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Weekend Highlights: Apple's TV ambitions will feature more family-friendly programming as opposed to "violence, politics and risqué story lines"; Colin Grabow argues iPhone production should stay in China; another round of new iDevice comparisons and Reviews are in as T3 reviews screen, speaker of Apple Watch Series 4, AppleInsider compares Series 4 vs. 3, Tom's Guide pits XS camera against Galaxy Note 9, CNET drop-tests XS on sidewalk; The Macalope talks Apple's iPhone strategy.

Apple/Macintosh
  • "The rise of Apple in the enterprise: Employee demand to bring Macs and iPhones to work is leading businesses to consider making the switch to Apple."  ITProPortal 8:43 AM
  • "Apple Preview: Slowly Entering New Apple as a Service Paradigm" Loup Ventures 6:26 PM
  • "Canalys Newsroom- Apple ships 3.5 million Watches in Q2 2018, with LTE version a runaway success in Asia"  Canalys 12:28 PM
  • "Hear Steve Jobs, at the Dawn of App Store, Predict the Future of Mobile/In the summer of 2008, I got an unusual invitation: Steve Jobs, then Apple's chief executive officer, wanted me, then a Wall Street Journal reporter, to come to Apple headquarters to hear how well a fledgling online service for the iPhone—the App Store—did in its first month in business. Even more unusual, he allowed me to record our meeting."  The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 8:51 AM
  • "My 2008 Steve Jobs Interview: Top Quotes" The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 8:50 AM
  • "The App Store Is Bigger Than What Steve Jobs Anticipated In 2008 Interview" WCCFTech 8:47 AM
  • "Morgan Stanley Analyst Predicts iPhone Delay" PYMNTS 8:44 AM
  • "Apple Vs. GrayKey: Leaked Emails Expose The Fight For Your iPhone Privacy"  Forbes 12:27 PM
OS X
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "How To Fix A Damaged macOS Photos Library" Forbes 8:36 PM
  • "MacOS Mojave moved System Updates: Here's where to find them/Hint: They're no longer in the Mac App Store." CNET 3:21 PM
  • "OSX/Calisto Mac Malware Masquerades as Intego Software" Intego 12:43 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Hands on: BBEdit 12 is the Swiss Army Knife of text editors for the Mac" AppleInsider 2:45 PM
  • "How to disable media auto-play for websites in Safari on Mac" iDownload Blog 8:16 AM
  • "How to enable Chrome's new Material Design refresh on desktop and iOS" The Verge 8:08 AM
  • "How to set up third-party messaging services in Messages for Mac" iMore 12:25 PM
  • "Automatic Login And Why You Should Never Use It" MacMost 9:05 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Is Google hobbling YouTube on rival browsers?" Hexus 8:46 AM
Press Releases
  • "Game alert: Two Point Hospital is coming to MacOS" Mac Gamer HQ 8:08 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Spotify hits 83 million paid subscribers: Still the biggest subscription music service around"  The Verge 8:08 AM
  • "Spotify hits subscriber targets in race with Apple Music" Reuters 7:57 AM
  • "Siri Is Better Than Alexa And Cortana But Not Google Assistant" Forbes 7:59 AM
  • "Apple's iPhones lead U.S., dent Android's share" Apple Must 9:15 AM
  • "Ontario teen's photos, info ended up in someone else's hands after she traded in her broken iPhone: Stranger who bought 15-year-old's refurbished phone had access to her social media accounts"  CBC News 4:01 PM
  • "Wipe your iPhone before selling it, because if you don't you might get your data stolen" AppleInsider 4:01 PM
  • "Apple Piazza Liberty now open in Milan" Apple 6:16 PM
  • "Photos: Apple celebrates grand opening of Piazza Liberty store in Milan, Italy" 9to5Mac 12:43 PM
  • "The secret call to Andy Grove that may have helped Apple buy NeXT"  Cake 9:24 AM
  • "Samsung Posts Three New 'Ingenius' Ads Mocking iPhone X Notch, Storage, Multitasking [Video] iClarified 12:25 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "After Qualcomm-NXP deal scrapped, China says still open to talks" Reuters 9:02 PM
  • "Google follows Apple, bans crypto-mining apps from Play Store" Mashable 8:23 PM
  • "23andMe Sold Access to Your DNA Library to Big Pharma, But You Can Opt Out" Motherboard 2:44 PM
