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Tuesday Highlights: Samsung takes another punch to the jaw as LG Display said to develop OLEDs for iPhone 8; Credit Suisse predicts Apple services revenue will double by 2020; interesting metaphor of "'pent up' pig in python" used by UBS to describe iPhone 8 sales predictions; is voice the future?; Adobe faux pas spills beans on Nimbus Mac, Windows apps; more reports on Mac malware, of which MacRumors feels is "old and possibly abandoned"; Glenn Fleishman reviews Google's new Backup and Sync on Mac; CIRP data reveals iPhone 7 and 7 Plus grab larger share of quarterly sales, at expense of Android user who are making the switch; Roomba hopes to sell your house maps from iRobot vacs to Apple, Google, Amazon?

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "LG Display to take on Samsung as it lifts OLED investment" ["Apple Inc, one of LG Display's key clients, is widely tipped to adopt OLED displays for the iPhone 8 expected in the second half of 2017."] Reuters 7:52 AM
  • "LG and Apple plan to derail Samsung OLED expansion plans"  PC Retail 7:56 AM
  • "Apple to Double Services Revenue by 2020, Credit Suisse Says"  TheStreet 7:38 AM
  • "UBS sees pent-up 'pig in python' iPhone 8 sales scenario" CNBC 8:12 AM
  • "Siri, Cortana, Alexa and Google Assistant are just the beginning: Voice is the future"  ZDNet 7:53 AM
  • "Has Apple lost its mojo and what does that mean for advertisers?"  The Drum 7:55 AM
OS X
News
  • "Adobe accidentally leaks Nimbus Mac & Windows apps, offering 'Lightroom in the cloud'" 9to5Mac 7:20 AM
  • "Newly Discovered Mac Malware Secretly Tracking Users" LAPTOP Magazine 7:36 AM
  • "Mac malware discovered in the wild allows webcam photos, screenshots, key-logging" 9to5Mac 7:21 AM
  • "Malware Discovered That Can Control a Mac's Webcam and Keyboard, But It's Old and Possibly Abandoned" MacRumors 9:48 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Google Backup and Sync review: Works best for those already tied into Google's ecosystem" Macworld 7:46 AM
  • "How to better control the size of video exports on your Mac" Macworld 7:47 AM
  • "How to reinstall App Store apps on Macs and iOS devices: Mac and iOS users needing to install previously purchased Apple App Store programs just need to know where to look. Here's how to reload such apps on new and reformatted Macs, iPhones, and iPads." TechRepublic 7:38 AM
  • "Merging Cells in Numbers" MacMost 9:40 AM
Op/Ed
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "‎iPhone 7, 7 Plus Captures Greater Share of Quarterly Sales" [2-page PDF] CIRP 7:12 AM
  • "CIRP: 1/5 U.S. iPhone Buyers Abandoned Android" Apple Must 7:11 AM
  • "CIRP: Android to iPhone switching is on the rise" Apple 3.0 9:31 AM
  • "Most parents believe phones and iPads help the development of young children: Three-quarters of parents believe gadgets are helping problem-solving and motor skills." International Business Times 7:52 AM
  • "Foxconn Could Be Building Factory In Wisconsin" RTTNews 7:54 AM
  • "Will Apple map your home with iRobot's Roomba?"  Computerworld 9:18 AM
  • "Robot vacuum company mulls selling maps of homes" BBC 9:31 AM
  • "Roomba maker wants to flog maps of users' homes with Apple, Amazon and Google" The Inquirer 7:54 AM
  • "Quanta to see rising incomes from notebooks, servers and wearables in 2H17, says paper" DigiTimes 9:31 AM
  • "Quanta revenue projections support expectations of a Q3 launch for Apple Watch Series 3" 9to5Mac 9:32 AM
  • "Supplier Quanta projects strong revenue ahead of Apple Watch Series 3 launch in September" iDownload Blog 9:41 AM
  • "The Rock's Apple Ad Gives Great Siri Tips (and Questionable Security Advice)" Fortune 7:38 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Google Warns Ransomware Boom Scored Crooks $2 Million A Month" Forbes 9:31 AM
  • "Google Assistant is already available on over 100 million devices" 9to5Google 8:31 AM
  • "Google launches SOS Alerts in Search and Maps to help out in a crisis" BetaNews 7:29 AM
