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2018 MacBook Pro i9 Throttlegate, also affects some Dell systems. Dealbreaker for you, or no big deal? Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

Weekend Highlights: The escalating tariff war between the US and China puts Apple Watch (original), Fitbits, Sonos, squarely in the crosshairs of a 10% tariff, resulting in US price increases; might autonomous vehicles be Apple's Next Big Thing?; report from BGR India that unless Apple installs "a pesky call app soon", iPhones may cease working on networks; attention Apple! Ben Lovejoy thinks your meager-but-free 5GB of iCloud storage has become an embarrassment and needs to change; and Dan Moren calls on Apple to break tradition and let us set our own preferred apps instead of being locked in to company choices; Tyson's Corner Apple Store, first one ever, set to undergo facelift; Samsung unleashes three more videos mocking dongles, lack of fast charging accessories included with iPhones; MacBook Pro i9 Throttlegate also affects some Dell XPS systems, but are reports overblown?

Apple/Macintosh
  • "Phil Schiller on iPhone's Launch, How It Changed Apple, and Why It Will Keep Going for 50 Years: A reporter there for the creation gets Apple's exclusive take on the 'Jesus Phone's 10th birthday."  Backchannel 6:37 AM
  • "iPhone at ten: the revolution continues" Apple 9:24 AM
  • "Ten Years of iPhone: the past present and future of Apple's blockbuster phenomenon"  AppleInsider 6:31 AM
  • "The iPhone Remade Apple 10 Years Ago. Now It's Slowing Apple Down"  Wired 6:52 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone, 10 years old Monday, faces big headwinds going forward" CNBC 10:38 AM
  • "The Ten Year Anniversary of the Apple TV" Stratechery 7:12 AM
  • "10 Years Ago Today: Steve Jobs Introduces the iPhone" MacRumors 6:31 AM
  • "iPhone: What will the next 10 years bring? What will the iPhone of 2027 look like? Will there even be an iPhone in 2027?"  ZDNet 6:35 AM
  • "Mac: When Things Go Well/To start the New Year on a positive and possibly boring note, I've decided to look at the Macintosh line from a favorable angle. There is much to say on that count, from a very pleasant laptop — the culmination of the MacBook Air but by another name — to an equally satisfying desktop workhorse."  Monday Note 6:40 AM
  • "Will Apple Survive Nokia's New Patent Lawsuit?" Market Realist 2:54 PM
OS X
News
  • "macOS 10.12.3 beta 3 for developers rolling out now" 9to5Mac 2:28 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Off The Grid: A Modern FCPX-RED-Resolve Narrative Workflow - Part 1- Introduction and On-Set Editorial" fcp.co 6:38 AM
  • "How to properly configure Mac sound preferences" TechRepublic 11:29 AM
  • "Mac Tip: change the behavior of Control, Option, Command and Caps Lock keys" iDownload Blog 2:27 PM
  • "Easy Access To Frequently Used Files" MacMost 10:09 AM
  • "The Mac Photoshop Replacements" TeraTalks 8:54 AM
Press Releases
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple plans Milan flagship store at historic Piazza del Liberty" AppleInsider 9:28 PM
  • "Apple Store Planned For Milan, Italy, Will Feature An Amphitheater, Waterfall" Digital Trends 9:28 PM
  • "These people thought the iPhone was a dud when it was announced 10 years ago: Not surprisingly, most were people who ran companies Apple would soon crush." Recode 2:06 PM
  • "How the world reacted to the first iPhone 10 years ago" Telegraph 6:29 AM
  • "A Visual History of the iPhone" PC Magazine 6:36 AM
  • "Even Steve Jobs Didn't Predict Apple's iPhone Decade" Wired 6:52 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone: 10 years old and only getting started" Computerworld 8:54 AM
  • "The iPhone turns 10: a visual history of Apple's most important product" The Verge 9:55 AM
  • "The iPhone turns 10: Insiders look back" CNNMoney 9:53 AM
  • "How the iPhone enables international business" [Video Report] ZDNet 6:35 AM
  • "Apple almost lost a prototype of the first-ever iPhone on a plane" Business Insider 9:58 AM