  • "Amazon's facial recognition AI confuses politicians with criminals" The Next Web 2:51 PM
  • "This leaked photo reveals what could be a new Amazon Echo coming soon" Business Insider 12:24 PM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg Lost $15.1 Billion in 5 Minutes This Morning" Bloomberg 9:55 AM
  • "LifeLock ID theft protection leak could have aided identity thieves" Engadget 8:41 AM
  • "Samsung's unbreakable screen may just shatter the competition"  Digital Trends 8:18 AM
  • "Google launches Titan Security Key... that is nothing to do with Yubico" BetaNews 8:18 AM
  • "Google unveils tiny new AI chips for on-device machine learning: The hardware is designed for enterprise applications, like automating quality control checks in a factory" The Verge 8:08 AM
  • "Malware targeting cash machines fetches top dollar on dark web" The Register 7:57 AM
  • "Sandy Hook victim's parents slam Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg in open letter: Noah Pozner's parents say the social network failed to protect them from online abuse." CNET 7:57 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "AI Limitations, iMac Pro Kernel Panic Problem, Bryan's HomePod Experiment -ACM 472" The Mac Observer 7:26 PM
  • "Tim Cook's Leadership Cred, Goodbye Kuri Robot -TMO Daily Observations 2018-07-26" The Mac Observer 2:34 PM
  • "Macstock -Mike LaPlante On His Next Project" MacVoices 2:34 PM
  • "9to5Mac Happy Hour 183: UK HomeKit, Face ID iPad, Photos in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave" 9to5Mac 12:44 PM
  • "How strong is Gorilla Glass 6? We sat down with Corning to talk about the future of phones" Android Central 12:42 PM
  • "Zuckerberg loses $16 billion in record Facebook fall" Reuters 9:56 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple's T2 chip could be behind small number of crashes in iMac Pro, new MacBook Pro" AppleInsider 8:41 AM
  • "Apple apologizes and issues bug fix for 'way slower than it should be' MacBook Pros" USA Today 8:42 AM
  • "LG's iPhone OLED Panels Might Only Be Used For Repairs" UberGizmo 8:45 AM
  • "This Apple Supplier Just Won a Ton of Business" The Motley Fool 8:45 AM
  • "Qualcomm Confirms Apple Will Not Use Its Modems for New 2018 iPhones" iClarified 8:18 AM
  • "Analyst: Apple speeding up production of LCD iPhones" Apple 3.0 8:12 AM
  • "Apple's self-driving car system could change how it drives by detecting passenger stress levels" AppleInsider 9:55 AM
  • "Apple Reveals in Patent Application that the MacBook Pro may include a Touch Display in the Future" Patently Apple 8:12 AM
  • "Power could be shared wirelessly between future MacBook and iPhone" AppleInsider 8:04 AM
  • "Future Macs could have built-in AirPowers to charge your iOS devices" Apple World Today 8:09 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "2018 MacBook Pro and iMac Pro suffering kernel panics; Apple suggests drastic solution" 9to5Mac 8:07 AM
  • "What is iPhone Error 53 and how do I avoid it?" Macworld UK 8:43 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "10" iPad Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 8:09 AM
  • "9" iPad Prices (2018 models)" MacPrices 8:09 AM
  • "iMac Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 8:09 AM

Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "2018 'mid level' MacBook Pro versus the 2017 'mid level" Bare Feats 10:35 AM
  • "Huawei MediaPad M5 Pro vs. Apple iPad: A premium Android tablet takes on the leader" PCWorld 8:07 AM
  • "We compared the Apple Watch to the new $200 Fitbit Versa — and it isn't even close" Business Insider 8:43 AM
  • "Air Buds Review: Are These $30 AirPod Alternatives Worth the Hype?" iDrop News 4:12 PM
  • "Olloclip Mobile Photography Box Set for iPhone X review: A good set of lenses you can carry all the time/Olloclip's iPhone X Lens System might not optically be the best out there, but it's certainly the smallest and the overall design makes it the best to carry around." Macworld 8:07 AM
  • "Lenovo Smart Display review: a Google Assistant speaker with a screen" The Verge 12:42 PM
  • "Lenovo Smart Display review: The Google Assistant now has a face" Ars Technica 12:42 PM
  • "Taotronics TT-BH040 headphones review: The best sound $70 can buy" iMore 8:12 AM
