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Apple Ordered To Pay $506 Million In Damages For Processor Patent Infringement

MojoKid writes from a report via Hot Hardware: Apple has been ordered to feed a recognized patent troll hundreds of millions of dollars for infringing on a patent that has to do with technology built into its A-series mobile processors. Initially App.....»»

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Disney"s Magic Bench lets you play with AR characters without headset or smartphone

Disney Research has come up with a new way to allow multiple people to experience the same augmented reality experience while in the same room — without wearing a headset or holding a mobile device.   SEE ALSO: Apple's ARKit will make walk.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: Top1 hr. 30 min. ago Related News

Motorola is taking on Samsung and Apple by going back to the ‘90s

Motorola is being brought back from the brink I remember watching films on TV in the late 1990s, with the advert breaks sponsored by Motorola.‘HELLO MOTO’ croaked out the robotic voice 20 times a night as I tucked into a bag of ch.....»»

Source:  TechradarCategory: Top2 hr. 42 min. ago Related News

Google Chromebooks may soon get to send and receive text messages

Rumors suggest Google is looking to add SMS messaging to Chromebooks. The ability to shoot Messages from both an iPhone and MacBook is the best thing about owning Apple’s devices, and now Google might finally be bringing that feature to.....»»

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iPhone-maker Foxconn to build flat-screen display factory in Wisconsin

Upwards of 10,000 jobs could come to the state. Enlarge / The OLED-toting Google Pixel (left) next to the iPhone 7 Plus' LCD panel. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Foxconn, one of the electronics manufacturers that makes Apple's iPhones, is set to revea.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: Top3 hr. 6 min. ago Related News

The Quitting Economy

From an essay on Aeon magazing: [...] The CEO of Me, Inc is a job-quitter for a good reason -- the business world has come to realize that market value is the best measure of value. As a consequence, a career means a string of jobs at different compa.....»»

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Apple and Cochlear team to launch first sound processor implant for iPhone

Cochlear announced it will be launching its first implant made specifically for Apple devices. It's expected to be released in September, with significant improvements from its predecessors. The post Apple and Cochlear team to launch first sound proc.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: Top3 hr. 58 min. ago Related News

iOS 11 FAQ: Apple teases new features in developer beta 4 and public beta 3

Editors’ note: We’ve updated this story to include information about the newest iOS 11 developer and public beta releases.Siri in iOS 11 has learned to sound like an actual human—and that’s just the beginning when it comes to the new mobil.....»»

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Apple ARKit developer recreates "80s classic "Take On Me" by A-Ha in augmented reality

The things people are making with Apple ARKit are mind-blowing, but for music fans, nothing will top this. It's a faith recreation of the groundbreaking '80s animated video "Take On Me" by A-Ha.  The video (check it out here) used a mixed of.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: Top4 hr. 42 min. ago Related News

Trump says Apple has promised to build "big, big, big" plants in the US (AB Extra Crunchy, Ep. 93)

Trump says Apple has promised to build 'big, big, big' plants in the US (AB Extra Crunchy, Ep. 93).....»»

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You can thank Stormtroopers for the look of Apple AirPods

Straight from Jony Ive's mouth – Stormtroopers are the reason Apple earbuds look the way they do. I hate to break it to you, but if you’ve worn a pair of Apple EarPods or AirPods recently, you were tacitly supporting the Empire –.....»»

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Apple must pay $506M for infringing university’s patent

University of Wisconsin may collect $4.35 apiece for millions of iPads and iPhones. Enlarge / Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation will be able to collect more than $500 million in royalties on Apple products that used the A7, A8, and A8X chips......»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: Top5 hr. 22 min. ago Related News

Hold the phone: Apple owes the University of Wisconsin $506 million for patent infringement

Apple has gotten itself into a bit of a pickle.  U.S. District Court Judge William Conley pounded the gavel on Monday ordering Apple to pay $506 million to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). This court order adds $272 million to th.....»»

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The first made-for-iPhone cochlear implant will help even more people FaceTime and listen to music

Apple does pretty well when it comes to accessibility for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. The tech giant offers more than 50 models of hearing devices that, when linked to an iPhone, introduce a host of useful settings not available to the basic iPhone.....»»

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I underestimated the speed of ARKit adoption

I underestimated the speed of ARKit adoption. I knew developers had already begun working with Apple’s new augmented reality (AR) tech. But I did not realize how advanced some of these solutions have already become in the few weeks since Apple.....»»

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Roku is beating Apple TV, Google, Amazon in the battle for your TV attention, study claims

It's been about 10 years since the debut of the Roku streaming media player, and in that short time, the company has gone from a total unknown to now beating all the tech giants competing to be your TV streaming device of choice, a new report claims......»»

Source:  MashableCategory: Top6 hr. 21 min. ago Related News

Rumor suggests Facebook may be working on an answer to the Echo Show

According to report from DigiTimes, social media giant Facebook is working on such a device, potentially putting itself in competition with the likes of Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft. The post Rumor suggests Facebook may be working on an answer to the.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: Top6 hr. 30 min. ago Related News

Apple-Supplier Foxconn To Announce New Factory in Wisconsin in Much-needed Win For Trump and Scott Walker

An anonymous reader shares a Washington Post report: Foxconn, one of the world's largest electronics manufacturers, will unveil plans Wednesday evening to build a new factory in southeastern Wisconsin (alternative source), delivering a much-needed wi.....»»

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Apple or Foxconn could be building factories in the US — or maybe not

 President Donald Trump surprised everyone yesterday when he told the Wall Street Journal that Apple CEO Tim Cook told him Apple would build three factories in the U.S. It’s worth quoting Trump on this one: “I spoke to [Tim Cook], he.....»»

Source:  CrunchgearCategory: Gadget7 hr. 49 min. ago Related News

Some 2012 and 2013 MacBook Pro users got new machines due to bad batteries

Apple had a problem getting its hands on the integrated battery assembly for mid-2012 and early-2013 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro models, and so it briefly made things right in a big way for owners with bad batteries. The post Some 2012 and 2013 MacBoo.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: Top7 hr. 58 min. ago Related News