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Friday Highlights: Apple tells media outlets HomePod smart speaker is delayed until 2018 as device needs "a little more time before it's ready for our customers"; Dan Moren opines on Apple's ability to turn "boring tech chores into exciting key features"; Intel's 5G modem may be destined for Apple's future iPhones, nudging out Qualcomm's chips, but new report from KGI analyst confirms Intel modems, but says Qualcomm modems will also be included in future iPhones; new concept for Mac mini puts both Touch Bar and Face ID front-and-center; PCWorld reviews iMovie 10 saying "it makes basic video editing a breeze"; Texas Rangers serve search warrant to Apple over church shooting; The Guardian on Siri's growing role as confidant to many.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple is worth over $900 billion. But it won't be the world's first trillion-dollar company"  Fortune 7:23 AM
  • "Apple prepares for its biggest holiday season ever"  Macworld 7:30 AM
  • "This is why iPhone X is Apple's most important product: Research from SEMRush shows just how much people are interested in iPhone compared with other Apple products, plus which Apple product is likely to take off."  Computerworld 7:08 AM
  • "$1 Billion Apple Dream Fades for Irish Villagers"  Bloomberg 8:19 AM
  • "In the Loop: Jony Ive on Apple's new HQ and the disappearing iPhone" Wallpaper* 2:23 PM
  • "Jony Ive talks Apple Park, iPhone X, change, and product evolution in interview" AppleInsider 5:58 PM
  • "Jony Ive says iPhone X will evolve and be able to 'do things it can't do now' in a year's time" 9to5Mac 5:58 PM
  • "Apple — Inclusion & Diversity — Open: At Apple, 'open' isn't just a word. It's our culture. One that embraces faiths, disabilities, races, ages, ideologies, personalities, and differences. Because humanity isn't singular. It's plural." YouTube: Apple 2:22 PM
  • "Apple says it has eliminated the gender pay gap globally" Axios 2:24 PM
  • "Apple releases first diversity report under new VP of diversity and inclusion" TechCrunch 2:08 PM
  • "Apple's latest diversity figures show static global gender balance, more US progress" AppleInsider 5:38 PM
OS X
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "iPhone Restore from iTunes Backup Taking Forever? Here's the Fix" OS X Daily 2:50 PM
  • "How To Pin a Note to the Top of the Notes List in macOS High Sierra" MacTrast 8:16 AM
  • "How to use a keyboard shortcut for display mirroring in Mac OS High Sierra" Apple World Today 7:22 AM
  • "macOS: Enhance Your Mac File Search With File Comments" The Mac Observer 2:03 PM
Op/Ed
  • "Is Safari Better than Chrome on macOS?" Apple Gazette 12:18 PM
Press Releases
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Media alert: iPhone 8 Plus out-ships iPhone 8 in Q3 2017: Apple's iPhone 7 was the world's best-shipping smartphone in Q3 2017, with 13.0 million units shipped. The iPhone 6s was a distant second, after an uptick that resulted in 7.9 million shipments. ... Apple's iPhone 8, which launched in mid-September, did not make the top five."  Canalys 7:29 AM
  • "The iPhone 7 was the most popular smartphone in the world in Q3" CNBC 7:30 AM
  • "Report: iPhone 7 outsold iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus combined last quarter" BGR 7:08 PM
  • "iPhone 6S is the World's Most Used Smartphone, and that's OK" Apple Must 12:23 PM
  • "How do you like them Apples? Farewell sensible sized fones, forever: Plus outsells regular iPhone for the first time" The Register 7:36 AM
