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Monday, January 24, 2022

Apple fined $5.6M for failing to meet Dutch dating app order

Apple fined $5.6M for failing to meet Dutch dating app order

Apple has not done enough to appease a regulator's order concerning App Store payment rules affecting dating apps in the Netherlands, a decision that has now cost the company 5 million euros.

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FeatureNew Apple AirPods Pro are coming in 2022: What to expect and what they may look like

New Apple AirPods Pro are coming in 2022: What to expect and what they may look like

Apple is expected to announce "AirPods Pro 2" sometime in 2022 with support for Lossless playback and a new in-ear design. Here's everything we know so far and some exclusive renders of the upcoming earbuds.

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US attorneys general sue Google over using 'trickery for profits'

US attorneys general sue Google over using 'trickery for profits'

Four US attorneys general are suing Google for what they claim is the company "using tricks" to force users to provide location data that it then profits from.

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Belkin Wemo Stage review, MagSafe chargers, & networking on HomeKit Insider

Belkin Wemo Stage review, MagSafe chargers, & networking on HomeKit Insider

Aqara announces a new curtain motor, we highlight new MagSafe accessories from Belkin and Mophie, Stephen plans his new home network and home theater setup, Andrew reviews the Wemo stage controller, and we answer listener questions in this week's episode of HomeKit Insider.

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ExclusiveDeals: save up to $200 on 2020 13" MacBook Pros, plus $60 off AppleCare

Deals: save up to $200 on 2020 13

AppleInsider readers this week can save $75 to $200 on every 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro at Adorama with exclusive coupon discounts. Plus, save $60 on AppleCare and get an additional 5% back with the new Edge Credit Card. Total savings can reach upward of $440 off the latest notebooks bundled with AC and the Edge financing promotion.

Best deals Jan. 24: $99 AirPods, $850 M1 MacBook Air, $160 RoboVac, more!

Best deals Jan. 24: $99 AirPods, $850 M1 MacBook Air, $160 RoboVac, more!

Along Black Friday-like pricing on the Apple Silicon Macbook Air, AirPods, and AirPods Pro, Monday's best deals include a Eufy BoostIQ RoboVac for $159 and $73 off an APC Gaming UPS.

FeatureApple launched Macintosh on January 24, 1984 and changed the world — eventually

Apple launched Macintosh on January 24, 1984 and changed the world — eventually

At launch, the Macintosh was far from a hit, far from being affordable and even far from being completely workable. Yet, that original model did succeed in forever changing computing not just for its fans, but for the entire world.

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Redesigned Mac mini with M1 Pro & M1 Max set for spring Apple event

Redesigned Mac mini with M1 Pro & M1 Max set for spring Apple event

Apple's first special event of 2022 is rumored to have an upgraded Mac mini with M1 Pro and M1 Max chip options, a leaker claims.

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German firms claim Google Chrome blocking cookies is illegal

German firms claim Google Chrome blocking cookies is illegal

Google Chrome's much-delayed blocking of third-party cookies is now under fire from German publishers and advertisers, who say it will break EU laws.

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BOE readying plant to make OLED screens for 'iPhone 15 Pro'

BOE readying plant to make OLED screens for 'iPhone 15 Pro'

Chinese display company BOE is reportedly aiming to supply Apple with OLED LTPO for the higher end "iPhone 15" models in 2023.

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Sunday, January 23, 2022

Hands-OnHands on with the updated Kensington StudioDock for iPad Pro

Hands on with the updated Kensington StudioDock for iPad Pro

Kensington has updated its popular StudioDock with support for the latest iPad Pro. We test it out once more to see if it's still worth paying for.

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ReviewSmartMike+ review: A tiny, excellent wireless microphone, but with problems

SmartMike+ review: A tiny, excellent wireless microphone, but with problems

SmartMike+ is a tiny Bluetooth wireless lapel mic that offers excellent audio and powerful features but is confusing to use reliably and sometimes bewildering.