  • "Q&A Why are you implanting microchips into your employees' hands?" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:24 AM
  • "Exclusive: Flipboard is crushing it on mobile" Axios 7:24 AM
  • "Facebook is ready to make money on messaging" Axios 7:24 AM
  • "Firefox doesn't need to be No 1 – and that's OK, 'cos it's falling off a cliff" The Register 7:05 AM
  • "Snopes.com asks for bailout amid dispute over who runs the site and collects ad dollars: Google and Facebook both have fact-check site on their fake-news-fighting teams" The Register 7:05 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "The fate of Apple's Touch ID | Tech Talk Ep 1" Computerworld 7:52 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Touch ID problems in Apple's 'iPhone 8' predicted to limit launch shipments, won't affect China sales" AppleInsider 8:26 AM
  • "Apple is bringing a feature to the iPhone that will stop it connecting to poor quality WiFi connections" Business Insider 7:19 AM
  • "This may be the most useful feature of the iOS 11 update: It'll give you a stronger internet connection" TechRadar UK 7:55 AM
  • "LG Display Plans $13 Billion OLED Investment Over Next Three Years" MacRumors 7:51 AM
  • "LG Investing in These Super Bright Screens That Could Support Apple" TheStreet 7:51 AM
  • "Got MacBook Pro battery issues? Apple may give you a new laptop" TechRadar UK 7:52 AM
  • "Shortages force Apple to swap old MacBook Pros for new models" Cult of Mac 7:46 AM
  • "Apple Wins 34 Patents Today covering a Head Tracking UI, Indoor Location Services and a Reminder System for Drivers" Patently Apple 7:32 AM
  • "Apple is granted a patent for a 'motion tracking user interface" Apple World Today 7:47 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "iMac Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 8:00 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 8:00 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 8:00 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Acer Predator XB252Q High Speed 240Hz G-Sync Gaming Monitor Review" HotHardware 11:20 AM
  • "Do Roku and Apple TV really speak film geek? We put voice search to the test for answers" Mashable 7:46 AM
  • "Bose Soundlink Revolve+ review: An all-around excellent indoor/outdoor Bluetooth speaker/Audiophiles might blanch at the presence of a single full-range transducer, but we have no complaints about its performance." TechHive 7:46 AM
  • "VTech VM981 Safe & Sound Expandable HD Video Baby Monitor review: Not quite ready for the nursery" TechHive 7:47 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iOS 11 review: Major refinements shine, especially on iPad" Cult of Mac 10:59 AM
  • "Apple Rolls Out iOS 11 Beta 4: Revamped Icons, Updated Notification Center, And Everything New" Tech Times 7:52 AM
  • "iOS 11 beta 4 changes in action" Cult of Mac 7:37 AM
  • "What's new in iOS 11 beta 4? Hands-on with 20+ features and changes [Video] 9to5Mac 7:29 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to View Webpages in Reader Mode in Safari on the iPhone" MacTrast 7:33 AM
Tips
  • "Check Now to See Which of Your Apps Won't Work on iOS 11" MakeUseOf 7:53 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Comment: This new HP AIO has the kind of design cues I'd like to see in the next Apple monitor" 9to5Mac 11:01 AM
  • "The iPhone 7 Headphone Jack Controversy and the Nothing Burger" The Tech Night Owl 8:23 AM
  • "MacBook vs. MacBook Pro: how to pick between Apple's two $1,299 laptops" The Verge 8:12 AM
  • "New iPhone 8 images all-but confirm final design ahead of release date" Express UK 7:53 AM
  • "8 isn't great: iPhone 8 doom and gloom" Macworld 7:46 AM
  • "Apple said to be developing its own OLED technology in order to reduce reliance on Samsung" The Loop 7:36 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Social Media's Dark Side: How Connectivity Uprooted Our Self-Worth" Big Think 7:51 AM
