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Sunday, April 23, 2017
  

Everything we think we know about the iPhone 8

Thanks to a bevy of leaks that flooded the internet this week, we know more about the iPhone 8 than ever before. Even if only half the rumors turn out...

Earth Day videos showcase Apple’s struggle to go green

Apple is taking Earth Day more seriously than ever this year. The company just published a new series of animated videos that go behind the scenes on the company’s goal...

Today in Apple history: Apple pays $15 million to promote Mission: Impossible

April 18, 1996: Apple unveils a massive $15 million promotional tie-in for the Mission: Impossible movie starring Tom Cruise. Designed to promote the PowerBook, which Cruise uses in the...

Apple Music snaps up documentary about legendary music exec Clive Davis

Star-studded documentary is the latest Apple Music acquisition.Photo: Tribeca Film Festival Apple bought new music documentary Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives, revealing the acquisition prior to the...

Apple is reportedly looking to put broadband-beaming satellites into orbit

Apple has a new high-flying project in the works. According to Bloomberg, Apple is getting involved in launching satellites that would beam down broadband Internet access. Recently, Apple...

Apple Music is hooking up with Facebook Messenger

Apple Music has over 20 million subscribers.Photo: Apple Facebook is aiming to make its Messenger app the go-to spot to talk about music with a new update that makes...

The Week in iOS Apps: Charge Running makes your runs live

Sky Guide ($3, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch) has long been a great app for exploring the stars from your front yard. Now the makers have unleashed a “supermassive”...

Apple training documents leak details of self-driving car project

The 2015 Lexus RX450h is Apple vehicle of choice.Photo: Lexus Getting behind the wheel of one of Apple’s self-driving cars requires drivers to pass a series of tests, based...

Love You to Bits is a charming tale of reconstructed love

These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from...

Finally, a sensible way to store and charge Apple Pencil

The ProBack stores and charges the Apple Pencil and even has a place for the pencil cap.Photo: Studio Tika Innovation For all the intricate thought that went into the...

Today in Apple history: Rumors fly that Canon might buy Apple

April 21, 1995: Rumors swirl that Canon (yes, the Japanese camera company!) might take over Apple in either a partial or complete acquisition. Speculation grows about a possible deal...

Apple safety reports hint at augmented reality glasses, sort of

Is Apple really making a Google Glass-esque augmented reality device? We’re still skeptical, but a new report indicates the company is at least testing some sort of head-adjacent wearable....

Sources confirm some of iPhone 8’s biggest upgrades

Apple’s next iPhone refresh will be the device’s biggest in years, but some of the more dramatic upgrades could be curtailed by technical challenges. In its report on the...

Should iPhone 8’s Touch ID be on its back? [Friday Night Fights]

Recently “leaked” schematics for Apple’s next-generation iPhone reveal the company could be returning to a sharper, squarer form factor similar to that of the iPhone 5. They also hinted...

Apple will return heat generated by data center to warm up homes

Apple is building a new data center in Denmark, and it has some interesting ideas on how to power the data center with renewable energy, while also giving back to...

Leaked Apple injuries report hints at AR glasses

What will Apple’s AR glasses look like?Photo: Google New clues about prototype products Apple is currently testing may have just been revealed by leaked documents originating from Apple’s Cupertino...

Apple Now Selling Refurbished 13-Inch MacBook Pro With Touch Bar

Apple has added the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, originally released in October 2016, to its refurbished store for the first time. The base model with a...

‘Leaked’ iPhone 8 drawings reveal surprising design

A new photo of what is believed to be iPhone 8 schematics reveals a surprising new design direction. Apple appears to have done away with the smooth curves we’ve...

Apple’s AR tech lets users add and remove objects in the virtual world

Tim Cook has made no secret about Apple’s interest in augmented reality tech — and a newly published patent application reveals just how seriously the company takes the technology. ...

iPhone 7 Plus and Galaxy S8 Cameras Compared as New Samsung Phones Go on...

Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones went on sale today in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, and Korea, as the company looks to rebound from last year’s Note7...