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Wi-Fi 7 speeds are almost as fast as Thunderbolt 3

Wi-Fi 7 speeds are almost as fast as Thunderbolt 3

The next generation of consumer wireless networking could provide connections with extremely high speeds, with initial demonstrations of Wi-Fi 7 delivering about the same speed as Thunderbolt 3.

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Save up to $100 on AirPods, AirPods Pro, AirPods Max at Amazon

Save up to $100 on AirPods, AirPods Pro, AirPods Max at Amazon

Amazon has issued some of 2022's best AirPods deals as we embark on the last week in January. Save up to $100 instantly on every model, including AirPods Pro on sale for $179.99 and AirPods Max discounted to $449.

Fourth M1 chip with 12-core CPU may arrive in updated iMac Pro

Fourth M1 chip with 12-core CPU may arrive in updated iMac Pro

Apple may not be completely done with its M1 generation of Apple Silicon chips, with a leaker claiming one more configuration is on the way in an "iMac Pro"

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FeatureWhich MacBook Air or MacBook Pro to buy at any price point

Which MacBook Air or MacBook Pro to buy at any price point

Apple offers a lot of choices in the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines across a very wide range of prices. Here's what model you should buy based on how much you want to spend.

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New iPad Pro in the fall could have Apple Silicon M2 chip, maybe not MagSafe

New iPad Pro in the fall could have Apple Silicon M2 chip, maybe not MagSafe

Apple's next refresh for the iPad Pro could happen in the fall, a leaker claims, and while it is likely to have an M2 chip, there's some doubt about wireless charging.

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ReviewSpeck Presidio Folio for MagSafe review: Portable charging convenience

Speck Presidio Folio for MagSafe review: Portable charging convenience

Speck's Presidio Folio encases your MagSafe charger for on the go but quickly converts into an adjustable stand when needed.

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Best deals Jan. 23: $20 Audio-Technica earphones, $12 SanDisk USB-C Flash Drive, more!

Best deals Jan. 23: $20 Audio-Technica earphones, $12 SanDisk USB-C Flash Drive, more!

Sunday's best deals include Audio-Technica Bluetooth Earphones for $20, Netgear Orbi Pro Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi for $155, and a Sony Alpha A6000 camera and lenses for $1,020.

Apple Car engineering manager departs for Meta role

Apple Car engineering manager departs for Meta role

The Apple Car has encountered another setback, with the loss of another engineering manager from the vehicle project to Meta.

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Fall of 2022 will be Apple's biggest ever, if rumors are correct

Fall of 2022 will be Apple's biggest ever, if rumors are correct

Apple's product lineup for late 2022 will include a massive amount of product launches, it is believed, with many product lines expected to feature updated hardware.

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ExclusiveDeals: Save up to $150 on these MacBook Pro 13-inch, MacBook Air configs with 16GB RAM

Deals: Save up to $150 on these MacBook Pro 13-inch, MacBook Air configs with 16GB RAM

B&H Photo this week is delivering some of the best MacBook deals on M1 13-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models, with savings of up to $150 off retail prices in addition to free expedited shipping.

Saturday, January 22, 2022

UK Apple Stores start to accept walk-in customers again

UK Apple Stores start to accept walk-in customers again

Apple is opening up a number of its Apple Stores in the UK to walk-in customers, by dropping a requirement to attend a session with a reservation.

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App Store virtual event, account deletion rule changes delayed until June

App Store virtual event, account deletion rule changes delayed until June

Developers now have more time to change their apps to abide by inbound App Store rules about online virtual group events and in-app account deletion, with a new deadline set for June 30.

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iPhone 13 'pink screen' issue affects small number of users

iPhone 13 'pink screen' issue affects small number of users

A so-called "pink screen" issue is affecting a small number of iPhone 13 units, with a brightly-colored display and crashes thought by Apple support teams to be a software problem, not hardware.

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Apple signs multi-year live-action film deal with Skydance Media

Apple signs multi-year live-action film deal with Skydance Media

Skydance Media is extending its relationship with Apple TV+, by signing a new multi-year deal to develop and produce a series of Apple Original Films.

