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Keep Your Phone Clean and Your Health Protected

If the last few months of COVID-19 developments have taught us anything, it’s that hygiene is way more important than we thought (and we already thought it was important!). In the interest of keeping ourselves and others safe now and in the future, we felt it was a good time to review how we should all be cleaning our devices. ...

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When a Hardware Manufacturer Stops Supporting Your Hardware…

We’ve all had the experience: a favorite device is chugging along, getting a little slower with new updates, maybe getting a little glitchy, but still largely reliable and familiar. We keep putting off getting a replacement, because we’re managing just fine, but then all of a sudden – the device’s manufacturer decides not to support maintenance for it anymore. This ...

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Apple’s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit

Apple originally acquired FoundationDB in 2015, and last April it announced that it was making the cloud database open source. Now, things are being taken a step further as FoundationDB has announced it is open sourcing Foundation DB Record Layer, which powers CloudKit. This is the first public confirmation from Apple that CloudKit is powered by FoundationDB. The company touts that Record ...

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Apple says Qualcomm refused to sell modems for iPhone XS and XR, citing legal battle

As Apple and Qualcomm’s FTC trial continues today, we’re learning more details about the quarrels between the two companies. As reported by CNET, one of the more interesting tidbits from Apple’s COO Jeff Williams was that the company wanted to put Qualcomm’s 4G chips in the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, but Qualcomm refused to sell them to Apple. This legal ...

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HOW TO GET ALL OF THE APPLE WATCH ACTIVITY ACHIEVEMENTS

Achievement badges are a funny thing. You know they’re just a simple little bit of visual flair, they don’t even do anything, and yet for some reason you just have to collect them. Achievements are great motivators, and the achievement badges for the activity tracking on the Apple Watch have inspired many users to get more exercise. If you want to maximize your badge count, you’re ...

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Apple’s 6.1″ iPhone Could Feature LG’s New MLCD+ Display Tech

LG Display has for years been one of Apple’s primary liquid crystal display (LCD) suppliers, producing panels for devices like iPhone, iPad and more. And while Apple is currently rumored to be readying three new iPhone models for the fall of 2018 – two of which are slated to boast 5.8- and 6.5-inch OLED displays produced by Samsung Display Co. – the company is ...

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Live blog: Apple’s fiscal year Q2 2018 earnings call

Just a few minutes ago, Apple announced its second quarter earning results for 2018. The numbers included $61.1 billion in revenue on sales of 52.2 million iPhones, 9.1 million iPads, and 4.07 million Macs. As is tradition, the earnings release is being followed by a conference call with Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri. For the full earnings ...

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