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Apple tops Q1 2017 highest-selling smartphone list with iPhone 7

New data from Strategy Analytics shows that Apple’s iPhone 7 was the top-selling smartphone during the first quarter of 2017 despite a slight year-over-year drop in sales. While Apple doesn’t release iPhone sales by model, Strategy Analy.....»»

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First mobile PowerVR GPU w/ Furian VR/AR suitable for iPhones announced as Apple plans to drop Imagination

Imagination Technologies, the company behind the PowerVR GPU tech seen in Apple’s AX chips, has announced the first chip based off of its new Furian architecture. The PowerVR Series8XT GT8525 introduces significant enhancements in mobile grap.....»»

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Readdle launches PDF Expert 6 for iOS w/ new design & editing features

Readdle is out with a new version of its PDF Expert for iOS that includes a new design and editing features. PDF Expert 6 for iPhone and iPad features new editing capabilities, a streamlined design, improved cloud sync, password protection, and more.....»»

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Google Search adds ‘Events’ view to find and filter nearby activities on iOS

Google Search on mobile is adding a new view that better surfaces and summarizes events from sites like Eventbrite and Ticketmaster. Available on iOS, users will now be able to filter based on location and other factors. more….....»»

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Here’s what pros want from Apple’s new modular Mac Pro and display

Last time I asked the Hackintosh community what they want to see in Apple’s pre-announced modular Mac Pro to find out what could win back the pros that have abandoned Apple’s hardware. This time I’ve asked the pros– iOS and M.....»»

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Apple Music begins promoting exclusive content…as GIFs

Did you know Apple has its own official Giphy account? It does and its page is filled with custom GIFs from Apple ads, exclusive content, and music documentaries. The only question remaining is…why? more….....»»

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Snap misses expectations with Q1 2017 earnings, reports loss of $2.2 billion

Back in February, Snapchat parent company Snap Inc filed for a $3 billion initial public offering and today, the company has reported its earnings for the first quarter of 2017. The numbers, as you can tell from the company’s stock plunge, we.....»»

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Apple announces $1 billion expansion of Reno data center, new shipping warehouse

Earlier this week, it was reported that Apple was planning an expansion of its Reno data center, with the company awaiting city approval. Today, the Reno City Council officially approved Apple’s proposal for a $1 billion expansion… more&.....»»

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Uber now allows you to save custom locations other than home and work

Rolling out today, Uber is making it easier for you to remember destinations other than your home and work addresses with Saved Places. Whether you visit a particular friend or relative’s house, restaurant, or even a park fairly often, it can g.....»»

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Hackintosh: AMD or Nvidia for Final Cut Pro X? [Video]

If you’re looking to build a Hackintosh that can serve as a competent Windows gaming rig on the side, then a build powered by an Nvidia GPU is a good choice. In our most recent Hackintosh build, we paired an Intel i7 6700k with Nvidia’s f.....»»

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Report: U.S. to expand carry-on laptop & tablet ban to include all flights from Europe

Back in March, the United States government enacted a new policy that prohibited tablets and laptops from being carried in cabin baggage on flights to the United States from eight countries. It was last month suggested that the policy may be expand.....»»

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TSMC reportedly starts production of Apple A11 chip for iPhone 8 with 10nm process

According to a new report from Digitimes, TSMC has officially begun production of the Apple A11 SoC, set to feature in the iPhone  8 later this year. The foundry apparently wanted to begin mass production in April but faced issues with yields. TS.....»»

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Full-featured version of The Sims coming to iOS and Android ‘soon’ [Video]

Fans of The Sims got a taste of the simulation on iPhone and iPad from The Sims Freeplay back in 2011, but the freemium app fell a long way short of the full desktop experience. EA is promising to correct that in The Sims Mobile. The developer says.....»»

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Russian blogger gets 3.5 years prison (suspended) for video of playing Pokémon Go in a church [Video]

A Russian blogger who posted a video of himself playing Pokémon Go in a church has been convicted of insulting religious believers and inciting hatred. Ruslan Sokolovsky was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison, but the judge suspended the.....»»

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Comment: Could Apple’s Project Titan now be a ‘HomeKit for cars’ rather than an actual vehicle?

Apple’s interest in cars dates back to at least 2008, when Steve Jobs and ‘father of the iPod’ Tony Fadell discussed the idea. Project Titan appeared to be the company gearing up to finally create an Apple Car, but things seem to.....»»

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Apple patent describes using iMessage to talk to Siri in noisy or silent environments

An Apple patent published today describes using iMessages instead of voice to interact with Siri in environments when speaking wouldn’t be practical. This could span both ends of the spectrum, from very noisy environments like construction site.....»»

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Samsung’s Tizen just overtook Android Wear’s market share, but Apple still dominates the market

Smartwatches are one of the most personal pieces of tech someone can use day-to-day. Not only does it come down to the style of the device, but also the look and feel of the operating system. For Apple users, the obvious choice is the Apple Watch, bu.....»»

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Supply-chain report supports rumors of facial recognition camera in iPhone 8

A supply-chain report from Korea Economic Daily (via The Investor) supports rumors that the iPhone 8 will include a 3D camera module capable of facial recognition. The report states that the modules will be made by LG Innotek, which makes the dua.....»»

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SoundHound can now make an Apple Music playlist from songs you identify

SoundHound for iPhone and iPad is out with a new version that integrates with Apple Music in a few ways. For starters, if you’re an Apple Music subscriber and identify a song with SoundHound, the app can now add it to a SoundHound playlist in.....»»

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How to: Quickly & easily create timelapse videos from video or stills in Final Cut Pro X

If you find yourself hanging out for a while at a scenic spot, creating a timelapse video can be a great way to share the experience with friends. The iPhone, of course, has a built-in timelapse feature – and a very clever one it is too. So if you.....»»

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