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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Early research on Apple's Health Records service suggests patients generally like it"  CNBC 8:17 PM
  • "Survey Finds 78% of Patients Satisfied With Apple Health Records at UC San Diego Hospital" MacRumors 8:17 PM
  • "5 reasons you wouldn't want to be in Tim Cook's shoes right now: Apple's chief executive is hitting what could be the toughest time of his tenure in the corner office." New York Times 8:42 PM
  • "Apple's famous walled garden is starting to show cracks" ["Apple already gave us a few hints over the last month or so. In a series of uncharacteristic partnerships with tech rivals, Apple has shown its willingness to rethink how its tightly-controlled ecosystem of software and services can expand beyond the iPhone."]  CNBC 10:36 AM
  • "Apple in 'price war' in China amid sales woes, but cuts unlikely to reverse trend due to deeper troubles: analysts"  Global Times 8:09 AM
  • "Prices of iPhone XR and iPhone 8 slashed by up to 20 percent in China: Apple is encountering unprecedented difficulties in China as its cheaper iPhones, including the iPhone XR which was believed to primarily target the market, have failed to excite Chinese consumers." ZDNet 5:57 PM
  • "In price and value, Chinese phone makers outpace Apple in much of the world" New York Times 8:42 PM
  • "Demand for new smartphones is in free-fall and this chart shows that the bottom is not yet in sight" ["Apple is far from alone in feeling the pain of falling demand for new smartphones."]  Business Insider 7:13 AM
  • "Apple Maps set to challenge Google's domination in navigation in India" Financial Express 8:09 AM
  • "Qualcomm paid Apple $1 bil. for iPhone chip supply rights" ["The payment from Qualcomm to Apple — part of a 2011 deal between Apple and Qualcomm — was meant to ease the technical costs of swapping out the iPhone's then-current Infineon chip with Qualcomm's, CEO Steve Mollenkopf testified at a trial with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. While such a payment is common in the industry, the size of it was not, Mollenkopf said."]  Reuters 1/12
  • "The Big Hangup: and maybe its singular hold on our lives/The once-revolutionary smartphone is losing its power to amaze—and maybe its singular hold on our lives"  WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1/12
  • "Apple cuts some iPhone prices to retain edge" China Daily 1/12
  • "Testimony sheds light on dynamics of Qualcomm's negotiations with Apple, Samsung, VIA Telecom" Foss Patents 1/12
OS X
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "How to Disable Chrome Automatic Sign-In to Google Services" OS X Daily 10:46 AM
  • "How to back up your Mac with Time Machine" iMore 2:08 PM
  • "How to back up your iCloud Photo Library" iMore 1/12
  • "How to recover older versions of a document within an app: Oh no, I messed up! I want to go back to a previous version of my document. What do I do? It's all about reversion, my friend." iMore 1/11
  • "How to make a 2018 MacBook Air eGPU setup" 9to5Mac 1/11
  • "The most important thing to do if your Mac has a Fusion Drive: Back up your data"  Macworld 1/11
  • "Setting Up Your Mac Mail Signatures" MacMost 1/11
Op/Ed
  • "An enterprise take on Apple's 'Project Marzipan': We will learn more about Apple's plans to run iOS apps on Macs at WWDC 2019. Here is what we know so far"  Computerworld 1/11
Press Releases
  • "Octopus Public API Released for 3rd Party Integration Providers" prMac 5:43 PM
  • "Spotware Releases cTrader Open API 2.0" prMac 5:09 PM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "United Airlines Just Accidentally Revealed Something Stunning About Apple: Sometimes, numbers that make you reassess a company just emerge out of nowhere." Inc. 4:50 PM
  • "The Rise of the Swiss Army Gadget" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:16 AM
  • "The FTC Thinks You Pay Too Much for Smartphones. Here's Why" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1/12
  • "How We Apologize Now: The iPhone app Notes has become the medium of choice for celebrity mea culpas." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1/12
  • "Passeig de Gràcia Apple Store temporarily closing February 10th, Video Wall and Forum likely on the way" 9to5Mac 1/12
  • "Apple may be planning to relocate its first retail store at Tysons Corner" 9to5Mac 1/12
  • "How Apple had a successful CES 2019 without even being there: HomeKit, AirPlay 2 and iTunes got heaps of coverage without the iPhone maker even being in Vegas"  GearBrain 1/11