  • "The Value of Limits" ["Accepting and publicly acknowledging that certain technologies can't do some things isn't a form of weakness—it's a form of strength. In fact, it creates a more realistic scenario for them to succeed."] Tech.pinions 7:36 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "'Moggles' Is a New Foldable Mobile VR Headset That Promises to Be Truly Portable" Touch Arcade 11:01 AM
  • "OWC/Newertech Back To School Techie Products 2017: OWC Back To School Savings" Thomas PR 10:53 AM
  • "'Coco Crab' Is an Upcoming Crustacean-Powered Spin on 'Pang'" Touch Arcade 9:32 AM
  • "NOWO Delivers Live TV and Movies Securely using PRESTOplay and DRMtoday" PRNewswire 9:28 AM
  • "Seven Cities, One Phone: OtterBox Sends an iPhone Around the World" PRNewswire 9:28 AM
  • "Kanex's GoPlay Sidekick Brings Console-Style Gaming to iPhone, iPad and Apple TV" PRNewswire 9:27 AM
  • "Poll: Which approach should Apple take to the status bar in the iPhone 8?" 9to5Mac 8:11 AM
  • "Carrier billing for Apple services spreads to Denmark, Hong Kong, Sweden" NFC World 7:53 AM
  • "BBC evaluating iOS ARkit for mobile apps" Alex4D 7:37 AM
  • "Firefox 8.0 for iOS adds Night Mode, QR Code Reader and improved user experience" BetaNews 7:29 AM
  • "Bounce's Brown Sugar streaming service arrives on Apple TV" Engadget 7:23 AM
  • "Apple TV universal search gets support for Discovery Communications channels, Sundance, Filmstruck, more" AppleInsider 7:21 AM
  • "This case is a printer that turns your iPhone into a Polaroid camera" Business Insider 7:19 AM
  • "solidThinking Brings Generative Design to the Cloud" Architosh 7:14 AM
Computer Industry
  • "The Rise of AI Is Forcing Google and Microsoft to Become Chipmakers" Wired 8:12 AM
  • "Microsoft's Arrow Launcher (Beta) gets redesigned cards, and more in latest update" Neowin 7:20 AM
  • "Why Paint, PowerShell 2.0 Are On Their Way Out of Windows 10 Update" eWeek 8:17 AM
  • "Microsoft's Next HoloLens Will Contain an AI Coprocessor" ExtremeTech 8:19 AM
  • "World's first quantum computer: Microsoft teams up with University of Sydney, promises 'major achievements' before year end" International Business Times 8:20 AM
  • "Sweden leaked citizens' data to IBM in outsourcing deal" IT PRO 8:18 AM
  • "IBM launches IoT security testing service" CIO Dive 8:18 AM
  • "IBM patent uses printed circuit boards to protect cryptographic codes" ZDNet 7:27 AM
  • "Exertis announce distribution agreement with Intel" mobile news 8:31 AM
  • "Exertis signs distribution deal with Intel" PC Retail 8:32 AM
  • "Intel and AMD Just Delivered Two Great Reasons to Upgrade Your Data Center" DABCC 8:30 AM
  • "HP revamps Pavilion All-in-One PC with gorgeous micro-edge display: The new line has a sleek 'architecturally inspired' redesign" The Verge 8:35 AM
  • "HP's Pavilion 27 is one of the first PCs with Intel Optane Memory: Optane Memory will make this PC's SATA drive seem much faster." PCWorld 8:31 AM
  • "HP hopes its new all-in-one PCs are style icons: The latest Pavilion All-in-Ones are posher and more powerful." Engadget 8:36 AM
  • "HP cuts price of Elite x3 Windows 10 Mobile flagship and Desk Dock by 18% in UK, now £549" Neowin 8:36 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Here's why Amazon, Facebook and the gang are not going to take down this market" MarketWatch 7:38 AM
Industry News
  • "Stock Futures Solidly Higher but Alphabet's Earnings Cause Concern" TheStreet 8:05 AM
  • "Dow faces 'dangerous' summer as investors relax at the beach" USA Today 8:05 AM
  • "Barnes & Noble investor Sandell presses for bookseller's sale" FOXBusiness 8:05 AM
  • "US Stocks-Caterpillar, McDonald's to lift S&P, Dow at open" Nasdaq 8:06 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Set to Open Higher, Driven by Earnings: Rising metals prices support basic-resources sector" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:06 AM
  • "Aussie stocks lead a rebound for Asian markets as dollar steadies" MarketWatch 8:06 AM
  • "European stocks march higher as German businesses take 'euphoric' tone" MarketWatch 8:07 AM

 
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