  • "TrendForce Projects Global Smartphone Production for 4Q17 to Grow by 6.3% YoY as iPhone X Drives Quarterly Total to Its Peak for the Year" TrendForce 8:14 AM
  • "iPhone X Should Push Apple Ahead of Samsung as World's Largest Smartphone Maker" MacRumors 8:16 AM
  • "Apple offered to help FBI unlock Texas shooter's phone: The FBI apparently didn't ask for its assistance at all."  Engadget 7:39 AM
  • "Apple has already contacted the FBI with help to access the Texas shooter's phone" BetaNews 8:14 AM
  • "FBI seeks to unlock Texas shooter's iPhone" BBC 10:37 AM
  • "FBI 'Ignores' Apple Olive Branch To Get Data From Texas Shooter iPhone" Forbes 10:44 AM
  • "Jennifer Anniston Returns to TV with Reese Witherspoon in Original Apple Series" The Mac Observer 5:55 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Turning the specter of internet surveillance into art: The Glass Room wants us to take a second look at privacy and power" The Verge 2:10 PM
  • "Twitter Halts All Verifications After Verifying Charlottesville Neo-Nazi Rally Organizer" Gizmodo 11:00 AM
  • "Sean Parker: Facebook is hacking human psychology" Mashable 9:48 AM
  • "Plugging Into the Brain: Are You Ready? The Techonomy conference featured a talk about the future connections between man and machine." PC Magazine 7:19 AM
  • "Sen. Al Franken is doubtful Facebook, Google, and Twitter can police their sites — and is calling for 'vigorous oversight' by regulators" Business Insider 4:07 PM
  • "Sen. Al Franken slams Facebook and Google's control of the press" Engadget 9:48 AM
  • "Al Franken Just Gave the Speech Big Tech Has Been Dreading" Wired 7:18 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "The MacJury's Deliberations on the iPhone X" MacVoices 4:05 PM
  • "Steven Soderbergh on Virtual Reality, iPhone Filmmaking, and Harvey Weinstein" Wired 8:17 AM
  • "Sean Parker: Facebook was designed to exploit human 'vulnerability'" Axios 7:38 AM
  • "Sean Parker unloads on Facebook 'exploiting' human weakness" Axios 7:38 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple Releases iOS 11.1.1 Update With Fix for 'A[?]' Autocorrect Bug" MacRumors 12:18 PM
  • "Download iOS 11.1.1 IPSW Links And OTA Featuring Bug Fixes For iPhone And iPad" Redmond Pie 12:18 PM
  • "iOS 11.1.1 Update Available to Download, Fixes Question Mark Bug" OS X Daily 12:17 PM
  • "Apple releases iOS 11.1.1 with fix for A [?] auto-correct bug" iDownload Blog 12:23 PM
  • "iOS 11.1.1 update finally fixes that A[?] bug: You can go back to typing capital-I now." Macworld 2:04 PM
  • "Apple has acquired imaging sensor startup InVisage Technologies" TechCrunch 10:36 AM
  • "Apple acquires photo sensor technology company InVisage" AppleInsider 11:55 AM
  • "Apple is reportedly building a new iPad with facial recognition tech and no home button" Business Insider 7:26 AM
  • "Apple is reportedly prepping AR glasses and 'rOS' for 2020" The Next Web 7:40 AM
  • "Pegatron sees slow start to 2018 on slack iPhone 8 demand: iPhone assembler's Q3 profit hit by supply shortage, labor costs" Nikkei 8:24 AM
  • "Intel hires Apple and AMD veteran to lead development of its own GPUs" The Verge 8:12 AM
  • "The iPhone X is actually more durable than the iPhone 8" Business Insider 8:21 AM
  • "That $1,000 iPhone X reportedly costs about $370 to build" Mashable 8:22 AM
  • "Origin of Apple's 'A ?' QuickType bug a mystery, but notoriety grows with spread of memes, tweets" AppleInsider 10:27 AM
  • "Apple files for a patent for a single piece iPhone case with a battery and hinge" Apple World Today 8:09 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "Apple acknowledges iPhone X becoming unresponsive in cold weather, promises software fix" AppleInsider 6:53 PM
