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Weekend Highlights: Dan Moren reads the tea leaves from WWDC sees "shape of a few of Apple's plans to come"; Cult of Mac explores Apple's ability to trick "our brains into accepting high prices"; $1 trillion back in Apple's sights with trade deal according to analyst; Tim Cook met with President Trump this week discussing trade, immigration; Adobe shows prototype AI tool that can spot Photoshopped faces; CryptoKit presages iPhone as crypto wallet?; Counterpoint's examination of global true wireless hearables market finds Apple's growth level from last quarter; Apple Maps look-around smoother than Google's according to comparison; will USB-C finally come to iPhones this year?; Rene Ritchie has a go with iPad Pro running iPadOS; Dennis Sellers gets early look at Mutrics sunglasses/speaker combo; Dieter Bohns finally turns on iMessage.

  • "How Apple Built An iPhone Camera That Makes Everyone A Professional Photographer: How does Apple think about iPhone camera design? Obsessively."  BuzzFeed 11:15 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook: iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 are sold out in some places/Apple CEO Tim Cook continued his tradition on Friday of visiting an Apple Store on the day of a big product launch." CNBC 12:30 PM
  • "What If Apple's Supercycle Isn't So Super: Early concerns about Apple's iPhone 8 and cell-connected watch provide a rough start to what needs to be a big year" [Paid Membership Required] 7:43 AM
  • "Apple faces doubts over demand for iPhone 8: Launch of the new model on Friday could be its weakest in three years"  Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:35 AM
  • "Survey Suggests Higher Demand for iPhone 8 and X; but Brace for Short Lines"  Loup Ventures 7:07 AM
  • "This could be worst iPhone launch week ever for Apple's stock" MarketWatch 7:43 AM
  • "The iPhone 8 has landed" ["Apple's unusual strategy of releasing multiple new phones and staggering the launch dates might not hurt its bottom line, but it could damper launch day excitement for both."]  CNNMoney 7:34 AM
  • "Apple's Latest Products Get Rare Mixed-Bag Reviews: A string of new gadgets fail to wow reviewers. Maybe the iPhone X will do the trick."  Bloomberg 8:41 AM
  • "How Apple is taming the ad biz. Just don't expect Google or Zuck to follow"  The Register 7:27 AM
  • "Apple Is a Bigger Cloud Company Than You Think: Apple is rapidly becoming a cloud company, which is keeping margins high and the stock price up." InvestorPlace 8:44 AM
  • "Safari has more security vulnerabilities than all other major browsers combined"  BetaNews 11:20 AM
  • "Some Mac users are getting hit with ransomware — here's what to do" Mashable 9:58 AM
  • "How to change an Apple ID email address without access to that email address" Macworld 7:39 AM
  • "How to change the Calendar app to 24-hour clock time format on Mac" iDownload Blog 7:37 AM
  • "Thanks to Misuse, Apps Can't View MAC Addresses on iOS 11" The Mac Observer 1:32 PM
  • "A Beginner's Guide to Windows and Tabs" MacMost 9:39 AM
  • "Reliving that Snow Leopard Magic" MacStories 11:39 AM
Press Releases
  • "Terminal Tinkering: Say Hello to TMO's New Podcast for Tech Enthusiasts" The Mac Observer 4:10 PM
  • "AnyTrans Offers iOS Users Three Ways For Moving Data to iPhone 8/8 Plus" MacPrices 11:14 AM
  • "Easy Markdown 1.6 lets the user create web pages without coding on Mac" Tension Software 8:13 AM
  • "GraphicConverter 10.5 Adds New Features to Award-Winning Image Utility" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "ProjectWizards is a 'magical' macOS tool for planning complex projects" Apple World Today 7:07 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Singapore government to trial Apple Pay for public transport in 2018" AppleInsider 9:33 PM
