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  • "After First Weekend of Sales, iPhone 8 Shows Slower Adoption Than Previous Models"  Localytics 7:09 AM
  • "iPhone 8 off to a slow start: First weekend adoption statistics for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus suggest that adoption is slower than earlier iPhones going back to the iPhone 5 launched in 2013." ZDNet 8:19 AM
  • "Why Tim Cook is 'thrilled' Apple just made smartphones boring/Death needs time for what it kills to grow in: Why a lackluster iPhone 8 response means Apple's X appeal is stronger than ever"  Computerworld 8:48 AM
  • "iPhone X component suppliers told to slow down delivery, say sources"  DigiTimes 7:13 AM
  • "Apple iPhone X Preorder Demand May Surpass 40-50M Units - KGI" StreetInsider 8:49 AM
  • "How Apple Should Fix Apple TV: This all seems so obvious, and yet..."  500ish Words 8:19 AM
  • "The case for Apple to finally just make a TV"  The Verge 9:27 AM
  • "This is How Apple Plans to Stay on Top in China" Fortune 7:11 AM
  • "Apple is releasing its new High Sierra operating system for Mac on Monday" Business Insider 7:11 AM
  • "High Sierra validates Mac firmware weekly, alerts users to possible security issues" AppleInsider 8:50 AM
  • "The New macOS High Sierra Is Launched Today - Should You Upgrade?" 6:48 AM
  • "Using HEVC Video in macOS High Sierra" MacMost 8:40 AM
Press Releases
  • "HoudahSpot 4.0 is a convenient desktop search tool for macOS" Apple World Today 8:03 AM
  • "Cocktail 11.0 (High Sierra Edition) has been released" Maintain 8:02 AM
  • "Just Press Record 3.0 - The best Audio Recorder just got better" prMac 7:08 AM
  • "Announcing SoftRAID version 5.6" SoftRAID 6:48 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Interbrand Releases 2017 Best Global Brands Report: Apple and Google hold the top two spots, while Ferrari, Netflix and enter the list" Interbrand 8:16 AM
  • "Apple Named World's Most Valuable Brand at $184 Billion" 24/7 Wall St. 8:17 AM
  • "Ikea teases Apple about iPhone 8 wireless charging" CNET 7:12 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: iPod nano gets colorful aluminum upgrade" Cult of Mac 8:14 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Facebook knew about Russian meddling well before the US election" Engadget 8:36 AM
  • "iPhone users complain iOS 11 slows down their apps" The Next Web 8:18 AM
  • "Several iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Owners Report Hearing 'Static Noise' in Earpiece During Calls" MacRumors 8:20 AM
  • "iOS 11 is causing massive battery drain problems" BetaNews 8:20 AM
  • "Apple likely to ditch 5.28-inch OLED iPhone next year"  The Investor 8:35 AM
  • "Curious report says Apple asked suppliers to slow down iPhone X production" BGR 8:18 AM
  • "iPhone 8 reportedly supports Enhanced Voice Services, the next generation of HD voice" 9to5Mac 8:21 AM
  • "iPhone 8: Apple has CPU cycles to burn" The Register 7:11 AM
  • "Rebooting iPhone 8 is ridiculously complicated" Cult of Mac 8:18 AM
  • "iPhone 8 Glass Back Replacements Are Very Expensive: The glass back doesn't qualify as a $29 screen replacement, and out of warranty Apple charges at least $349." PC Magazine 8:20 AM
  • "Drop test confirms Apple totally lied about the glass back on the iPhone 8" BGR 8:34 AM
  • "As expected, the iPhone 8 breaks if you drop it (but it's better than the Samsung Note 8)" ZDNet 8:19 AM
  • "Apple Watch Series 3 LTE Model In Demand But Also Under Fire" Forbes 7:10 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:12 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:12 AM
  • "12" MacBook Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:12 AM

  • "Apple Watch Series 3: a Personal Experience" Tech.pinions 8:21 AM
  • "Apple's AirPods are hopelessly basic and I can't get enough of them" Mashable 8:13 AM
  • "Google and Levi's tech-enabled Jacquard jacket feels like the future" Mashable 8:13 AM
  • "Focal Listen Wireless review: They deliver outstanding Bluetooth wireless range and hands-free performance, but you'll want to plug them in to get the best sound." TechHive 8:20 AM
