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Apple Card doesn't do well with leather wallets, denim, etc. Should Apple have thought this out a bit more?

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Apple Card doesn't do well with leather wallets, denim, etc. Should Apple have thought this out a bit more? Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

Thursday Highlights: Bloomberg scoop reveals 2019 pipeline of products including new iPads, larger MacBook Pro, and "camera-focused Pro iPhones"; Mike Murphy at Quartz wonders if 2019 will bring something new from Apple, or "another cycle of breathless coverage of likely decent updates to long-established products?"; former engineer at Apple wins court case against Apple for leaving him off inventor list for products like Find My iPhone, Passbook; iPhones, Galaxy models found to emit more radiation than previously thought according to new study; Wired on the deadly problem of swatting, offers solution; 2019 iPhones to have better shatter resistance, among improvements; will iPhone 11 finally be bundled with fast charger?; so we usually keep credit cards in leather wallets, pockets, purses...but these could damage your Apple Card.

Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple Readies Camera-Focused Pro iPhones, New iPads, Larger MacBook Pro: The iPhone maker is weeks away from revamping its most important products."  Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:18 AM
  • "Apple reportedly launching new iPhone Pro and iPads with better cameras, 16-inch MacBook Pro and new AirPods" TechCrunch 7:18 AM
  • "When is Apple going to release something more than a slightly nicer iPhone?"  Quartz 7:28 AM
  • "Apple's New TV Strategy Might Just Work"  MacStories 10:58 AM
  • "Cali court backs ex-Apple engineer who says he invented Find My iPhone and Passbook: Computing giant labeled 'ungenerous' for fighting lawsuit" The Register 9:19 AM
  • "Court backs ex-Apple engineer who says he was left off inventors' list" Cult of Mac 9:21 AM
OS X
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "How to Delete an APFS Volume from Mac" OS X Daily 2:23 PM
  • "How to download and add Apple Loops to songs in GarageBand" iDownload Blog 7:33 AM
  • "How to restore items for an external drive that's backed up using Time Machine" Macworld 7:29 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Some Thoughts on The App Formerly Known as iTunes and macOS Catalina" Kirkville 7:35 AM
Press Releases
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Smartphones may be leaking more radiation than we think: An investigation by the Chicago Tribune suggests iPhones and Galaxy models may exceed radio frequency radiation safety limits."  CNET 7:13 AM
  • "iPhone 7 radiation safety tests find device over legal limit" 9to5Mac 7:29 AM
  • "Law Firm Capitalizes on Reports Apple's iPhones Exceeded Radiofrequency Radiation Safety Levels in Some Tests"  MacRumors 12:44 PM
  • "Law firm says radiofrequency radiation level report could be 'Chernobyl of the cell phone industry'" iDownload Blog 1:09 PM
  • "Some Apple employees are reportedly frustrated with the health team's direction and want to tackle bigger challenges within the healthcare system" Business Insider 3:03 PM
  • "It looks like Apple is ready to enter the 5G arms race, which is great news if you run a business from an iPhone" Business Insider 7:29 AM
  • "France: Tech giants like Google do not contribute to funding the common good" ["The law will affect US-based global giants like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, among others."] The Local 10:57 AM
  • "France sticks to its unilateral 'Google tax' — even though Trump is pissed" ["The French law — nicknamed the 'Google tax' as it will affect companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon the most — aims to prevent the taxation gap which has allowed global players to pay next to nothing in European countries where they make huge profits."] The Next Web 10:58 AM
  • "Tim Cook has President Trump on speed dial" Cult of Mac 9:37 AM
  • "Apple, Google, and Mozilla are blocking the Kazakhstan government's wild attempts at spying on people" Business Insider 7:30 AM
  • "Apple discontinuing Jony Ive's pricey design book marks end of an era" Cult of Mac 7:17 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "FCC approves $4.9B in funding for rural broadband improvements" TechCrunch 4:06 PM
  • "Google proposes new privacy and anti-fingerprinting controls for the web" TechCrunch 8:07 AM
  • "Android's iconic dessert names are going away, starting with Android 10" Android Police 8:07 AM
  • "Here's why Google is dropping dessert names w/ 'Android 10'" 9to5Google 8:07 AM
  • "Swatting Is a Deadly Problem—Here's the Solution" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:17 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "5G and T-Mobile, iPhone Rumor Roundup – TMO Daily Observations 2019-08-22" The Mac Observer 1:34 PM
  • "Stacktrace Podcast 050: 'Rambo walks into an Apple Store'" 9to5Mac 12:41 PM
  • "9to5Mac Daily: August 22, 2019 – New iPads, iPhone 11, cheaper HomePod, more" 9to5Mac 11:17 AM
  • "252: Not with That Credit Limit" The Rebound 10:59 AM
  • "GCSEs: StudyTube revision videos got me through exams" BBC 7:46 AM
  • "Apple Card, Apple Arcade, your hot takes, and more: Macworld Podcast episode 664" Macworld 7:29 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "2019 iPhones Said to Have Improved Shatter Resistance, Multi-Angle Face ID That Works Flat on Tables"  MacRumors 7:16 AM
  • "Rumored iPhone 11 might have new 'shatter-resistance' tech: Apple is expected to introduce three new iPhone models this fall." CNET 11:17 AM
  • "Report: Apple will unveil overhauled MacBook Pro, 'Pro' iPhones this fall/The iPad Pro, iPad, HomePod, AirPods, and Apple Watch will also see updates soon." Ars Technica 1:39 PM
  • "Apple Watch Series 5 changes will be 'more muted,' focus on new case finishes" iDownload Blog 9:20 AM
  • "This leaked photo might be our first look at the Apple Watch 5" BGR 9:45 AM
  • "Apple might finally bundle a fast charger with the iPhone 11" The Next Web 7:28 AM
  • "New iPad Pro and 10.2-inch iPad Just Leaked: What to Expect" LAPTOP Magazine 9:20 AM
  • "Apple might be about to kill the 9.7-inch iPad screen size that it's offered for nearly a decade" Business Insider 12:41 PM
  • "iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 Beta 8: What's New" iPhone Hacks 7:05 AM
  • "Apple refining methods to reset & calibrate future iPhone toxic gas sensors" AppleInsider 7:19 AM
  • "Apple advances a Mixed Reality Headset with Hand, Body, Positional and Environmental Tracking Technologies" Patently Apple 8:03 AM
  • "Apple files for yet another patent for a head-mounted display (the 'Apple Glasses')" Apple World Today 8:02 AM
  • "Apple files Patents for Future iPhones with Gas Sensors & 5G Millimeter Wave Antennas for Apple Watch" Patently Apple 12:41 PM

Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "A Look At The New Apple Credit Card" MacMost 1:34 PM
  • "Zagg Folio keyboard case for iPad mini 5 review: Like a book-sized MacBook" Macworld 7:29 AM
  • "Mophie Powerstation XXL review: This is the portable battery you're looking for" PCWorld 7:17 AM
  • "A review of two earphones (one's great, the other's not bad)" Apple World Today 7:20 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to scan QR codes and documents on your iPad using the Camera and Notes apps" Business Insider 12:54 PM
  • "How to keep your iPhone screen on for a longer time, or set it to 'never' turn off" Business Insider 10:57 AM
  • "How to mock your Apple Card" Dr. Drang 9:20 AM
Tips
  • "Apple warns its credit card doesn't like leather or denim or other cards: White titanium card is afraid of most things people use to carry ID and coinage, like wallets and pockets." ZDNet 7:19 AM
  • "Apple Card can be damaged by wallets and jeans" BBC 7:17 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Can Apple Arcade recreate the magic of iOS gaming on the Mac?"  Digital Trends 2:51 PM
  • "Apple Support: 'How to Clean Your Apple Card'" Daring Fireball 12:44 PM
  • "Apple Card Launches, Survey Says?" Tech.pinions [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:16 AM
  • "A credit card never needed cleaning instructions... then Apple came along: Yes, Apple went and published care instructions for its new credit card."  ZDNet 10:59 AM
  • "iOS 13 and macOS Catalina: Enterprise Preview" iMore 10:58 AM
  • "MicrophoneGate: The world's biggest tech companies were caught sending sensitive audio from customers to human contractors. Here's where they stand now." Business Insider 10:57 AM
  • "Comment: Apple seemingly trying hard to justify rumored iPhone 11 Pro name" 9to5Mac 9:19 AM
  • "Come on Apple, make it easier to browse artists in the Music app: Don't tell me this isn't important — you're not my Dad"  The Next Web 7:43 AM
  • "iPhone 11: 8 features I want real bad/Commentary: No notch is one of them." CNET 7:13 AM
  • "3 reasons Apple's iPhone 11 will exceed (muted) expectations" Computerworld 7:06 AM
Non-Apple
  • "We Tore Down the Galaxy Note10+ 5G and Found All Its Little Surprises" iFixit 9:20 AM
  • "Building a more private web" Google 9:20 AM
  • "I've been testing the Galaxy Note 10's camera for almost a week, and it's clear that Samsung is trying way too hard to make photos look good" Business Insider 7:30 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "The tragic tale of the richest man in the cemetery." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 7:02 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Curvy wood makes for stunning iPad stand" Cult of Mac 4:07 PM
  • "'One Punch Man: Road To Hero' Arrives on iOS a Few Weeks Early, Android Version Coming Soon" Touch Arcade 1:51 PM
  • "Microsoft's first Gears of War game lands on iOS" Cult of Mac 11:22 AM
  • "Native Union brings USB-C to Lightning option to its Key Cable" 9to5Mac 11:22 AM
  • "Bose's new Portable Home Speaker offers Google Assistant, Alexa, and AirPlay 2" The Verge 9:19 AM
  • "Kanex Announces Colorful Line of In-Ear Wireless Headphones" Business Wire 7:46 AM
  • "The $12 Billion Wireless Speakers Market is Driven by Increasing Preference Towards Portable Speakers: A Report by TBRC" PRNewswire 7:44 AM
  • "N26 now fully available nationwide to US consumers: - N26 moves to full public launch after successfully completing its beta program; banking app now available in Apple App Store and Google Play" PRNewswire 7:44 AM
  • "Spotify Offering Three Months of Premium for Free, Matching Apple Music" The Mac Observer 7:30 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Google, Intel and Microsoft form data protection consortium: They want to keep data safe even while you're using it." Engadget 7:30 AM
  • "Shhh! Microsoft, Intel, Google and more sign up to the Confidential Computing Consortium: You can make your own joke about foxes and hen houses..." The Register 7:48 AM
  • "Google, Intel and Microsoft join forces to create truly private data frameworks: No forked tongues here, guv" The Inquirer 7:48 AM