  • "How Many iPhones Did Apple Sell in Q1? When Apple reports its quarterly results this month, will the company's iPhone segment return to growth?" The Motley Fool 6:42 AM
  • "'Carpool Karaoke' on Apple Music Will Bring Together Billy Eichner and Metallica: 'Carpool Karaoke' started as a bit 'Late Late Show' host James Corden translated from Britain's Comic Relief fundraiser in 2011. In the intervening half-decade, the bit has become a behemoth, leading to an expansion into a half-hour standalone series that will run exclusively on Apple Music." Variety 2:52 PM
  • "Apple plans 'high-tech manufacturing' of data-center gear in Arizona" Business Insider 2:07 PM
  • "Apple Executives to Visit India to Discuss Local Manufacturing Plans" MacRumors 6:42 AM
  • "Apple to meet Indian officials to discuss iPhone manufacturing plans" Mashable 7:04 AM
  • "Apple Planning to Open Flagship Store in Milan, Italy" MacRumors 3:05 PM
  • "China's WeChat Applauds Apple, Even As It Unveils a Challenge: Tencent Holdings unveils series of 'mini programs' aimed at smartphone users" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:11 AM
  • "Apple removes app that let you find your AirPods" The Verge 6:29 AM
  • "Apple pulls app for finding lost AirPods from App Store" AppleInsider 2:27 PM
  • "Apple Siri and Microsoft Cortana Face Fresh Competition from a Surprise Source" The Country Caller 10:10 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: Celebrate 10 years of iPhone goodness" Cult of Mac 9:11 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Marissa Meyer to resign from Yahoo's board of directors: She's relinquishing one of the last remnants of her executive role." Engadget 8:21 PM
  • "Marissa Mayer resigning from Yahoo board as remaining company renames itself Altaba" TechCrunch 9:02 PM
  • "Today's most popular operating systems" ZDNet 3:58 PM
  • "Report says Galaxy S8 will be unveiled next month" BGR 3:31 PM
  • "Amazon's Alexa won the CES battle, but faces a tough war" ZDNet 3:58 PM
  • "Alexa will make your car smarter -- and vice versa" Engadget 2:23 PM
  • "If you buy a car with an Amazon gift card, it's a scam" CNET 10:25 AM
  • "Thieves swipe two of Razer's mind-blowing PC hardware prototypes from the CES floor" PCWorld 10:04 AM
  • "FTC sues D-Link for failure to secure webcams, routers from online attacks" AppleInsider 9:55 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Moving Photos, Fixing Mail, Securing Your Network & More – Mac Geek Gab 639" The Mac Observer 5:41 PM
  • "Upgrade #123: Sheer Gadget Magnetism" Six Colors 3:30 PM
  • "TMO Background Mode: Interview with Producer Rod Roddenberry" The Mac Observer 2:17 PM
  • "CES 2017 Wrap Up -TMO Daily Observations 2017-01-09" The Mac Observer 2:02 PM
  • "iMore show 540: New Year's Technolutions, with James Thomson" iMore 9:12 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro Radio Episode 30" FCPRadio 8:53 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Debunking retail rumors, Apple says its stores are equipped to repair new MacBook Pros" AppleInsider 2:28 PM
  • "Three new iPads coming this spring, says noted Apple analyst: Including a new model with a 10-inch to 10.5-inch screen" The Verge 6:29 AM
  • "KGI: Three New iPads to Debut Next Quarter, Including a New Narrow Bezel iPad" AppAdvice 6:40 AM
  • "Apple is reportedly working on 3 new iPads for 2017, but will anyone care?" The Next Web 9:25 AM
  • "Apple will reportedly launch 3 new iPad models in spring 2017" Macworld 2:06 PM
  • "Sharp to make OLED displays for upcoming iPhones at Foxconn factory, says report" 9to5Mac 9:25 AM
  • "Beta 3 of iOS 10.2.1, MacOS 10.12.3, WatchOS 3.1.3, tvOS 10.1.1" OS X Daily 2:20 PM
  • "Apple Seeds Third Beta of iOS 10.2.1 to Developers" MacRumors 2:28 PM
  • "iOS 10.2 jailbreak could come via YaluX update" iDownload Blog 3:35 PM
AppleCare/Helps
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:53 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:53 AM
  • "12" MacBook Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:53 AM

Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Hands on: Nvidia's GeForce Now streaming finally brings great gaming to Mac [Video] 9to5Mac 9:55 AM