  • "iPhone set to match Android security with new Yubico hardware key: Lightning port compatibility is in the works for hardware-based authentication." CNET 1/11
  • "Fatal Box Truck Crash in San Jose May Have Exposed Apple Sensitive Material: The two occupants were retired cops from the LA area and were armed" Bay City News 1/11
  • "Secured Transport Of Secret Apple Products Involved In Accident On Silicon Valley Highway" MacPrices 1/11
  • "Truck carrying secured Apple payload crashes in San Jose, killing one" AppleInsider 1/11
  • "An armed guard reportedly transporting a 'very special load' for Apple was killed in a fatal truck crash" Business Insider 1/11
  • "First-Generation iPod Shuffle Turns 14 Today" MacRumors 1/11
  • "Best of CES: The coolest smart home and home entertainment gear we saw" TechHive 1/11
  • "Nevada man thanks Siri for surviving serious Jeep crash: A man who crashed his Jeep near Pahrump, Nev., credits Siri on his iPhone for saving him from paralyzing and potentially fatal injuries." AppleInsider 1/11
Non-Apple News
  • "Yet Another Video Game Streaming Service Is Coming: Verizon enters the mix." GameSpot 8:07 PM
  • "Why is my keyboard connected to the cloud? Just because you can, doesn't mean that you should." ZDNet 4:55 PM
  • "Big Tech must be held to account over user consent"  Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:51 AM
  • "Phone makers are messing with Android's memory management, and Google isn't doing anything about it" Android Central 10:41 AM
  • "Honor View20: Ready to punch above its weight with an enticing blend of old and new" Android Police 10:38 AM
  • "Samsung to launch India-first smartphones to counter Chinese rivals" Reuters 1:43 PM
  • "Galaxy S10 needs to watch its back as sales slow and rivals like Huawei come on strong" CNET 7:15 AM
  • "Verizon Reportedly Testing Its Own Game Streaming Service Powered By Nvidia Shield" HotHardware 1/12
  • "Gaming laptops are getting wonderfully weird in 2019: PC makers are starting to take more interesting design risks." Engadget 1/12
  • "Meet The Macedonian Software Engineer Fighting Air Pollution With An App" Forbes 1/12
  • "Mother Lode! The Hottest Motherboards From CES 2019" PC Magazine 1/12
  • "An uncommon technique allows new ransomware to rake in $4 million: Ryuk lies in wait for as long as a year, then pounces on only the biggest prey." Ars Technica 1/12
  • "As more self-driving technology launches, people are growing more anxious about the supposed benefits" Business Insider 1/12
  • "The U.S. Government Has Amassed Terabytes of Internal WikiLeaks Data" Gizmodo 1/12
  • "Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland over alleged spying" Engadget 1/12
  • "Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland on spy charges" Associated Press 1/12
  • "What Huawei arrests in Poland mean for the US" Examiner 1/12
  • "Fitbit's Sleep Score beta looks promising: Fitbit is working on a means to provide users with more information about their quality of sleep: this is what it currently looks like." ZDNet 1/12
  • "There's a simple reason why your new smart TV was so affordable: It's collecting and selling your data" Business Insider 1/12
Publications/Podcasts
  • "CES 2019 wrap, Chromebook Flip 434, Withings Move ECG (MobileTechRoundup show #457): Kevin was in Vegas last week and saw a few pieces of tech from ASUS, Huawei, Withings, and more. There were no smartphone launches, but Apple still had something to announce via other companies." ZDNet 5:57 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets tech commentators Sean Aune and Jeff Gamet, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 6:59 AM
  • "CordCutters Podcast Episode 10: Did Apple Win CES?" iMore 1/12
  • "How to make your old iPhone last longer [Cult of Mac Magazine No. 279] Cult of Mac 1/12
  • "Gadget Lab Podcast: Robots, Smart Health, and Security Fails at CES" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1/12
Hardware/Software
  • "HomePod available in China starting Friday, January 18" Apple 4:53 PM
  • "Apple AirPower charging pad may finally be launching soon" SlashGear 8:09 AM
  • "Report: AirPower Has Entered Production and is Coming Soon"  MacRumors 1/12
  • "Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat is rumored to be in production" The Verge 1/12
  • "Rumors say AirPower may be coming soon — again" Mashable 1/12
  • "Apple Might Team Up with Samsung for 5G iPhone 11" Softpedia 1/12