  • "Apple plans software update to fix iPhone X screen responsiveness in cold weather: Apple is getting ahead of the issue very early" The Verge 7:46 PM
  • "iOS 11 causing major iPhone battery woes" V3 10:13 AM
  • "8 Annoying iOS 11 Problems and How to Deal With Them" Gizmodo 10:13 AM
  • "5 ways to fix an iPhone app that stops working" Macworld UK 8:24 AM
  • "iOS 11 notes talk about Safari camera/mic access; battery drain; text truncation; cell failure; performance problems; restore/reinstall; freezes and more." MacInTouch 10:55 AM
  • "About the security content of iOS 11.1.1" Apple Support 2:06 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "10" iPad Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:19 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:19 AM
  • "iMac Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:19 AM

Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Latest iPhone X camera review showcases beautiful images of Guatemala¬†[Gallery] 9to5Mac 8:05 PM
  • "Apple iPhone X review: Say goodbye to home buttons and bezels, the new iPhone X is the best Apple phone yet... Tested at £1,000" What Hi-Fi? 8:24 AM
  • "iPhone X review: Apple sheds its skin to introduce the 'future of phones'/Apple's flagship iPhone X marks the 10th anniversary of Steve Jobs' first smartphone" IT PRO 8:23 AM
  • "Review: Is the iPhone X worth the $1,000 cost? Apple's many refinements help to justify the luxury price tag" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:21 AM
  • "iPhone X Diary: One week in, and I absolutely love this phone" 9to5Mac 9:59 AM
  • "Google's Pixel 2 takes better portrait photos with one camera than iPhone X and Note 8 do with two" Mashable 11:55 AM
  • "Fossil Q Activist review: watch first, smart second" The Verge 8:12 AM
  • "Review: 1More Dual Driver ANC Lightning In-Ear Headphones" iLounge 10:13 AM
  • "Review: Plantronics BackBeat FIT 305" Wired 9:26 AM
  • "Quick Review: OPSO Apple Watch Magnetic Charger" 9to5Mac 8:13 AM
  • "Review: XGIMI CC Aurora—your portable cinema with AirPlay support, Wi-Fi & more" iDownload Blog 12:32 PM
  • "The Edifier MP200 is a solid, but quirky, cube speaker" Apple World Today 7:22 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands-on: Clips 2.0 updated with iPhone X support, Selfie Scenes, Star Wars stickers, new interface, and more [Video] 9to5Mac 12:18 PM
  • "iPad Diaries: Working with Drag and Drop – Bear and Gladys" MacStories 9:48 AM
  • "Review—South Park: Phone Destroyer for iOS" iDownload Blog 9:59 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to use a virtual home button instead of the iPhone X's gestures" The Verge 4:09 PM
  • "How to Delete the i-to-A Text Replacement Workaround" The Mac Observer 2:03 PM
  • "How To Train Face ID To Be More Accurate - iPhone X" AddictiveTips 12:18 PM
  • "Apple Pay Cash guide: What it is, how it works, and what it costs" Macworld 12:18 PM
  • "ProTube++ iOS 11 IPA Download Now Available [No Jailbreak Required] Redmond Pie 10:28 AM
  • "Simple trick lets you take iPhone photos even when there's no space" Mirror Online UK 8:24 AM
  • "How to Create a Virtual Home Button on the iPhone X That Really Works" Lifehacker 8:16 AM
  • "The setting that made me love my iPhone a little more: Sometimes ephemeral notifications are the best notifications." CNET 7:36 AM
  • "How to find Control Center and Notification Center on iPhone X" iMore 7:35 AM
  • "How to increase Face ID success rate by toggling off this switch" iDownload Blog 7:35 AM
