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iPhone 13 and Everything else that Apple announced at its September Event

September 16, 2021
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Let’s check out all the things announced at the Apple Event held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Apple Fitness+ Apple Fitness+ will have new workouts available, guided Meditation and expanded availability in 15 more countries come September 27. Apple Fitness+ is the first fitness service built primarily with the Apple Watch in mind, and it […]

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People Sell or Trade in More iPhones than Android Smartphones, Study Finds

September 14, 2021
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The study involves data on the number of iPhone owners either selling or trading their devices compared to owners of Android units. The official iPhone 13 announcement is just hours away, and a new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) on Monday revealed some interesting information on “what is happening to old smartphones”. The […]

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Apple warns High-Power Motorcycle Engine Vibrations can Damage iPhone Cameras

September 11, 2021
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Apple on Friday released a new support document warning iPhone users that exposing the device to strong vibrations, such as those coming from a high-power motorcycle engine, can severely impact internal image stabilization and autofocus systems, resulting to a reduced image quality. Apple says that its optical image stabilization (OIS) and closed-loop AF systems in […]

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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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Facebook brings Voice and Video Calls back to its Main App

August 24, 2021
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Facebook is set to bring back voice and video call features to its main Facebook app after moving them to Messenger in 2014, according to a Bloomberg report by Kurt Wagner. Available in some countries including America, users are now able to make voice or video calls using the Facebook app. Facebook is currently testing […]

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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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Dogecoin-themed Pack of Hot Dogs Auctioned by Oscar Mayer Sells for $15,000

August 10, 2021
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Get DOGE while it’s hot! Somebody wanted to have the first-ever single pack of dogecoin-themed hot dogs so bad that they were willing to buy it on eBay for an amazing $15,001! American meat and cold cut manufacturing company Oscar Mayer, owned by Kraft Heinz based in Chicago, Illinois, first started the auction held on […]

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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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Japan Sets New World Record for Fastest Internet Speed at 319 Terabits per Second

July 17, 2021
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Engineers in Japan have successfully broken the world record for the highest internet speed, reaching a data transfer speed of 319 Tb/s, according to a study presented at the International Conference on Optical Fiber Communications in June. This speed is almost twice as fast as the previous record of 178 Tb/s that was achieved less […]

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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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Rare Legend of Zelda Game Makes History, Sold for Record $870,000 at Auction

July 13, 2021
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A sealed, rare version of the famous Nintendo game “The Legend of Zelda” sold for a stunning $870,000 at auction on Friday July 9, making it the most expensive video game ever sold, according to Heritage Auctions. The Dallas, Texas-based auction house states this latest sale had easily broken its own previous record for a […]

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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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Sotheby’s to Accept Cryptocurrency in Rare 100-Carat Diamond Auction

July 8, 2021
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The large “Key 10138” rare diamond will be auctioned off by Sotheby’s on Friday, July 9, 2021. Sotheby’s is scheduled to auction off a diamond that is over 100 carats on Friday in Hong Kong, and while its exceptionally large size and clarity rating make it remarkable, it is also making headlines because the auction […]

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