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Award-Winning Cablewings Add Power Cord Storage Back to Your Mac’s Charger

German company brezzl today announced it is now accepting pre-orders for its Cablewings cable management solution for Apple power adapters. Cablewings Cablewings are small plastic pieces that attach to an Apple power adapter and have small spikes that can hold a wrapped up power cord. They are compatible with Apple’s USB-C power adapters for all 2015 and later MacBook and ...

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Proposed EU rules could require Apple to explain App Store rankings, defend take from subscriptions

  By Roger Fingas Thursday, April 26, 2018, 07:21 am PT (10:21 am ET) The European Union on Thursday proposed a new set of laws governing platform holders like Apple, Amazon, and Google, intended to improve transparency and non-discrimination in relation to the smaller businesses that depend on them. The rules could require Apple to provide more details on how ...

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A $229 iPhone case? Are you kidding?

No two Kerf cases are exactly alike. Sarah Tew/CNET When CNET’s New York-based photographer, Sarah Tew, shot the photos for this post, she thought she was shooting some run-of-the-mill wood iPhone X cases. But Kerf cases, which are made in Pittsburgh, aren’t so basic. “The ones on the right and left cost $229,” I said. She was a bit shocked. ...

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Most Useful Siri Commands on macOS

Starting with macOS Sierra in 2016, Apple introduced support for Siri on the Mac, allowing you to access the personal assistant across all of your Apple devices for the first time. Siri on Mac can actually do quite a few useful things that aren’t available on iOS devices, and because the technology is still rather new on Apple’s desktop and ...

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Bandsintown for iPhone adds Apple Music streaming through MusicKit

  By Roger Fingas Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 12:50 pm PT (03:50 pm ET) Concert-finding app Bandsintown has officially launched native Apple Music streaming, made possible through the use of Apple’s MusicKit framework. After connecting Bandsintown to an Apple Music account, a “play” button will appear when browsing an artist’s profile page. Tapping it will start a playlist of the ...

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Apple could slash the iPhone 11 price these 7 ways

A 6.1-inch Face ID iPhone for just $550. That’s one welcome rumor after 2017 became the year of the thousand-dollar iPhone X. But to achieve a modern-looking “midprice” iPhone with Face ID and an edge-to-edge screen, Apple would have to cut many of the iPhone X’s top-notch features.  Let’s back up a bit. The going rumor-fueled theory is that Apple will ...

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iPhone unlocking firm Grayshift faces extortion demands after data breach

Grayshift, the firm responsible for the GrayKey iPhone hacking tool, is in the crosshairs of an extortionist after its product’s source code was inadvertently exposed to the internet last week. GrayKey device. | Source: MalwareBytes An unknown party appears to have snatched GrayKey’s source code and leaked a portion of the data online, reports Motherboard. Alongside the code, the hacker ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Attends State Dinner at White House

Apple CEO Tim Cook is attending the first state dinner of the Trump administration, which is honoring French president Emmanuel Macron, according to CNN. Cook is accompanied by Apple vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives Lisa Jackson. Guests at the dinner, which is taking place in the White House State Dining Room, will dine on a goat cheese ...

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iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus sales pass iPhone X, says survey

The initial excitement surrounding the iPhone X may have dwindled. More people may be buying the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus than the iPhone X in early 2018, according to a recent report by research group Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP). CIRP surveyed 500 people in the US who bought an iPhone, iPad or Mac this year between the ...

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Best Buy One-Day Sale: Save Up to $265 on MacBook Pro and Up to $100 on 2017 iPad

Best Buy today has debuted a limited one-day sale on a few of the latest models of Apple’s MacBook Pro without Touch Bar and the fifth-generation iPad. The savings bring the cost of the entry-level MacBook Pro configuration down to $1,049.99, from $1,299.99. Students and parents of students can save even more and get the notebook for $999.99. Note: MacRumors ...

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Apple highlights Apple Pencil support in new 9.7-inch iPad ads

  By AppleInsider Staff Monday, April 23, 2018, 08:38 pm PT (11:38 pm ET) Adding to a slate of new commercials pushing this year’s 9.7-inch iPad revamp, Apple on Monday published a series of four short ads touting the tablet’s compatibility with Apple Pencil. Currently available for viewing through Apple’s regional UK YouTube channel, the 12- to 17-second spots highlight ...

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Cook, Ive won’t take the stand in Apple v. Samsung retrial

Apple and Samsung will face off for yet another damages retrial in May — but Tim Cook and Jony Ive won’t be there. The two companies on Monday filed their witness lists with the US District Court for the Northern District of California in San Jose for their upcoming trial. The lists included industry experts and executives from both companies, ...

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