  • "How to Use Apple Pay Cash on iPhone" iPhone Hacks 7:07 AM
  • "How to Disable True Tone on iPhone X Display in 3 Easy Steps" iPhone Hacks 7:07 AM
Tips
  • "Video: Extending the iPhone X's battery life with 'Dark Mode'" AppleInsider 6:52 PM
  • "2 Unofficial Fixes For The Apple iOS 11.1 Autocorrect Bug" Forbes 11:07 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Turns out the iPhone 6 is still the most popular handset in the Philippines" Techwire Asia 9:23 PM
  • "Jony Ive says the iPhone X in 12 months 'will be able to do things that it can't now'" BGR 9:05 PM
  • "New renders visualize iPhone X Plus with massive 6.7-inch display" 9to5Mac 5:58 PM
  • "Apple's big holiday quarter & iPhone X expected to push it past Samsung in smartphone market share" 9to5Mac 5:58 PM
  • "If You Think iPhone X Animojis Are Silly, Think Again" The Mac Observer 4:42 PM
  • "The iPhone X will push Apple ahead of Samsung once and for all" BGR 4:09 PM
  • "Social Media Firms Should Try Evolving Like Apple, not Lemmings" The Mac Observer 2:49 PM
  • "This is the 6.4-inch iPhone X Plus of your dreams" BGR 11:55 AM
  • "NY Times David Pogue Gets Why Apple TV 4K is the Best Streaming Box On The Market" Two Guys And A Podcast 11:18 AM
  • "iPhone X Is More Lucrative To Apple Than Previously Estimated" Forbes 11:04 AM
  • "The Tale of Two Qi Chargers" 512 Pixels 10:44 AM
  • "Your star sign can actually tell you a lot about how you use your iPhone" Mashable 10:26 AM
  • "You can't even see the most brilliant thing about the iPhone X's design" BGR 10:26 AM
  • "Apple Inc. Might Be Making a Mistake With Its 2018 iPhone Lineup" The Motley Fool 8:22 AM
  • "I Choose To Believe These People Who Can't Tell An iPhone X From an iPhone 4 are Actors" Oh Gizmo! 8:21 AM
  • "Apple and 'The Facts about Apple's Tax Payments'" Kirkville 7:35 AM
  • "All over but the shouting: The iPhone X doom bringer" Macworld 7:30 AM
  • "The next iPhone X should be bigger. No, smaller!" iMore 7:18 AM
Non-Apple
  • "How technology will transform software development in 2018" ZDNet 4:09 PM
  • "The Xbox One X Feels Like It's Missing Something" Forbes 9:58 AM
  • "A mirror exposes AI's inherent flaws in 'Untrained Eyes'" Engadget 9:07 AM
  • "Google Pixel 2 XL: Day Three Notes" Thurrott 8:44 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis" GoComics 8:11 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Firefox iOS version 10 released with 'Photon' design and menu changes" AppleInsider 2:05 PM
  • "Infuse 5.6 brings new design and HDR support" Firecore 2:03 PM
  • "iPhone X App Roundup: The Innovative, Beautiful, and Practical" MacStories 12:18 PM
  • "Clips introduces Selfie Scenes for 360-degree selfies on iPhone X" Apple 12:18 PM
  • "Star Wars and 'Scenes' Portrait Backgrounds come to Clips 2.0" iMore 12:23 PM
  • "Skype for iOS gains Snapchat-like photo filters" iDownload Blog 9:25 AM
  • "Eero adds 1Password and VPN protection to its premium subscription service" The Verge 9:25 AM
  • "South Florida PBS Launches the FREE KidVision PreK App" PRNewswire 8:18 AM
  • "Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Introduces Send Money with Zelle® for Easy and Fast Payments" Business Wire 8:18 AM
  • "Warby Parker's app is the coolest use of iPhone X face mapping we've seen" BGR 8:14 AM
  • "Of course someone already made a fart app for iPhone X's Face ID" The Next Web 7:40 AM
  • "Harry Potter game is Pokemon Go creator's next trick" BBC 7:40 AM
  • "Apple expands its 'Everyone Can Code' program beyond the U.S." Cult of Mac 7:38 AM