  • "Como Audio Amico review: This wireless music-streaming speaker can go where you go" TechHive 8:07 AM
  • "Review: Wemo Mini Smart Plug with HomeKit support" iLounge 2:44 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "'Rowdy Wrestling' Review – Simple, Crazy Wrestling Fun" Touch Arcade 12:43 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "iPhone & iPad: How to force quit apps" 9to5Mac 8:23 PM
  • "How to Check Voicemail from Blocked Numbers on iPhone" OS X Daily 4:02 PM
  • "How to use Do Not Disturb While Driving" iMore 3:21 PM
  • "How to quickly send and reply with iMessage for iPhone or iPad" iMore 2:45 PM
  • "How to turn on Material Design changes in Chrome for iOS & desktop" iDownload Blog 9:56 AM
  • "How do I unsubscribe from Apple Music?" phoneArena 8:46 AM
  • "How to close all Safari tabs at once on iPhone and iPad" Cult of Mac 8:16 AM
Tips
  • "PSA don't carry a large Apple Pay balance" /r/iPhone 2:35 PM
  • "6 productivity-enhancing apps for Apple's iPhone"  8:09 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Apple's Next Big Mistake With The MacBook Pro" Forbes 6:19 PM
  • "Why the 2012 MacBook Pro Was Apple's Greatest Laptop" [Slideshow] iDrop News 6:16 PM
  • "Improving on Apple: alternatives to iCloud's 5GB of free space"  AppleInsider 12:44 PM
  • "9 iPhone apps Steve Jobs was using in 2008" Apple Must 10:34 AM
  • "Has Apple Fixed The 2018 MacBook Pro's Performance Problems?" Forbes 9:12 AM
  • "Best smartwatch for iPhone: Apple Watch, Wear OS and everything else" TechRadar UK 8:46 AM
  • "Trouble ahead: The perpetual state of Apple" Macworld 8:17 AM
  • "Plotting my Apple sales plots"  Dr. Drang 8:09 AM
  • "Comment: Apple needs to publicize its store device security measures to deter robberies" 9to5Mac 8:07 AM
Non-Apple
  • "LG still can't figure out how to turn things around for its mobile division" BGR 6:47 PM
  • "Facebook loses $119B in market value as stock drops 19%" Axios 4:12 PM
  • "I Can't Wait to Break Samsung's First 'Unbreakable' Display" Gizmodo 9:56 AM
  • "What is Amazon's responsibility over its facial recognition tech?" CNNMoney 6:21 PM
  • "How far will Facebook fall today? Is Facebook invincible? Apparently not!" Recode 8:12 AM
  • "Netflix and Facebook Suffer From The Law Of Large Numbers" Forbes 7:59 AM
  • "Why YouTube's InfoWars Ban Is Meaningless" Forbes 7:57 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Comic: Do You Really Need an External GPU?" iMore 8:17 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Oddball is a drum machine controller you toss around to make beats" Engadget 8:23 PM
  • "Apple Store app receives an update that includes new search interface, more" iDownload Blog 6:26 PM
  • "Apple Design Chief Jony Ive to Speak at WIRED's 25th Anniversary Event in October" MacRumors 3:22 PM
  • "Carrot Weather for iOS updated with hurricane tracker notifications, much more" 9to5Mac 3:21 PM
  • "Apple releases new Mojave and AppKit design resources for Mac, Apple Watch" AppleInsider 12:44 PM
  • "Google finally updates its Street View iOS app with iPhone X support" iDownload Blog 8:16 AM
  • "Google Street View for iOS updated with iPhone X optimization" 9to5Mac 8:07 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft is now bigger than IBM has ever been - but Google's growth is astonishing" ZDNet 8:13 AM
  • "Surface by the numbers: How Microsoft reinvented the PC" ZDNet 8:12 AM
  • "Microsoft Employees Question C.E.O. Over Company's Contract With ICE" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:22 PM
  • "IBM Watson recommended 'unsafe' cancer treatments, according to internal documents" The Daily Dot 11:47 AM
  • "IBM Watson has been giving duff advice about cancer treatment" The Inquirer 11:47 AM
  • "Brooklyn Roasting Co. and IBM Are Letting You Track Your Coffee on the Blockchain" AdWeek 11:47 AM
  • "Intel reports strong Q2 as CEO search continues: Collectively, Intel said its data-centric businesses are approaching 50 percent of total revenue." ZDNet 5:06 PM
  • "Intel: 'Data centric' chips takes center stage as client PC chips grow slow" VentureBeat 4:09 PM
  • "Intel falls despite beating expectations" CNBC 4:02 PM
