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Study Reveals Apple is the Most Intimate Brand during COVID

September 9, 2021
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Consumers of Apple products have conveyed a continually increasing strong emotional attachment to the brand during the COVID-19 pandemic as they have become even more reliant on the company’s products and services, based on a new study. Market research firm MBLM revealed this week that Apple has ranked as the #1 most intimate brand during […]

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Apple Watch Series 7 Available in Limited Quantities on September Launch

September 7, 2021
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Even if the Apple Watch Series 7 has been apparently facing production issues, the tech giant still plans to announce the latest edition of the smartwatch alongside the iPhone 13 on their upcoming September event. The problem is that the device will only be available in limited quantities upon launch, according to a Power On […]

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Apple Changsha opens September 4 in China

September 4, 2021
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Apple gave a sneak peek on Apple Changsha on Wednesday, the first ever Apple Store in in the Hunan province of China. Set in the heart of the provincial capital city, the location of Apple Changsha provides easy access for customers across central China. The brand new store is found in the popular Changsha IFS […]

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Apple announces First States getting Apple Wallet IDs and Driver’s Licenses

September 2, 2021
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Check out which US states are among those where you can add your ID to your Apple device. A total of eight states shall be the first to allow residents to add their driver’s license or state identification card directly to their Apple Watch or iPhone. Via a press release on Wednesday, Apple announced the […]

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Apple Card wins First J.D. Power Award for Customer Satisfaction

August 19, 2021
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A J.D. Power study has revealed that in the mid-sized credit card segment, Apple Card customers have ranked Goldman Sachs and Apple Card as number 1 in customer satisfaction. One of Apple’s creations, the Apple Card, is the only card issued by Goldman Sachs. It was ranked highest within the Midsize Credit Card segment in […]

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Apple selects 15 Black- and Brown-owned Businesses for new Impact Accelerator

August 17, 2021
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Apple has announced today that they have selected 15 companies owned by Black and Brown founders that will become part of its very first Impact Accelerator project. The announcement comes as part of the tech giant’s Racial Equity and Justice Initiative program that aims to “help to combat systemic barriers to opportunity, while also advancing […]

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Apple Arcade Soon to Offer Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls

August 14, 2021
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The treasured gothic fantasy series returns with an original game exclusive to Apple Arcade with “Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls”. It was back in 2018 when famous Japanese company Konami announced a new game in the classic Castlevania series. Subtitled Grimoire of Souls, it featured a group of iconic characters and the mobile exclusive game was […]

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Apple and American Red Cross Offer 4-Month Apple Music Trial for Blood Donors August 1-31

August 12, 2021
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Apple has teamed up with the American Red Cross to offer a 4-month Apple Music trial to people who will donate blood, platelets or plasma during the month of August, as a way to alleviate a severe blood shortage. The non-profit charity is currently experiencing a severe shortage of blood and in order to attract […]

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Apple Arcade Hits Milestone of Over 200 Games

August 7, 2021
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With over 200 games to choose from (with new ones added almost every week) at only $4.99 a month, it really is a bargain! Apple Arcade, launched on September 19, 2019, is a video game subscription service offered by Apple, available through several platforms including the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple TV and Mac. A […]

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Apple launches new Buy Now, Pay Later program in Canada

August 5, 2021
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This will be Apple’s very first installment program in Canada. Apple and PayBright join forces to offer consumers a new convenient way to buy Apple goods yet pay for them later. According to a Bloomberg report by Mark Gurman, Apple’s new partnership with Affirm Holdings’ PayBright would pave the way for an easier payment scheme […]

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Apple’s Services Revenue reaches New All-Time High

August 3, 2021
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Apple announced their financial results for the fiscal 2021 third quarter that concluded June 26, 2021. The Cupertino-based company also experienced an all-time high on its services division. Based on the latest earnings reported last week (July 27), Apple announced that it had enjoyed a quarter of amazing growth, with their services division raking in […]

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Apple adds new GarageBand Sound Packs from Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga, and Today’s Top Music Producers

August 1, 2021
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Apple has added new Sound Packs featuring top music artists to its GarageBand app. Grammy Award-winning artists Lady Gaga and Dua Lipa are among the stars who are giving users free rein on their hit songs “Free Woman” and “Break My Heart” – to remix and experiment with sound using their iPads and iPhones. GarageBand, […]

