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Multimillion dollar plan to give London cops iPads hits roadblock

iPads may be used professionally everywhere from the cockpit of airplanes to schools to the dugouts at MLB games, but not every scheme to roll out Apple’s tablet works out quite so well. According to a new report, a scheme to provide around 20,000 iPads to London’s Metropolitan Police Service in the U.K. has failed […]

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Apple hits new milestones in annual supplier responsibility report

Apple performed more accountability audits on its workforce last year that it ever has before, the company has revealed in its 10th annual Supplier Responsibility progress report that highlights the company’s efforts to improve working conditions for all people in its supply chain. By zeroing in on the amount of hours employees are working, the […]

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Apple hits a home run with deal to bring iPad Pro to MLB dugouts

Apple has signed a multi-year deal with Major League Baseball that will give an iPad Pro to coaching staff — so that they can easily access performance data, weigh up possible pitcher-hitter matchups, analyze where a player is likely to hit the ball, and even look up videos from previous games. “We’re not just replacing […]

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Nintendo’s first smartphone game hits the U.S. on March 31

The wait for Nintendo’s first smartphone game is almost over if you live in the U.S. Miitomo, which racked up a whopping 1 million downloads in three days after making its debut in Japan a fortnight ago, will be available on Android and iOS on Thursday, March 31. Miitomo isn’t the Super Mario game you were hoping to get on […]

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Xiaomi’s first smartphone with 3D Touch hits a snag

Xiaomi’s efforts to follow Apple into adopting pressure-sensitive smartphone displays has hit a roadblock, with the Chinese company struggling to source suitable components at a reasonable price. This almost certainly means that Xiaomi fans will have to wait longer for its first handset with 3D Touch. According to a recent report, Xiaomi has already begun working to bring […]

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Very first Apple computer hits auction block at mind-blowing price

Some of the most important scientific instruments of the past 700 years are hitting the auction block later this month, but one of the newest creations in the lot — one of the very first computers created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak — is expect to fetch the highest bid. Christie’s has auctioned a […]

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Apple Watch hits Target stores this week

Continuing the mass rollout of the Apple Watch, Target announced today that it is ready to start selling the popular wearable device. Target will begin stocking the Watch in selected stores this week, followed by its website on October 18, and in all retail stores by October 25. Customers will be able to choose from 20 […]

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iPhone 6s camera hits the runway for NY Fashion Week

Apple is still preparing shipments for next week’s public launch of the iPhone 6s, but the folks at Vogue managed to get an early unit to test out the phone’s new picture taking skills at New York Fashion Week. The new 12 MP camera sensor does not disappoint, according to Kevin Lu who became the […]

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Apple Watch apps spike before watchOS 2 hits wrists

Though there aren’t any specific numbers on Apple Watch units sold up until this point, we do have some exciting statistics on how many apps are available for watchOS. It turns out that ahead of the watchOS 2 public release, developers have shown significant interest in the platform. They’ve contributed an impressive 11,469 Watch apps […]

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Controversial Steve Jobs documentary hits theaters today

Movie fans may be waiting on Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic, but another Jobs-related project arrives in theaters today. And, boy, is it not a film Apple is happy about! Titled Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, the feature-length documentary is directed by Oscar winner Alex Gibney, who has previously made […]

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