  • "Intel profit beats on higher demand for data center chips" Reuters 3:21 PM
  • "Intel shares hit by hints of new product delays" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 6:47 PM
  • "Intel hikes forecasts after second quarter beat" Telegraph 5:06 PM
  • "Intel roadmaps confirm SemiAccurate's server articles" SemiAccurate 11:39 AM
  • "Intel 10nm Production Update: Systems on Shelves For Holiday 2019" AnandTech 8:22 PM
  • "Intel's Bean Canyon NUCs Focus on Performance" PC Magazine 11:39 AM
  • "Qualcomm says Apple is switching to Intel LTE modems this year" Android Central 11:39 AM
  • "Intel Xeon Scalable Family Roadmap Revealed – Points Out 14nm Cascade Lake-SP in Q4 2018, Cooper Lake-SP in Q4 2019, 10nm Ice Lake-SP in 1H 2020" WCCFTech 11:39 AM
  • "Intel's soldered ninth-gen CPUs could give them even greater overclocking room" Digital Trends 11:39 AM
  • "Intel Amber Lake: 8th Gen to welcome Y-series CPUs to the family" TrustedReviews 11:39 AM
  • "Intel's 9th-gen Core i7 chip specs leak online" IT PRO (UK) 11:38 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-9900K and i7-9700K to feature soldered IHS" Hexus 11:38 AM
  • "Do Optane's prospects look DIMM? Chip chap has questions for Intel" The Register 11:38 AM
  • "Core i9-9900K 8-core Will have Soldered Heatspreader" Guru3D 11:38 AM
  • "Intel Aims to Drive Chiplet Standard" EE Times 11:37 AM
  • "Intel Optane 800p & 900p review: 3D XPoint for the regular consumer!" Hardware.Info 11:37 AM
  • "Own These 3 Chip Stocks on AMD's Massive Earnings Beat" TheStreet 8:40 AM
  • "AMD continued to enjoy strong growth in Q2 2018" The Tech Report 8:39 AM
  • "AMD posts strong second quarter earnings and is aiming to beat competition at 7nm" TechSpot 8:39 AM
  • "AMD achieves highest quarterly profit in seven years - on schedule with 7nm" Guru3D 8:39 AM
  • "Ryzen and EPYC sales propel AMD to highest net income in 7 years. It's all coming up AMD..." PCGamesN 8:39 AM
  • "AMD Makes Analysts Eat Their Words With Strong Q2 Financials" SegmentNext 8:39 AM
  • "AMD hits highest income in seven years" bit-tech 8:38 AM
  • "Facebook, Amazon, AMD, Qualcomm and PayPal - 5 Things You Must Know" TheStreet 8:38 AM
  • "AMD reports revenue of $1.76bn, up 53 per cent year-on-year" Hexus 8:38 AM
  • "AMD Has A Very 'Competitive Position In 2019' With Its 7 nm CPUs Especially With AMD EPYC CPU" SegmentNext 8:38 AM
  • "Chipmaker AMD Sees Weakness in Crypto-Related Sales Persisting in Q3" Cryptovest 8:37 AM
  • "Homeland Security warns businesses of Oracle and SAP ERP vulnerabilities" IT PRO (UK) 8:34 AM
  • "Outdoor industrial IoT platform company uses Oracle to scale up security" Financial News 8:33 AM
  • "4 Reasons Cisco Is A Great Long-Term Dividend Growth Stock, At The Right Price" Seeking Alpha 8:32 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Investors think Amazon will beat Apple to become the first trillion dollar company, poll shows" 9to5Mac 6:47 PM
  • "What happened to Facebook today won't happen to Apple" Cult of Mac 6:16 PM
  • "Apple hit new all-time high Wednesday, got whacked by Facebook overnight" Apple 3.0 8:12 AM
Industry News
  • "S&P 500, Nasdaq slump as Facebook books biggest one-day drop ever: Dow industrials ekes out small gain" MarketWatch 6:12 PM
  • "Dow Ends Higher, Facebook Weighs on Nasdaq: The Dow rose Thursday but the Nasdaq fell sharply as Facebook sank on a disappointing earnings report." TheStreet 6:11 PM
  • "Facebook-led tech slump dims broader gains for US stocks" Associated Press 2:48 PM
  • "Nasdaq falls as Facebook results disappoint" FOXBusiness 8:53 AM
  • "Facebook Leads Tech-Share Decline: Tumbling shares of Facebook pulled the S&P 500 lower Thursday after disappointing earnings results rocked investor confidence in one of Wall Street's most popular trades." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:11 PM
  • "Asian markets mixed, as pharma stock Eisai weighs down Nikkei: Indexes in China and Hong Kong drop, while smaller markets gain" MarketWatch 8:52 AM
  • "Germany's DAX jumps 1% after EU-U.S. trade truce, leading European stocks higher: Juncker-Trump meeting 'went better than anyone could have expected,' analyst says" MarketWatch 8:52 AM

 
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