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Apple Watch ECG now Available to 30 more Countries as part of Update

July 24, 2021
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Apple has released the watchOS 7.6 update to users worldwide on Monday, July 19, bringing along with it the expanded availability of Apple Watch features related to the heart such as irregular rhythm notifications and ECG functionality. In an update to Apple’s watchOS Feature Availability page, the watchOS 7.6 delivers ECG functionality to 30 additional […]

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Steve Jobs’ Application up for Auction as both Physical Item and NFT

July 22, 2021
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A job application paper handwritten and signed by Steve Jobs himself way back in 1973 is being put up for auction…once again. The last time it was sold on March this year, it went for more than $200,000. The autographed memorabilia is put up for auction once more, but this time with a twist – […]

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Apple becomes First Public US Company to Hit $2.5 Trillion Market Cap

July 15, 2021

After rallying for two consecutive days, Apple has managed to hit a new record high stock price and a market capitalization of $2.5 trillion in pre-opening trading on Thursday. The American multinational tech company’s shares were up over 2% in trading on Wednesday, which saw a market valuation exceeding the $2.5 trillion threshold for the […]

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Apple highlights Selfies in Night Mode in New ‘In the Dark’ iPhone 12 Pro Ad

July 10, 2021
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Apple today released a new advertisement on its YouTube channel entitled “In the Dark”, highlighting the Night Mode feature that is available on units such as the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max. The humorous video focuses mainly on night mode selfies, showing a man taking pictures of himself in various […]

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Pokémon GO Celebrates 5 Years with Special Anniversary Event

July 6, 2021
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Pokémon GO has just turned five this week, and folks at Niantic have launched a special event to celebrate its fifth anniversary. It has already been five solid years since Pokémon GO was launched on the iPhone, which entailed people venturing out in the world with the main goal of catching Pokémon (pocket monsters) using […]

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Apple grows Ad Biz in China with App Store Search Ads Launch

June 24, 2021
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Apple Store Search Ads began in 2016, around the time when Apple just announced a financial goal to double Services revenue by the year 2020, in which they have indeed reached that goal easily. At the time, the Search Ads were available and sold only in the United States. Afterwards, Apple had set its sights […]

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Apple’s Shazam App Hits One Billion Requests a Month

June 22, 2021
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The Apple-owned Shazam app has managed to hit over one billion song requests per month. The original developer of the app Shazam Entertainment Limited has announced last week that more than a billion songs are being searched using the platform every single month – the first time ever to happen since the launch of the […]

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Apple Podcasts Subscriptions now Available Worldwide

June 17, 2021
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Apple announced that Apple Podcast Subscriptions and channels are now available worldwide, featuring a huge collection of new shows, channels and groups of podcasts. Apple Podcast Subscriptions offer podcasters and content creators an opportunity to receive support from their work via monthly subscriptions from their avid listeners and fans. The new service was first announced […]

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Apple Watch with Body Temp Sensor Coming Soon

June 15, 2021
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Apple is apparently working on a redesign of the Apple Watch this year, according to a Bloomberg report by Mark Gurman and Debby Wu. The Apple Watch Series 7 will feature a faster processor, thinner bezels and for the first time, an ultra-wideband (UWB) connectivity for Find My support. The 2021 Apple Watch will be […]

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iOS 15 lets Users Record their Apple Arcade Gameplay

June 10, 2021
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The new Apple iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey software updates introduced this week  allows users to record the last 15 seconds of their gameplay at any time just by long-pressing a designated button on a supported third-party game controller connected to their device. When a designated button is long pressed on the controllers, […]

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iPhone 6s users get a surprising update in WWDC 2021

June 9, 2021
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This September will mark the sixth anniversary of the iPhone 6S. If you’ve held on to one this long, Apple has some good news for you: your phone will be eligible for the iOS 15 upgrade when it becomes available to the general public this fall. The iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, and first-generation iPhone SE, […]

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Apple developing iPad Pro with Wireless Charging, New iPad Mini

June 8, 2021
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Apple is currently developing a brand new version of the iPad Pro that can support wireless charging, according to a Bloomberg report by Mark Gurman and Debby Wu. To make this possible, Apple shall be switching to a glass back for the new models, instead of the aluminum material used on the rear of every […]

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