  • "iOS 12.1.2 Jailbreak Update: Here's What Is New In The Scene" Redmond Pie 1/12
AppleCare/Helps
  • "Apple Adding Late 2012 iMacs to Vintage and Obsolete Products Pilot Program at End of January" MacRumors 1/11
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 1/11
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices Prices & Sales" MacPrices 1/11

Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "In 2019, Google Pixel 3 XL Is Best Bang For The Buck Vs iPhone XS Max: Review" Forbes 7:14 AM
  • "Review: Sony's $350 WH-1000XM3 headphones live up to the hype" Android Police 2:45 PM
  • "First look at the Klipsch T5 Zippo-inspired truly wireless earbuds" AppleInsider 1/11
  • "Hands on with Brilliant's smart home controller and how HomeKit will integrate" AppleInsider 1/11
  • "First look: Creating 3D headphone audio with the Super X-Fi" AppleInsider 1/11
  • "Anker's PowerPort Atom is my permanent new travel companion" TechCrunch 1/11
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Adobe Lightroom CC for iOS just added the shortcut Apple promised: Importing photos just got a teensy bit less ridiculous" The Verge 1/11
How-To/Tutorial
  • "Exploring what you can, and can't do with HomeKit for TVs" AppleInsider 10:37 AM
  • "How to Quit Apps on iPhone XS, XR, XS Max" OS X Daily 1/12
  • "How to take photos, selfies, bursts, and more with your iPhone or iPad" iMore 1/12
  • "How to automatically stop Netflix on iOS after a certain time" AddictiveTips 1/11
  • "How to use Do Not Disturb on your Apple Watch: Unlike Mute, Do Not Disturb turns off both sounds and taps on your Apple Watch." iMore 1/11
  • "Turn iPhone and AirPods into remote microphones- 9to5Mac" 9to5Mac 1/11
  • "Apply a custom color palette to iOS' official Twitch app with Serene" iDownload Blog 1/11
  • "How to choose what your iPhone backs up to iCloud" iMore 1/11
Tips
  • "A hidden trick for turning your iPhone and AirPods into a spy microphone is going viral. Here's what the feature is really about." Business Insider 1/12
  • "How to keep your iPhone from repeatedly dropping Wi-Fi network connections" AppleInsider 1/11
  • "New iPhone? Change these 7 settings today" Apple Must 1/11
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "So what can Apple do next?"  Om Malik 7:47 PM
  • "We owe Apple Notes an apology" Six Colors 4:55 PM
  • "Opinion: Four new features Apple Podcasts should add in iOS 13" 9to5Mac 10:37 AM
  • "How three rude iPhone users ruined an evening: Is it now entirely acceptable to play videos on your phone in public, full volume and without headphones? It seems to be." ZDNet 7:19 AM
  • "It's time for the right to remain private" iMore 1/12
  • "Qualcomm vs FTC trial: Apple recalls iPad mini 2 negotiations, Qualcomm defends double-dipping licensing as best for everyone" 9to5Mac 1/12
  • "UX rant: The nightmare horrorshow that is the Apple TV remote/Op-ed: Yes, it looks great. It also needs to work!"  Ars Technica 1/12
  • "The AirPlay 2 news from CES has changed my classroom AV plans" 9to5Mac 1/12
Non-Apple
  • "Building a wall around the cloud: Why China will soon be a very important cloud computing market" GeekWire 7:11 PM
  • "Foldable phones are the future no one asked for: The reviews aren't promising and the demand is unclear. Is this really the future?"  Salon 4:49 PM
  • "Dropbox: cloud nein" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 3:52 PM
  • "TicWatch C2 review: An (almost) perfect Pixel Watch blueprint" Android Authority 2:37 PM
  • "A look at the PayPal Mafia's continued impact on Silicon Valley" VentureBeat 2:01 PM
  • "Is Amazon creepier than Google at this point?" BGR 1:27 PM
  • "I started baking bread to spend less time on the internet. It backfired." Mashable 7:16 AM
  • "Xbox Losing The Console War Looks Like The Best Thing That's Happened To Gaming In Years" Forbes 7:16 AM
  • "Mobile innovation: Things will get worse before they get better" Android Authority 1/12
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis" GoComics 10:28 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Lightroom CC For iPad Gets Support For Siri Shortcuts" Redmond Pie 1/12
  • "Vizio AirPlay 2: Support coming to all SmartCast TVs since 2016" 9to5Mac 1/12
  • "This Strange E Ink Gadget Could Revolutionize the Keyboard" LAPTOP Magazine 1/12
  • "Harpy: A new jailbreak app that lets you rule your local Wi-Fi network with an iron fist" iDownload Blog 1/12
  • "Apple Music Exclusive Special Feature Offers BTS Look at Queen Biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'" MacTrast 1/11