  • "South Park: Phone Destroyer iOS game launched, with in-app purchases up to $70" 9to5Mac 7:36 AM
  • "TraxItAll Software to Release New Calendar/To-Do List App for the iPad" prMac 7:30 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Intel hires Apple and AMD veteran to lead development of its own graphics chips: Raja Koduri jumps ship to the blue team, becoming the chief architect of Intel's new Core and Visual Computing Group" The Verge 7:38 AM
  • "Intel Developing Its Own GPU With The Help Of AMD's Graphics Chief" Tech Times 8:24 AM
  • "Intel Hires Former AMD Exec Raja Koduri To Spearhead High-End Graphics Group" HotHardware 7:14 AM
  • "Intel Corporation Sets Broad GPU Vision, Hires AMD's GPU Chief" ValueWalk 8:39 AM
  • "Raja Koduri left AMD to head up Intel's new GPU division... and take the fight to Nvidia" PCGamesN 8:40 AM
  • "Intel hires AMD's RTG boss Raja Koduri to work on high-end discrete graphics: Chipmaker confirms it's taking another stab at developing GPUs" The Inquirer 7:14 AM
  • "Intel to build discrete GPUs, hires AMD's top graphics guy to do it: Intel is making a third attempt to muscle in on Nvidia and AMD's turf." Ars Technica 1:58 PM
  • "AMD, Nvidia shares drop after Intel hires AMD's ex-graphics head, starts high-end graphics business" CNBC 8:23 AM
  • "Windows 10 Insiders using AMD processors won't receive latest preview build: But it's not going to become a habit" The Inquirer 7:50 AM
  • "Microsoft's version of AirDrop is available to Windows Insiders: It's called Near Share and works via Bluetooth." Engadget 7:07 PM
  • "Windows 10 Insider Build shows off AirDrop-style sharing feature, mutable tabs,¬†more" TechSpot 8:48 AM
  • "You Can Now Pre-Order Surface Book 2" Thurrott 7:37 AM
  • "Microsoft is offering personal butlers, so you can play more Xbox One X" Windows Central 8:47 AM
  • "Microsoft looks to secure clouds with Project Cerberus" Banking Tech 8:47 AM
  • "Windows Movie Maker Scam spreads massively due to high Google ranking" We Live Security 8:47 AM
  • "Windows 10 will cut off devices with older CPUs: OEMs get final say on whether your PC is update-worthy" Tech Central 8:48 AM
  • "IBM's Quest To Design The 'New Helvetica': The company's first typeface, called IBM Plex, is free for anyone to use." Fast Company Design 8:38 AM
  • "Qualcomm Eyes Intel With Centriq 2400 Arm Server Chip" eWeek 2:55 PM
  • "Qualcomm Centriq 2400 Server Chip Takes On Intel Xeon In Cloudflare Benchmark Gauntlet" HotHardware 4:41 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple 10-K Confirms The New Super Cycle" Seeking Alpha 11:59 AM
  • "Apple is $100 Billion Away From Becoming World's Only Trillion Dollar Company" MacRumors 11:56 AM
Industry News
  • "Disney Shares Reverse After-Hour Losses on News of New 'Star Wars' Trilogy: Plans for a fourth 'Star Wars' trilogy more than easing investor concerns about its TV business." TheStreet 5:52 PM
  • "Equifax data breach hacks away at credit-monitoring firm's third-quarter profit" USA Today 5:52 PM
  • "How 1-year Trump rally stacks up against other presidents" Associated Press 5:53 PM
  • "Midday Update: Wall Street Unhinged by Delay in Corp Tax Cut" MT Newswires 11:59 AM
  • "Stocks Drop on Concerns Over GOP Tax Overhaul: Major indexes pared declines in the second half of the trading day, after the Dow industrials had fallen as many as 253 points" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:54 PM
  • "Nikkei tops 23,000 for first time since 1992, pulls back at close" MarketWatch 8:31 AM
  • "Halfords profit hit by weaker pound" MarketWatch 8:33 AM

 
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