'Code Switch' from NPR is Apple's podcast of the year
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‘Code Switch’ from NPR is Apple’s podcast of the year

Another day, another year-end list. After the Google Play Store and Spotify shared the top content on their respective platforms, Apple has chimed in with a selection of the most popular podcasts, audiobooks and books people in the US downloaded thro… Continue Reading…

Cyber Monday is bringing us even *more* great Apple deals — here are the very best
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Cyber Monday is bringing us even *more* great Apple deals — here are the very best

Here are the best Cyber Monday deals on Apple devices and accessories as of Nov. 30: BEST IPHONE DEAL: iPhone 12 — free at T-Mobile when you join and trade in a qualifying iPhone BEST AIRPODS DEAL: AirPods Pro — save $39.01 at Best Buy BEST APPLE WATCH DEAL: Apple Watch …

AWS brings the Mac mini to its cloud
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AWS brings the Mac mini to its cloud

AWS today opened its re:Invent conference with a surprise announcement: the company is bringing the Mac mini to its cloud. These new EC2 Mac instances, as AWS calls them, are now available in preview. They won’t come cheap, though. The target audience here — and the only one AWS is …

Cyber Monday is bringing us even *more* great Apple deals — here are the very best
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Cyber Monday is bringing us even *more* great Apple deals — here are the very best

Here are the best Cyber Monday deals on Apple devices and accessories as of Nov. 30: BEST IPHONE DEAL: iPhone 12 — free at T-Mobile when you join and trade in a qualifying iPhone BEST AIRPODS DEAL: AirPods Pro — save $39.01 at Best Buy BEST APPLE WATCH DEAL: Apple Watch …

Xiaomi overtook Apple in smartphone sales last quarter
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Xiaomi overtook Apple in smartphone sales last quarter

The smartphone world is bouncing back from the early days of the pandemic, and there’s been a changing of the guard as a result. Gartner estimates that Xiaomi overtook Apple in phone sales during the third quarter of 2020, climbing from 32.9 million… Continue Reading…

With an eye for what’s next, longtime operator and VC Josh Elman gets pulled into Apple
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With an eye for what’s next, longtime operator and VC Josh Elman gets pulled into Apple

Josh Elman is moving over to Apple, he announced on Twitter today, saying he will be focused on the company’s App Store and helping “customers discover the best apps for them.” Asked for more details about his new role, Elman referred us to Apple, which confirmed his employment but declined …

A tween tries Apple’s new ‘Family Setup’ system for Apple Watch
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A tween tries Apple’s new ‘Family Setup’ system for Apple Watch

With the release of watchOS 7, Apple at last turned the Apple Watch into the GPS-based kid tracker parents have wanted, albeit at a price point that requires careful consideration. As someone in the target demographic for such a device — a parent of a “tween” who’s allowed to freely …

Woz's Apple rainbow logo eyeglasses (and an Apple I) up for auction
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Woz’s Apple rainbow logo eyeglasses (and an Apple I) up for auction

“Around 1979, I had an optometrist in Palo Alto custom make 30 pairs of these glasses with lenses in the shape and rainbow colors of the original Apple logo,” says Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. “It was a project, just for fun.” — Read the rest Continue Reading…

Apple's MacBook Air M1 drops to $899 for Cyber Monday
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Apple’s MacBook Air M1 drops to $899 for Cyber Monday

If the early praise for Apple’s M1-powered MacBooks got you excited at the prospect of upgrading, Cyber Monday has brought a good opportunity to do so. B&H Photo is running a one-day deal on the MacBook Air M1, bringing the base model down to $89… Continue Reading…

Apple on the hook for €10M in Italy, accused of misleading users about iPhone water resistance
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Apple on the hook for €10M in Italy, accused of misleading users about iPhone water resistance

Apple’s marketing of iPhones as ‘water resistant’ without clarifying the limits of the feature and also having a warranty that excludes cover for damage by liquids has got the company into hot water in Italy. The Italian competition authority (AGCM) has informed the tech giant of an intent to fine …