  • "WaterField Designs Air Porter review: The bag for business travelers" ZDNet 8:42 AM
  • "Verbatim USB-C Pocket Card Reader review" Macworld 7:10 AM
  • "Apple is counting on this star exec to reboot its sales in China" Boston Herald 7:10 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "How Well Does The watchOS 4 Apple Watch Flashlight Work?" Forbes 8:49 AM
  • "ARKit goes to the ballpark with MLB At Bat" Six Colors 8:19 AM
  • "Weather Atlas provides useful information in a beautiful way" iDownload Blog 8:17 AM
  • "Apple Watch Series 3 Teardown" iFixit 6:48 AM
  • "How to re-enable manual HDR camera mode on iPhone 8" iDownload Blog 8:35 AM
  • "How to Force Restart or Hard Reset Your New iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus" MacTrast 8:19 AM
  • "How to customize 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' response on iPhone" iDownload Blog 8:17 AM
  • "How To Share WiFi Password In iOS 11 Between Devices" AddictiveTips 8:14 AM
  • "The X factor: Apple's weird relationship with product numbers and names/What do Apple and Microsoft have against the number nine? We take a look at Apple's odd naming conventions and postulate future possibilities for the iPhone X."  ZDNet 8:41 AM
  • "iPhone Demand and Apple Guidance"  Tech.pinions [Subscription Required for Full Article] 8:36 AM
  • "Apple's iOS 11 AR Not Ready For Prime Time" Forbes 8:21 AM
  • "How the Google Home is better than the Amazon Echo (Top 5) - Video" CNET 7:14 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Thinfilm Launches NFC Scanner App for iPhones as Apple Extends NFC Functionality Beyond Payments with Release of iOS 11" Business Wire 9:04 AM
  • "BMO Harris Debuts Small Business Masterpass™, Apple Pay™, Android Pay™ and Samsung Pay™" PRNewswire 9:04 AM
  • "Lowe's Gives Visualization A Makeover With Two New Augmented Reality Apps: New Measured and Envisioned apps leverage Apple's augmented reality framework, ARKit, to transform smartphones into simple, powerful, measurement and design aides" PRNewswire 9:04 AM
  • "Super Mario Run for iOS to Receive New Enemies, New Mode, and Temporary Price Cut" MacTrast 8:19 AM
  • "Super Mario Run is getting a temporary price cut and lots of new content on September 29th" iDownload Blog 8:17 AM
  • "In & Out Online Radio 1.0 for iOS - Highly Customizable Streaming Player" prMac 7:08 AM
  • "QuickerTek announces External Battery for USB Type-C 2015-2017 MacBook" prMac 7:08 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft makes play for next wave of computing with quantum toolkit" Ars Technica UK 9:07 AM
  • "Ignite 2017: Microsoft goes big on Quantum Computing" OnMSFT 9:07 AM
  • "Ignite 2017: Microsoft want to own the hybrid cloud with Azure Stack" OnMSFT 9:06 AM
  • "Microsoft Will Again Tout Azure and Apps in Battle With Amazon and Google" Fortune 9:06 AM
  • "Microsoft's 4 step plan to remove barriers to cloud includes AI investment, hybrid strategy" TechRepublic 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft makes a bunch of Azure updates as it keeps chasing Amazon's cloud" CNBC 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft looks to the cloud to expand its security offerings" TechCrunch 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft 365 expands with new plans for schools and frontline workers" TechCrunch 9:05 AM
  • "Microsoft is going all in on Teams and plans to phase out Skype for Business" TechCrunch 9:05 AM
  • "Commercial Windows 10 S devices on the way from HP, Lenovo, and Fujitsu" Windows Central 9:04 AM
  • "IBM z14 Mainframe CPUs to Use 14nm FinFET SOI Design" ExtremeTech 8:57 AM
  • "Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet (2017) review: Competition pushes this competent tablet down" PCWorld 8:12 AM
  • "Lenovo and HP will support Windows AutoPilot next year" Neowin 8:56 AM
  • "Want innovation? Upgrade your PC, not your phone, says HP" CNET 8:55 AM