  • "Video: This is How Apple Plans for iPhone Launch Days" Apple Must 2:33 PM
  • "Around the world, a muted launch for Apple's iPhone 8" Reuters 4:09 PM
  • "What Wall Street's Saying About Apple's New Products on Store Shelves" Bloomberg 8:42 AM
  • "Hardly anybody showed up at Apple's flagship store in London for the release of the iPhone 8" [Video] Business Insider 7:44 AM
  • "iPhone 8 is seeing some tiny launch day lines" The Verge 9:58 AM
  • "Where the iPhone 8 is cheapest and most expensive—in dollars, pounds, and yuan" Quartz 7:38 AM
  • "Apple Inc. Gets Serious About Other Products" InvestorPlace 8:09 AM
  • "The Curious, Complicated History of Queen Elizabeth's iPod" Vogue 2:36 PM
  • "iTunes finally offers 48-hour rentals in the US" TechCrunch 1:32 PM
  • "Apple extends iTunes movie rentals to 48 hours: You still have 30 days to start streaming them." Engadget 6:13 PM
  • "IKEA riffs on Apple slogans to promote furniture with built-in wireless charging" 9to5Mac 8:43 AM
  • "Apple touts 8 new iPhone 8 features in latest ad" 9to5Mac 2:40 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Apple GPU provider Imagination sells itself to private equity firm after losing contract: China-backed Canyon Bridge is scooping up the UK company for £550 million" The Verge 7:10 PM
  • "Trump and Kremlin think political Facebook ads are just a hoax" New York Post 9:42 AM
  • "T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger in October" The Verge 9:07 AM
  • "Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing deal terms - sources"  Reuters 7:25 AM
  • "Briefing -The Apple AirPods" MacVoices 3:37 PM
  • "Setting Up Your New iPhone and Apple Watch, Terminal Tinkering Debut -TMO Daily Observations 2017-09-22" The Mac Observer 12:26 PM
  • "AppStories, Episode 23 – The Apps Behind Federico's iOS 11 Review" MacStories 9:42 AM
  • "The reviews are in on iPhone 8 and Apple Watch 3, this week on The CultCastCult of Mac 8:11 AM
  • "AppleInsider podcast gives first user impressions of iPhone 8, 8 Plus" AppleInsider 8:08 AM
  • "iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus now available" Apple 7:36 AM
  • "Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular now available" Apple 7:36 AM
  • "With iPhone X around the corner, iPhone 8's launch was pretty 'meh'" Mashable 11:39 AM
  • "iPhone X's Face ID has at least 3 cool hidden features" CNET 7:32 AM
  • "iPhone 8 is the world's fastest phone, obliterates every Android phone out there" iDownload Blog 8:32 AM
  • "iPhone 8 faster than a Core i5 13-inch MacBook Pro in Geekbench; leaves Samsung S8 for dead" 9to5Mac 7:45 AM
  • "iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy Note 8 speed test: It's not even a contest anymore" BGR 9:43 AM
  • "iPhone 8 has a smaller battery than the iPhone 7 or Samsung's Galaxy S8" ZDNet 7:44 AM
  • "The iPhone 8's secret specs were finally just confirmed" BGR 7:44 AM
  • "The iPhone 8 is technically a gigabit LTE phone" Engadget 9:42 AM
  • "10+ ARKit apps you'll want to use today" Computerworld 8:13 AM
  • "10+ ARKit apps you'll want to use today" Computerworld 8:13 AM
  • "Some Apple Watch Series 3 Owners Facing LTE Activation Issues" MacRumors 4:07 PM
  • "AppleCare+ iPhone 8 back screen glass replacement $99, not screen repair cost of $29" AppleInsider 9:42 AM
  • "AppleCare+: Everything you need to know about Apple's extended warranty program" Macworld 7:40 AM
  • "The iPhone 8's glass back costs way more to repair than the front" Engadget 4:05 PM
  • "iOS 11 Mail Failing to Send with, Office 365, and Exchange Accounts" TidBITS 11:20 AM
