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FBI reveals unlocking tool doesn’t work on iPhone 5s and higher

The iPhone unlocking tool used by the FBI to unlock the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone 5c can only be used on “a narrow slice phones” the agency admitted. FBI Director James Comey revealed that litigation between Apple and the federal government has ended, but the tool the agency purchased to unlock the device does not […]

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Good news for Apple: free music services must pay higher royalties

In news which could well be good for Apple Music, but bad for rival free streaming music services, the federal Copyright Royalty Board has ruled that ad-supported internet radio companies such as Pandora must pay higher royalty rates to artists and record labels. From next year, Pandora, iHeartMedia and others will pay 17 cents for […]

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Apple Watch gains a higher satisfaction rating than original iPhone or iPad

Everyone writing about the supposed failure of the Apple Watch may want to check out analyst Ben Bajarin’s latest reporting — suggesting that the Apple Watch has a massive 97 percent satisfaction rate among early adopters. For those keeping track at home,… Read more ›

Unheard 1998 interview reveals Steve Jobs’ thoughts on Apple and higher ed

Right from the start, Apple has had one foot firmly in the education market. Today the conversation tends to be about getting iPads into schools around the world, but as far back as the 1980s Apple was cultivating relationships in… Read more ›

Apple aims much higher than Spotify with upcoming music service

Apple plans to launch a new streaming music service this spring, but music industry insiders say Apple isn’t trying to just compete with Spotify, it wants to become the music business. Tim Cook and Jimmy Iovine were two of the… Read more ›

iPhone 6 Plus’s bigger screen leads to higher app engagement

If you’re an app-maker looking to rake in the money, you’re better off creating apps for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus than you are for smaller-screened phones, according to a new study. Analysts at IHS claim that the… Read more ›

iOS 8 crash rate is 78% higher than iOS 7

Nearly half of iPhone and iPad users have already upgraded to iOS 8 in the first week, but if you’re looking for stability, you might want to stay for a few weeks more. Crash analytics data from Crittercism found that… Read more ›

Ireland Considers Closing Loophole Used By Apple To Avoid Higher Taxes

Apple believes it’s the highest taxpayer in the U.S, but the company has still been subjected to intense scrutiny because the majority of its cash isn’t located stateside, but in offshore subsidiaries scattered around the globe. In a U.S. Senate Permanent…

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Samsung Unveils New High-Res Display With Higher PPI Than Retina 13-Inch MacBook Pro

Samsung-Headquarters    It was just last Fall that Apple announced the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display but Apple is already facing some competition from the likes of Google’s  Chromebook Pixel and now Samsung is getting in on the game. This morning Samsung announced that it is manufacturing a 13.3-inch display that will have higher pixel […]

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Apple Responds To Request To Make Apple TV, Bonjour Work Better For Higher Education

A coalition of higher education IT folks petitioned Apple last August to improve Bonjour, AirPlay, and AirPrint work better on large campus networks. The petition currently has 750 signatures, making Apple take notice.

This week, Apple responded to the petition by proposing a new industry standard that will fix issues with its “zero-configuration” networking technology–Bonjour–to let it scale better ad be more secure across larger networks. At an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) meeting  [Read More…]