  • "HP's Ad Firms Meet Demand to Hire More Women, Fall Short on Minorities" [Paid Membership Required] 8:54 AM
  • "HPE intros new infrastructure products for SMBs" ZDNet 7:33 AM
  • "HP looks to be giving up on Windows 10 Mobile, too: sales of Elite X3 reportedly to end in November" OnMSFT 8:55 AM
  • "HP to end sales of the Elite x3 with Windows 10 Mobile later this year" Windows Central 8:54 AM
  • "Report: HP Elite x3 to be end-of-lifed soon" MSPoweruser 8:54 AM
  • "Dell EMC joins Ingram Micro to unveil Hardware-as-a-Service model in India" Financial Express 8:51 AM
  • "Product of the day: Dell launches laptops with eighth-generation chips" Gulf News 8:51 AM
  • "Dell and Medion launch notebooks with new Intel Core i processors" The Star: Malaysia 8:51 AM
  • "Intel Lifts The Wraps On New Eighth-Gen Core Desktop Chips, 'Laser Focused' On Enthusiast Performance" CRN 8:50 AM
  • "How Intel Plans to Radically Change High-Speed Wireless Internet" Time 8:49 AM
  • "Intel 8th-gen Core for Desktops Unveiled: What Gamers Need to Know" Tom's Guide 8:49 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-7960X Review: Skylake-X At 16 Cores" Tom's Hardware 8:49 AM
  • "Intel's new 8th-generation Core processors include its best gaming CPU ever" TechRadar UK 8:48 AM
  • "Intel brings the cores with 8th gen Coffee Lake processors" CNET 8:48 AM
  • "Take a sneak peek at our Core i9-7960X and Core i9-7980XE results" The Tech Report 8:48 AM
  • "Intel 8th Generation Coffee Lake Desktop Processors Official Prices, Specifications and Performance Detailed – Core i7-8700K Priced at $359 US, Core i5-8600K at $257 US" WCCFTech 8:48 AM
  • "Intel's 8th-gen desktop CPUs boost gaming and streaming speeds" Engadget 8:26 AM
  • "Intel Core i9 review: The fastest consumer CPU prepares for Ryzen war" PCWorld 8:13 AM
  • "Intel Announces 8th Gen Desktop CPUs: Lower Prices Bad News For AMD?" Forbes 8:38 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-7980XE And Core i9-7960X Review: Intel Attacks AMD Threadripper" HotHardware 8:38 AM
  • "Intel warms up Coffee Lake with eighth-gen desktop Core details" The Tech Report 8:47 AM
  • "Intel Coffee Lake Coming October 5, Here Are The Details" Tom's Hardware 8:46 AM
  • "AMD Changes the CrossFire Brand to mGPU" Softpedia 8:38 AM
  • "AMD Ends Crossfire For More Than 2 GPUs – Now Calls It mGPU" Guru3D 8:37 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-7980XE Review: The AMD Threadripper Killer Has Arrived" Forbes 8:37 AM
  • "Oracle Stock Might Just Collapse" TheStreet 8:34 AM
  • "Oracle unveils new programmes that transform how customers buy and consume Cloud" Daily Mirror 8:33 AM
  • "ETSI allies with Cisco and Microsoft to develop fog computing" Mobile Europe 8:29 AM
  • "Cisco completes acquisition of Springpath" Converge! 8:28 AM
  • "Cisco completes acquisition of Springpath" Converge! 8:28 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "After a bracing drop, Apple could now be an epic buy" CNBC 9:27 AM
  • "iPhone Disappointment Hammers Suppliers" Bloomberg 9:04 AM
  • "Apple set to weigh on Wall St.; Fed speakers in focus" Reuters 8:35 AM
Industry News
  • "U.S. stocks set to struggle, as investors look for guidance from Fed speakers: Dollar strengthening across the board" MarketWatch 8:53 AM
  • "Geopolitical Worries and Apple Concerns Weigh on Wall Street: Stocks are lower. Here's where stocks are trading at the market open on Monday." TheStreet 8:53 AM
  • "Wall Street opens lower as Apple weighs" Reuters 8:52 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Slip After Rally: Major indexes have stuck to a narrow range in recent sessions" [Paid Membership Required] 8:52 AM
  • "Asian stocks slide after China takes steps to cool real estate market: Apple suppliers fall in Taiwan; New Zealand stocks rise after election" MarketWatch 8:52 AM
  • "European stocks chip out small gain on concerns over German election: DAX takes a small step higher, euro falls as result signals potential turbulence ahead" MarketWatch 8:52 AM

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