  • "Hands-on: Withings Home Plus Video & Air Quality Monitor with Apple HomeKit support" AppleInsider 2:24 PM
  • "Testing the operating range of AirPods and Beats Solo3 vs non-W1 Beats headphones" iDownload Blog 9:11 AM
  • "Zagg Slim Case Pro and Rugged Case Pro review: iPad Pro cases no match for Logitech's Create" Macworld 9:25 AM
  • "Review: Mujjo, the felt and leather sleeve for the new MacBook Pro (plus iPad)" 9to5Mac 9:25 AM
  • "An advance look at Appostasy's PenSe for the Apple Pencil" Apple World Today 7:11 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iOS App: OSnap! Pro for time lapse and animation movies" The Robservatory 2:24 PM
  • "Airmail 1.5 Brings Custom Actions, Workflow Integration" MacStories 6:43 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to avoid deleting photos from iCloud while traveling: Another twist in the ongoing untangling of iCloud Photo Library and local storage." Macworld 9:12 AM
  • "How to markup and annotate your own photos on iPhone or iPad" iDownload Blog 9:11 AM
Tips
  • "10 shortcuts every iPhone and iPad user need to know" iMore 2:28 PM
  • "The Essential Siri Apple Music Commands Guide" Apple Must 10:10 AM
  • "How To Create Keyboard Shortcuts in iOS For iPhone or iPad" Digital Trends 9:58 AM
  • "5 data security and privacy tips for iOS" TechRepublic 6:42 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Apple's iPhone is 10 years old" Recode 8:24 PM
  • "10 Years of Weird iPhone Smells" PC Magazine 2:14 PM
  • "What Does Your iPhone Smell Like?" PC Magazine 11:29 AM
  • "Maybe the MacBook Pro does need a touch screen: Apple's latest laptop has a touch capacitive bar, which makes me just want to tap the MacBook Pro's screen, too. Maybe I do want a touch screen." iMore 11:28 AM
  • "Apple And The Touchscreen Mac" Mac360 8:53 AM
  • "The Failure Of Apple TV v.4" NoodleMac 8:53 AM
  • "What Can You Hear Inside A Walled Garden?" Mac360 8:52 AM
  • "How much does Pokemon Go make every minute, and other iPhone stories" Apple Must 8:52 AM
  • "The Challenges and Opportunities for Apple in 2017" Tech.pinions [Insider Content] 6:40 AM
  • "The Unintended Consequences of a Single Design Decision" ["As a positive example, when Apple decided to design notebooks using aluminum housings and abandon the industry's use of plastic with ugly vents and screws, they created a huge industry of automated machining of solid aluminum blocks. That industry has now made it possible for other notebooks to use the same processes to create their own products."] Tech.pinions 6:40 AM
  • "Bob's Big Picture technology predictions for 2017" ["I predicted that both Microsoft and Apple would hit walls in 2016. I'd say there is no doubt that Apple hit something like a wall..."] I, Cringely 6:38 AM
  • "iPhone: A Decade's Worth of Impact" 512 Pixels 3:35 PM
  • "The iPhone hasn't really changed that much in 10 years, TBH" Mashable 3:05 PM
  • "The iPhone's legacy, 10 years later" Engadget 11:39 AM
  • "What if the iPhone had never arrived?" TechCrunch 10:04 AM
  • "How the iPhone revolutionized our love lives" Mashable 9:22 AM
  • "Happy 10th birthday, iPhone!" Six Colors 9:12 AM
  • "The problem with iPhone" BetaNews 6:43 AM
  • "10 Years Ago, the iPhone Redefined Mobile Computing" MacStories 6:37 AM
  • "10 Years of the iPhone" Kirkville 6:36 AM
  • "Android vs iOS: Which is best for business? Does Android or Apple make the grade when it comes to work? Tech chiefs give their views." ZDNet 6:35 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Insecurity, thy name is Android" Apple 3.0 2:08 PM
  • "Would You Want the 'Right to Disconnect' from Work?" Lifehacker 7:11 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Spigen launches the first AirPods stand + charging dock" 9to5Mac 2:27 PM
  • "Match Me - A unique iOS app no one else is offering" prMac 2:24 PM
  • "Samsung releases iOS app so its Gear smartwatches work with iPhones" V3 9:11 AM
  • "Airmail for iOS Gains Workflow and Bear App Integrations With 1.5 Update" MacRumors 6:30 AM
Computer Industry