  • "iOS 11 discussion includes post-install battery drain/heating, keyboard changes, 32-bit app elimination, passcode/password confusion, iTunes and iPhone 8/X compatibility, user interface issues (and tips), ghost alerts, unexpected preference changes (e.g. push), Apple feedback and more." MacInTouch 8:37 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:32 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:32 AM
  • "12" MacBook Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:32 AM

  • "Apple iPhone 8 Plus reviewed: The best smartphone camera we've ever tested" DxOMark 7:45 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 8 reviewed: A solid performance upgrade over the iPhone 7" DxOMark 7:45 AM
  • "iPhone 8 Plus First Impressions and Some Interesting Details" iPhone Hacks 9:56 AM
  • "The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus don't really support true HDR video playback" Mashable 4:22 PM
  • "Space Gray iPhone 8 Plus Unboxing Photos" iPhone Hacks 9:56 AM
  • "Watch: Unboxing all 3 iPhone 8 colors, plus bonus Quick Start setup" AppleInsider 6:19 PM
  • "iPhone 8 Plus goes up against the iPhone 7 Plus in new speed test" BGR 7:04 PM
  • "Do You Need The Top iMac 5K for Gaming? Or Will A Lesser One Do?" Bare Feats 12:25 PM
  • "JBL Everest Elite 750NC wireless headphone review: As much—or as little—noise cancellation as you want" TechHive 8:12 AM
  • "Review: BandWerk's Apple Watch bands offer premium leathers to suit all tastes" 9to5Mac 9:58 AM
  • "Review: Southern Straps upcycled leather watch bands" iDownload Blog 7:37 AM
  • "iVAPO Folio Case for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro is a Delight: A Review" The Mac Observer 4:20 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "The best game of 2016 just arrived on iPhone and iPad — it's an amazing game that everyone should play" Business Insider 9:43 AM
  • "TGS 2017: Hands-On with 'Battlesky Brigade'" Touch Arcade 2:04 PM
  • "TGS 2017: Hands-On with Ganbarion's Gorgeous 'Shurado'" Touch Arcade 1:30 PM
  • "TGS 2017: Hands-On with 'Rhythm Doctor', a 'Rhythm Heaven'-Inspired Music Game" Touch Arcade 12:32 PM
  • "How to sync your Apple TV Home screen across all Apple TVs" iMore 9:33 PM
  • "iOS 11 Clear All Notifications: Here's How It Works" Redmond Pie 4:10 PM
  • "How to use Echo effect in iOS 11" iMore 12:32 PM
  • "Apple added a must-have safety feature to your iPhone in iOS 11— here's how to set it up" Business Insider 12:32 PM
  • "iOS 11: SMS third-party messaging filtering helps you control spam" Macworld 8:12 AM
  • "How the iPhone's Do Not Disturb While Driving feature works - and how to turn it off" Telegraph 7:44 AM
  • "Teardown: Apple Says the iPhone 8 Isn't an iPhone 7s—But Its Internals Say Otherwise" iFixit 7:36 AM
  • "How to access Workout Recovery information on Apple Watch" iDownload Blog 7:37 AM
  • "iOS 11 has a neat trick that makes setting up your iPhone 8 way easier" BGR 2:04 PM
  • "Activating Cellular Service on the Apple Watch Series 3 Tips" iLounge 10:05 AM
  • "Is Your Apple Watch Series 3 Using an LTE Connection or Not?" AppAdvice 9:58 AM
  • "Apple Watch Series 3 appears to charge on certain Qi wireless chargers" The Verge 9:07 AM
  • "How to tell which Apple Watch model/series you have" The Loop 8:52 AM
  • "Apple only allows streaming, not downloading, of upgraded 4K movies" Engadget 8:52 AM
  • "You Can't Download 4K Movies on Your New Apple TV 4K" AppAdvice 8:23 AM
  • "Tim Cook is 'thrilled' with iPhone 8 sales, says Apple Watch LTE fix is coming" BGR 7:04 PM
  • "The Intriguing Design of The Steve Jobs Theater Explained" The Mac Observer 6:05 PM
  • "Early Adopters of iPhone 8 Impressed With Glass-Backed Design and True Tone Display" MacRumors 4:07 PM
  • "Everyone's waiting for the iPhone X, and that may be bad news for Apple" Mashable 4:07 PM