  • "Microsoft and others join the Linux Foundation's Confidential Computing Consortium" BetaNews 7:48 AM
  • "Google, Intel, and Microsoft partner to improve cloud security" The Next Web 7:48 AM
  • "Tech giants partner for Confidential Computing Consortium" bit-tech 7:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Edge Insider Gets Support for Work and School Accounts" Thurrott 7:34 AM
  • "Microsoft The Latest To Be Criticized For Using Humans To Listen To User Audio" Benzinga 1:40 PM
  • "No more buggy Windows 10 updates? Microsoft makes it easier to flag early flaws: Microsoft releases new builds of Windows 10 and Chromium-based Edge." ZDNet 7:56 AM
  • "Microsoft is moving Lynda.com users to LinkedIn Learning and not everyone's happy about it: As students and faculty return to school, many are discovering Lynda.com content is now only offered via LinkedIn Learning." ZDNet 9:59 AM
  • "What can Intel do to improve its processor situation?" bit-tech 7:50 AM
  • "Intel Comet Lake vs. Ice Lake: Comet Lake or Ice Lake? Which will be your next Intel CPU upgrade?" Digital Trends 2:51 PM
  • "Intel's new chips just fixed the worst thing about ultrathin laptops" BGR 7:35 AM
  • "MSI swiftly launches 10th gen Intel Core creator laptops" Hexus 7:49 AM
  • "AMD CEO confirms CrossFire 'isn't a significant focus'" bit-tech 7:45 AM
  • "Losing Lisa Su Would Be a Terrible for AMD (and AMD Stock) — But a Big Win for IBM" InvestorPlace 2:23 PM
  • "Dell is shoving Comet Lake chips into its XPS 13 and Inspiron laptops: Comet Lake is making a splash already" The Inquirer 7:29 AM
  • "Dell expands Vostro, XPS, Inspiron portfolio ahead of IFA 2019" Times Now 7:43 AM
  • "Dell Announces Alienware Aurora R9: An Ultimate mATX Gaming PC" AnandTech 12:41 PM
  • "HP Names Enrique Lores to Succeed Dion Weisler as CEO; Shares Fall: Lores, a 30-year veteran of HP, since 2015 has headed up the imaging, printing and solutions business since 2015." TheStreet 3:48 PM
  • "HP CEO Dion Weisler Is Stepping Down. Company Veteran Is Tapped as Successor." Barron's [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3:49 PM
  • "HP Inc. announces new CEO, shares fall 5%" MarketWatch 3:48 PM
  • "HP names Lores CEO, reports solid Q3: HP said Enrique Lores, head of its printing unit, will take over as CEO for Dion Weisler. Separately, HP's third quarter earnings were better than expected." ZDNet 4:06 PM
  • "HP CEO Dion Weisler to step down in November" Reuters 4:06 PM
  • "HP adds AMD Ryzen processor options to Pavilion Gaming Desktop, Gaming 15 Laptop PCs: The Pavilion Gaming 15 is HP's first gaming notebook to feature an AMD processor, while the Pavilion Gaming Desktop gets a fresh chassis design that saves space while making user upgrades easier." ZDNet 7:29 AM
  • "Oracle is suing Larry Ellison and Safra Catz over the $9 billion NetSuite deal, thanks to letter written by three Oracle board members" [BI Prime] Business Insider 2:24 PM
  • "Oracle directors give blessing to shareholder lawsuit against Larry Ellison and Safra Catz" TechCrunch 4:07 PM
  • "Cisco warns about public exploit code for critical flaws in its 220 Series smart switches" Help Net Security 8:13 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Industry News
  • "U.S. stocks retreat after yield curve inverts again, Fed officials take hawkish tone in Jackson Hole: U.S. IHS Markit PMI showed manufacturing sector shrinking for first time in a decade" MarketWatch 12:00 PM
  • "Dow Turns Positive After Yield Curve Returns to Normal: and then normalized ahead of Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's scheduled address Friday at the annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium." TheStreet 12:00 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Waver on Disappointing Manufacturing Data: Annual central bank conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo., set to begin" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 12:01 PM
  • "Asian markets mixed; Hong Kong rattled by continued protests: Nikkei ticks down as PMI shows contraction for fourth month" MarketWatch 8:02 AM
  • "British stocks slide as Johnson continues European tour" MarketWatch 8:02 AM

 
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