  • "IBM still patent king after 24 years, ahead of Samsung, Intel and Google: Big Blue passes 8,000 mark for first time" V3 9:11 AM
  • "IBM scores a record 8,000 patents in 2016" VentureBeat 9:21 AM
  • "Artificial intelligence keeps IBM atop 2016 patent list" CNET 3:49 PM
  • "IBM filed another 8,000 patents in 2016" The Register 7:11 AM
  • "IBM's 5 Year Vision Focuses On New Technology For Visualizing The World" Forbes 6:51 AM
  • "IBM Watson, Illumina partner to deliver precision oncology on a large scale" Healthcare IT News 10:14 AM
  • "IBM May Be Standing in the Way of Dow 20K" TheStreet 10:59 AM
  • "CTA, IBM, Local Motors collaborate self-driving vehicles" Telecompaper 10:14 AM
  • "IBM Seals Genomics Partnership With Illumina" TheStreet 10:58 AM
  • "One way IBM CEO Rometty sees Wall Street embracing blockchain" CNBC 3:42 PM
  • "Microsoft, Qualcomm invest in Team8: The Israeli cyber security think tank has also signed a strategic partnership with Citigroup and has now raised $92 million." Globes Israel 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft, Qualcomm back Israel's Team8 cybersecurity firm" Reuters 9:15 AM
  • "Microsoft, Qualcomm, Citi Join Israel's Team8 Cyber Syndicate" Bloomberg 9:15 AM
  • "Microsoft and Qualcomm Are Backing This Israeli Security Startup Studio" Fortune 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft's Windows to Lose Leading Spot to Apple in New Device Market" Softpedia 10:10 AM
  • "Windows 10's first insider build for a month brings a long list of updates: The new build brings a bunch of features and its fair share of new bugs." Ars Technica 6:01 PM
  • "Windows 10 Creators Update will add tab previews and a night mode: Microsoft's latest preview release lets you try these features today." Engadget 6:30 PM
  • "Irish-based Dell subsidiary sees profits fall on declining PC sales: Dell Products records $6.7m pretax loss as turnover down by more than 10% last year" Irish Times 10:12 AM
  • "Dell upgrades the best laptop for designers and artists" Digital Arts 10:12 AM
  • "Dell: Mainstream laptops with wireless charging are still years away" IDG News Service 2:54 PM
  • "Wireless charging featured in new Dell Latitude 7285" Inquirer 10:13 AM
  • "Intel CEO Wants Tax Cuts, Not a Trade War" Investopedia 9:15 AM
  • "HP Inc.'s Stock Maintains Strength in 2017" Investopedia 9:14 AM
  • "Oracle Corp. to Pay Dividend January 26" Investopedia 2:24 PM
  • "Acer showcases MR head-mounted device at CES" DigiTimes 7:00 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Morgan Stanley: How an iPhone Super Cycle Will Drive Apple Shares Much Higher" 24/7 Wall St. 2:24 PM
  • "Apple Investors Must Decide The Right Thing To Do" Seeking Alpha 10:58 AM
  • "Here's why Apple is Tipped to Have a Significant Advantage Over Microsoft Corporation Until 2019" The Country Caller 10:07 AM
  • "Jim Cramer -- Apple Stock Is Cheap Now, Has Catalysts to Go Higher" TheStreet 9:55 AM
  • "Morgan Stanley hikes its Apple bull case to $190" Apple 3.0 [Subscription Required for Full Article] 7:12 AM
  • "Promising 2017 makes Apple 'top pick' for investors" Cult of Mac 11:28 AM
Industry News
  • "Nasdaq closes at record even as 'Trump rally' takes a breather: Psychologically important 20,000 remains elusive for Dow" MarketWatch 4:00 PM
  • "Nasdaq Hits Records Even as Crude Selloff Sours Rest of Market: A selloff in crude oil proves another roadblock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average's pursuit of 20,000." TheStreet 4:00 PM
  • "Stocks close mixed: Nasdaq hits record, Dow falls below 19,990" Associated Press 4:00 PM
  • "Dow Retreats After Flirting With 20000: Declines in Exxon Mobil and Chevron pressure the blue-chip index" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:59 PM
  • "Australian stocks hit a 19-month high as Asian markets rise: Stocks in region return to normal levels after holiday slide" MarketWatch 9:05 AM
  • "European stocks fall after downbeat updates from Lufthansa, others: Stoxx Europe 600 erasing part of last week's advance" MarketWatch 9:04 AM

 
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