during its big […]

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