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Best deals Jan. 22: $850 12.9-inch iPad Pro, $425 off Roomba combo, more!

Best deals Jan. 22: $850 12.9-inch iPad Pro, $425 off Roomba combo, more!

Saturday's best deals include a 12.9-inch iPad Pro for $850, a 16TB Seagate hard drive for $292, and a LePow portable monitor for $167.

Friday, January 21, 2022

Apple removes Unidays verification requirement for educational purchases

Apple removes Unidays verification requirement for educational purchases

Apple appears to have reversed course on its decision to require stricter verification for customers on its online education store just a couple of days after implementing it.

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Amazon, Meta set lobbying spending records in 2021 as Apple's decreased

Amazon, Meta set lobbying spending records in 2021 as Apple's decreased

Amazon and Facebook parent company Meta spent a record amount of money lobbying the federal government in 2021, while Apple actually decreased its lobbying budget during the year.

Jon Hamm laments not being on Apple TV+ in new ad for the service

Jon Hamm laments not being on Apple TV+ in new ad for the service

Apple takes a moment to highlight its star-studded programming for Apple TV+ in its latest ad featuring Jon Hamm.

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'Central Park' season two restarts on Apple TV+ on March 4

'Central Park' season two restarts on Apple TV+ on March 4

Apple has announced that the other half of the second season of its animated musical show "Central Park" will arrive on Apple TV+ on Friday, March 4.

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Best deals Jan. 21: 2020 1TB 11-inch iPad Pro for $860, Xbox Series X for $280, more!

Best deals Jan. 21: 2020 1TB 11-inch iPad Pro for $860, Xbox Series X for $280, more!

In addition to the massive iPad Pro discount, Friday's best deals include $80 off a 2K 144Hz 27-inch monitor, $40 off Apple's MagSafe Battery Pack, and a $600 75-inch 4K HDR TV.

Apple executive discusses inspiration behind 'Time to Run' on Apple Fitness+

Apple executive discusses inspiration behind 'Time to Run' on Apple Fitness+

Apple Fitness+ executive says the idea behind 'Time to Run' was to motivate existing runners move beyond their "everyday neighborhood run."

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iPhone SE, 'M2' MacBook Pro, and 'Apple Watch Series 8' on the AppleInsider podcast

iPhone SE, 'M2' MacBook Pro, and 'Apple Watch Series 8' on the AppleInsider podcast

On this week's episode of the AppleInsider podcast, new models of iPhone SE and iPad Air are preparing to launch, reports claim "Apple Watch Series 8" may come in three sizes, and we discuss the Apple Silicon roadmap for 2022.

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Apple France to stop bundling EarPods with iPhone

Apple France to stop bundling EarPods with iPhone

Following a change in French law, Apple will no longer be legally required to provide EarPods with its iPhone 13.

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Google is working on an AR headset to rival Apple, Meta

Google is working on an AR headset to rival Apple, Meta

Development has reportedly begun at Google on an augmented reality headset, possibly launching in 2024, and aimed at rivalling Apple AR.

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Intel to build $20 billion chip factory in Ohio

Intel to build $20 billion chip factory in Ohio

Intel is reportedly planning to invest at least $20 billion to create a new processor facility near Columbus, Ohio, continuing chip companies' moves to reduce dependency on other countries.

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ExclusiveApple's 16-inch MacBook Pro with 1TB SSD gets new $200 discount, in stock today

Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro with 1TB SSD gets new $200 discount, in stock today

Equipped with a spacious 1TB SSD, Apple's new 16-inch MacBook Pro is now $200 off in addition to $80 off AppleCare. Units are in stock and ready to ship, beating Apple's mid-March delivery estimate by well over six weeks.

Thursday, January 20, 2022

New Apple ads highlight battery life, durability of the iPhone 13

New Apple ads highlight battery life, durability of the iPhone 13

Apple has released two new ads focusing on the iPhone 13, showcasing the battery life and durability of Apple's latest smartphone.

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