  • "Opinion: Constrained iPhone X supply will create a secondary spike in iPhone 8 sales before holidays" 9to5Mac 1:31 PM
  • "The iPhone X Portends a More Accessible Future" iMore 11:18 AM
  • "The iPhone X Has a Color Problem" Mashable 10:05 AM
  • "Why you'll definitely want a case for your iPhone X" Mashable 8:31 AM
  • "What happened to RSS subscriptions on Safari in iOS 11?" iMore 8:10 AM
  • "'I'm not going to use it!': Apple fan reveals sweet reason he spent 11 days camping for new iPhone 8"  Telegraph 7:44 AM
  • "Opinion: I bought my first Apple iPhone — and I regret it/I can't figure out why millions of people overspend on such an average smartphone"  MarketWatch 7:43 AM
  • "Strange Days at Apple: Two bizarre things have transpired at Apple of late that calls into question something very basic. In short, what's up with the world's largest tech company?"  TheStreet 7:42 AM
  • "The iPhone's Home button is gone: What's next to go? Last year, it was the headphone jack. This year, it's the Home button. Innovation requires sacrifices sometimes, and in Apple has sacrificed a lot."  Macworld 7:39 AM
  • "Don't Buy an Apple TV 4K if You Don't Have Fast Internet" Kirkville 7:37 AM
  • "Why regulating Google and Facebook like utilities is a long shot"  Axios 7:38 AM
  • "Can Amazon truly become a mobile payment power?" Computerworld 7:34 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Apple adds global FeliCa support to Apple Pay with iPhone 8, iPhone X & Apple Watch Series 3" AppleInsider 8:42 PM
  • "iTunes Digital Copy redemptions from non-4K Blu-rays appear to support 4K streaming on new Apple TV" AppleInsider 6:22 PM
  • "Dropbox Integrates with iOS 11"s Files App in Latest Update" MacStories 4:07 PM
  • "As the new Apple TV launches, Amazon's video app is still 'coming soon'" Business Insider 12:32 PM
  • "Mobile RPG 'King's Raid' Set to Launch in European Markets" Business Wire 8:42 AM
  • "Wrestler Launches New Kylin Protective Case for iPhone X" PRNewswire 8:42 AM
  • "New Flipsy Local Search Feature Makes It Easy to Sell iPhones to Local Stores" PRNewswire 8:42 AM
  • "ABBYY Adds AR, PDF Tools, Drag and Drop to Its Productivity Apps" prMac 8:12 AM
  • "ALDI Grocery Store Chain Adds Support for Apple Pay at Checkout" MacTrast 7:45 AM
  • "You'll be able to charge your iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X on an IKEA lamp" Mashable 7:44 AM
  • "'XCOM: Enemy Within' Has Been Updated with 64-bit Compatibility" Touch Arcade 7:36 AM
  • "Netflix brings HDR support to the iPhone 8, iPhone X and iPad Pro" CNET 7:32 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft reveals details of flagship London store within spitting distance from Apple's" The Register 8:59 AM
  • "Microsoft and Facebook's 160Tbps transatlantic undersea cable carries more data than any other" The Next Web 8:57 AM
  • "Microsoft and Facebook's transatlantic cable completed" The Register 8:53 AM
  • "Microsoft brags about new undersea cable with connection '16 million times faster' than yours" MSPoweruser 8:53 AM
  • "Microsoft and Facebook's 4,000-mile transatlantic internet cable Marea is now complete" VentureBeat 7:52 AM
  • "Microsoft, Facebook Complete Transatlantic Marea Internet Cable" PC Magazine 2:04 PM
  • "Bill Gates reveals his one regret about Windows - and we can all relate to it" Mirror Online UK 8:57 AM
  • "Bill Gates reveals the secret origin of Ctrl, Alt, Delete" OnMSFT 8:56 AM
  • "Bill Gates expresses regret over 'Control+Alt+Delete' button" Inquirer 8:55 AM
  • "Microsoft are looking at opening a London flagship store at Oxford Circus" The Inquirer 8:58 AM
  • "Microsoft to open its first European retail outlet in London... next to Apple's flagship store" VentureBeat 7:53 AM
  • "Windows 10 for PCs Build 16296 is now in the Fast ring - here's what's fixed" Neowin 8:04 PM