  • "CES 2019 Wrap-Up: AirPlay 2 TVs, Battery Cases for Latest iPhones, Third-Party Lightning to USB-C Cables, and More" MacRumors 1/11
  • "Ikea's HomeKit-compatible Smart Shades come to the US on Apr. 1" AppleInsider 1/11
  • "You can now install the Sileo package manager on the unc0ver jailbreak" iDownload Blog 1/11
  • "LG TV owners call for AirPlay 2 support on older models" 9to5Mac 1/11
  • "TCL on AirPlay-2 Enabled TVs: 'We Are Currently Committed to Roku'" MacRumors 1/11
  • "Ikea launches braided MFi Lightning cable in Sweden for $9, US plans unclear" 9to5Mac 1/11
  • "iSenberg? Breaking Bad game coming to iOS" Cult of Mac 1/11
  • "Truly-Wireless Charging Case For iPhone X Shown Off By Spigen And Ossia" Redmond Pie 1/11
  • "The biggest Apple HomeKit products from CES 2019" The Verge 1/11
  • "CES 2019 offered a glimpse at our glorious USB-C future: All of the headphones, monitors, docks, and dongles from this year's show" The Verge 1/11
  • "CES: Mophie's new battery cases kill Lightning pain" Apple Must 1/11
  • "Apps to Keep Your Kids Safe While on Their Mobile Device" Apple Gazette 1/11
  • "Cybersecurity Firm SR2 Solutions Acquires Mobile App Development Team" prMac 1/11
  • "VLC readies Android to Apple TV streaming as media player hits 3 billion downloads" ZDNet 1/11
Computer Industry
  • "How HP aims to stay at the top of the PC market" VentureBeat 8:07 AM
  • "IBM's AI Machine Makes A Convincing Case That It's Mastering The Human Art Of Persuasion" Forbes 8:05 AM
  • "LG partners with Microsoft to speed-up car evolution: Employing Microsoft Azure Technology to advance LG's AI-driven vehicle strategy" EP&T Magazine 7:49 AM
  • "Microsoft President Brad Smith says these are the 10 biggest challenges facing tech in 2019" Business Insider 8:12 AM
  • "Xbox One news: Microsoft facing big 2019 challenge in wake of Nintendo Switch reveal" Express UK 7:59 AM
  • "Xbox One News Shock: Xbox One S crucial in fight with Sony PlayStation and Google console" Daily Star (UK) 8:00 AM
  • "Microsoft leaks date of 2019 Build Conference" MSPoweruser 7:49 AM
  • "Bipartisan concerns over Qualcomm's efforts to avoid competition from Intel expressed in filings with ITC" Foss Patents 1:28 PM
  • "AMD unveils next-gen chips at CES, aims at Intel and Nvidia" Reuters 7:49 AM
  • "Cloud Should Shine for Amazon, Microsoft Earnings: The world's two most valuable companies have high expectations to meet in the coming earnings season" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1/12
  • "Newly public Dell could heat up the data storage M&A market" VentureBeat 1/12
  • "HP brings AMD to Chromebooks" [Video] CNET 1/12
  • "How Google plans to reinvent the user interface: Google's next move will be like 'Minority Report,' but on your watch, toaster and factory floor." Computerworld 1/12
  • "How open source software took over the world" TechCrunch 1/12
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Why Apple's fall from grace is opening up other ways to play battered technology stocks" CNBC 1/12
Industry News
  • "All of the major tech companies are going their separate ways, making things more difficult for regulators" Business Insider 1/11
Apple News
  • "Apple: More Discounts On iPhone Are Looming" Seeking Alpha 1/11
  • "Lackluster iPhone sales seen to affect Taiwan export, economy" DigiTimes 1/11
  • "Foxconn sees 2018 revenues reach new record" DigiTimes 1/11
  • "Apple GC Earned $5M In 2018, Over $20M Stock On Horizon" Law360 [Subscription Required for Full Article] 1/11
Industry News
  • "Stocks snap 5-day winning streak but log strong weekly gains: CPI data show muted inflation" MarketWatch 1/11
  • "Late Rally Falls Short as Dow, Stocks Trade Lower Following Five Straight Gains: The Dow falls Friday, putting in jeopardy the blue-chip index's five-day winning streak." TheStreet 1/11
  • "Stocks close down after five-day winning streak" FOXBusiness 1/11
  • "U.S. Stocks Regain Ground Despite Concerns About Global Growth: Shares rebound after Powell's remarks reinforce the Fed's willingness to adjust pace of rate increases" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1/11
  • "All of the major tech companies are going their separate ways, making things more difficult for regulators" Business Insider 1/11
  • "Fed restraint, trade hopes bolster Asian markets: Nikkei, Hang Seng rise following Wall Street's gains" MarketWatch 1/11
  • "European stocks dragged south by loses for oil and auto companies: Pound strength weighs on FTSE 100" MarketWatch 1/11

 
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