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Apple’s handled its PR wrong in FBI standoff, says Steve Jobs’ ex-publicist

Apple hasn’t done enough to publicly present its side of the current privacy standoff with the FBI, concerning whether or not it should build an iPhone backdoor, claims Andrea “Andy” Cunningham, Steve Jobs’ former publicist. “I think [Steve] would’ve spent more time framing the issue for the [public] than I think [Apple under Tim Cook has] […]

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Watch Apple’s iPhone SE keynote in just 90 seconds

Apple’s iPhone SE minute keynote was one of the company’s shortest events ever. Apple struggled to cram enough interesting stuff to keep us awake during the 64 minute snoozefest that was just as much about recycling, renewable energy, and protecting Chinese yaks as it was about the new 4-inch iPhone, smaller iPad Pro, and Apple […]

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Apple’s ‘privacy czars’ stop devs from getting their hands on your data

Are you a third-party dev, advertiser, or Apple employee hoping to use targeted ads or personalized recommenders based on Apple customer data? There’s an app for that. Good luck with that! That’s according to a new report, which states that Apple has an internal committee consisting of three expert “privacy czars,” who have have to sign […]

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Apple’s new iPhone SE crams the latest specs into a tiny shell

Buying a smaller iPhone doesn’t have to mean settling for disappointing specifications anymore. With its new iPhone SE, Apple is packing its latest features and technologies into a compact shell to provide those who prefer smaller screens with the very best it has to offer. The iPhone SE looks almost identical to the iPhone 5s, but it’s an […]

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Apple’s new iPad Pro packs pretty display and plenty of grunt

Forget the iPad Air 3. Apple’s new 9.7-inch tablet will be a scaled-down version of its supercharged 12.9-inch iPad Pro — called (drumroll, please) the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. The new, smaller iPad Pro features four-speaker audio, a rear flash, Apple Pencil support, a Smart Connector for an all-new 9.7-inch Smart Keyboard, Apple’s most advanced iPad camera […]

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The biggest takeaways from Apple’s tiniest keynote in years

Evolution, not revolution, was the tone of today’s low-key Apple event. Smaller is better, says Apple, with two big product “reveals” that show off compact new devices with impressive internals. While most of the announcements today have already been discussed and dissected, like the 4-inch iPhone SE, new Apple Watch bands and a smaller 9.7-inch […]

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Why the 9.7-inch iPad Pro is Apple’s most important iPad since the original

Small was the new big at Apple’s “Let us loop you in” keynote today. And while some felt the 64-minute unveiling was the most snooze-worthy event ever, Apple used it to unleash the most important iPad its made since the original tablet launched in 2010. The new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is much more than just […]

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Apple’s Classroom app for iPad lands on App Store

Apple is putting more tools in the hands of educators today with the official launch of the new Classroom app for iPad that promises to opens up new, more engaging ways of teaching and learning on the iPad. The new app is part of the new iOS 9.3 education features Apple has added that allow […]

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Researchers find gaping hole in Apple’s iMessage encryption

Encryption researchers at John Hopkins University have found a serious flaw in the encryption of Apple’s iMessage platform that shatters the FBI’s stance that encryption on devices like the iPhone is unhackable. The group of researchers discovered a bug that would allow attackers to decrypt pictures and video sent over iMessage. The flaw wouldn’t help […]

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Is this our first glimpse of Apple’s Lightning EarPods?

There are plenty of rumors that Apple plans to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack connector for the iPhone 7 — and now we’ve got our first (possible) photo of the company’s next-gen EarPods, complete with Lightning connector. The picture first appeared on Chinese social network Weibo over the weekend. Check it out below. Rumors that Apple would ditch […]

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