  • "IBM Shareholders Need Employee Enthusiasm, Engagement And Passion" Seeking Alpha 8:24 AM
  • "GlobalFoundries Weds FinFET and SOI in 14HP Process Tech for IBM z14 CPUs" AnandTech 8:23 AM
  • "IBM open-sources microservices-friendly Java app server" Tech Central 8:22 AM
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise to cut 10% of its employees, continuing its extraordinary layoff legacy" VentureBeat 7:52 AM
  • "Review: HP Omen 15 (2017)" Wired 8:21 AM
  • "Cloud washes Dell off perch atop storage market" The Register 8:18 AM
  • "Intel May Tie Future Core CPUs to VR Trend with Dedicated Features" FARS 8:16 AM
  • "Huawei teams up with Intel for its latest 5G trials" Mobile Europe 8:17 AM
  • "Huawei and Intel partner on 5G NR interoperability trials" ZDNet 8:16 AM
  • "Intel Core i7-8700K Benchmarks With MSI Z370 KRAIT Gaming Motherboard Leaked – Overclocking Detailed, Still Features TIM Instead of Solder" WCCFTech 8:16 AM
  • "Spotted: i3 dual-core for X299" Guru3D 8:16 AM
  • "Intel Readies Core i3-7360X, A Dual Core Kaby Lake-X Processor For The X299 Platform – Features 4.0 GHz Clock Speed and 112W TDP" WCCFTech 8:15 AM
  • "Tesla AMD Partnership Rumor Shows A Chink In Nvidia's Armor" Seeking Alpha 8:10 AM
  • "AMD Radeon phases out the CrossFire brand as multi-GPU gets more complicated" PCWorld 2:39 PM
  • "Radeon RX Vega graphics cards get 2-way multi-GPU support in Radeon Software 17.9.2" PCWorld 12:25 PM
  • "New AMD Radeon Software Crimson 17.9.2 Driver Adds Multi-GPU Support for RX Vega Cards" WCCFTech 8:09 AM
  • "AMD Preparing To Launch 13 Vega-11 Based Graphics Cards, GPU Passes Certification" WCCFTech 8:09 AM
  • "G.SKILL Releases New AMD Compatible Trident Z RGB kits for AMD Ryzen" Guru3D 8:08 AM
  • "Oracle eases cloud path with new programmes, licence uses" Tech Central 8:06 AM
  • "Cisco opens accelerator in Manchester to help startups scale-up" IT PRO 8:04 AM
  • "Cisco Introduces Transformational Systems Management Platform and Strategy for UCS and HyperFlex" WebWire 8:03 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple has shed $50 billion — bigger than the entire value of eBay, Target or Ford — since it unveiled the new iPhone"  CNBC 6:06 PM
  • "Apple set for worst week in 17 months, sheds $43bn in market value" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:05 AM
  • "Apple: Piper Raises Target to $196 as Consumer Wait for iPhone X" Barron's 9:43 AM
  • "Apple Stock Could Suffer Its Worst iPhone Launch Since 2010 If Friday Flops: Apple shares need a hearty bump Friday." TheStreet 8:32 AM
  • "Buy Apple because more expensive $1,000 iPhone X will boost its profit: Analyst" CNBC 7:43 AM
  • "Apple's stock keeps falling, as investors suffer 'short-term pain for long-term gain'" MarketWatch 7:43 AM
Industry News
  • "Dow, S&P 500 eke out small gains, post second weekly advance: Apple suffers worst week ahead of an iPhone launch; Small-cap Russell 2000 ends at a record" MarketWatch 4:48 PM
  • "Stocks Claw Back From Session Lows as Markets Digest North Korea Threat: Here's where stocks are trading on Friday morning." TheStreet 4:12 PM
  • "Wall Street edges up, shaking off healthcare, North Korea worries" Reuters 4:11 PM
  • "Dow, S&P 500 Post Small Weekly Gains: Stock moves have been muted in recent sessions, something traders attribute to a dearth of corporate news" [Paid Membership Required] 4:47 PM
  • "Asian markets rattled by latest North Korean nuclear threat: Yen spikes after mention of hydrogen-bomb test in Pacific" MarketWatch 8:24 AM
  • "European stocks shaken by North Korea, but strong PMIs keep losses in check: German election on Sunday is also in focus" MarketWatch 8:23 AM

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