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Headlines

Revolutionary Touch Bar, Breakthrough Performance in Apple’s Thinnest and Lightest Pro Design Ever

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Discover and Watch TV Shows and Movies from Multiple Apps in One Place

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Features Exclusive Watch Faces, Nike Sport Bands and All-New Nike+ Run Club App

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News

If you’ve been waiting for Apple’s AirPod wireless headphones to go on sale, you’re going to have to wait a little longer. Apple says that they are not ready and they it will need ‘a little more time’.

😢

techcrunch.com by Matthew Panzarino, <1 min read

iOS 10.1 introduces a new “Portrait” mode, designed to take advantage of the two cameras included in the iPhone 7 Plus.

macrumors.com by Juli Clover, 1 min read

From everything I can piece together, the T1 chip in the new MacBook Pro is a variant of the system-on-a-chip used in the Apple Watch,” explains Troughton-Smith, in an interview with The Verge. “Running watchOS on the T1 lets the Mac benefit from Apple’s deep work on iOS embedded security, as the T1 gates access to the Touch ID sensor and, from the looks of it, the front-facing camera in the new MacBook Pro too.

theverge.com by Tom Warren, 2 min read

During today’s fourth quarter 2016 earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked about Siri, artificial intelligence, home assistants vs. mobile assistants, and balancing AI with security, which led to some interesting new insights into Siri’s popularity and Apple’s privacy stance.

macrumors.com by Juli Clover, 2 min read

While rumors have suggested Apple is working on a Thunderbolt Display replacement powered by an integrated GPU, Apple’s LG partnership seems to indicate that Apple may have shelved plans to build a new display, something that’s been confirmed by The Verge’s Nilay Patel. According to Patel, Apple told him it is out of the standalone display business.

Please Apple, don’t leave us alone with this ugly LG. 😰

macrumors.com by Juli Clover, 1 min read
Reviews

The new MacBook Pro is here — literally available for preorder today — and I’ve just tried it. The best thing I can say about is simple: everything about it looks and feels so good I almost didn’t believe it.

theverge.com by Dieter Bohn, 3 min read

As soon as the 7 Plus was announced with its dual lenses and depth effect (Portrait Mode), I knew I was going to have to upgrade from my normal-sized iPhone to the big guy. I love taking photos, and I own a dSLR, but I, like many others, find myself taking all of my photos on my phone. “The best camera is the one you have with you,” etc. etc.

medium.com by Brian L.W. Moore, 3 min read

These new machines mark the first significant spec advancements for the MacBook Pro since they moved to Haswell processors in 2014, and the first notable hardware changes since going Retina in 2012. As such, it’s no surprise that the new MacBook Pro is an improvement in nearly every way over previous models. This is truly the next generation of Apple’s flagship laptops.

macstories.net by Alex Guyot, 8 min read
Rumors

Earlier in the year, rumors began swirling around the possibility Apple might launch a version of iMessage for Android smartphones due to the company’s increased focus on services, “which means opening up certain avenues beyond its own iOS and OS X platforms.”

macrumors.com by Mitchel Broussard, 2 min read

Apple Inc. has dozens of software engineers in Canada building a car operating system, a rare move for a company that often houses research and development projects close to its Cupertino, California headquarters, according to people familiar with the matter.

bloomberg.com by Mark Gurman, 2 min read

Citing a supply chain source, Nikkei says Apple will release the three iPhones in the following sizes: 5.5 inches, 5 inches, and 4.7 inches. The site still believes one premium model with a curved edge-to-edge OLED display will be sold alongside two models that have standard LCD displays.

I don’t buy that, why would say release a 5” and 4.7”? That makes no sense to me.

macrumors.com by Juli Clover, 1 min read
Others

In exclusive interviews, Apple executives explain why it was over four years in the making — and why we should care.

cnet.com by Shara Tibken and Connie Guglielmo, 13 min read

Apple’s fiscal 4th quarter in 5 charts On Tuesday Apple announced its quarterly results, and then its executives spent some quality time with analysts who tried to get Tim Cook to announce unreleased products. Tale as old as time. Here are five quick takeaways in the form of annotated charts. Because who doesn’t love charts.

sixcolors.com by Jason Snell, 3 min read
Finally

The most powerful technology in the world is technology that everyone, including people with disabilities, can use. To work, create, communicate, stay in shape, and be entertained. So we don’t design products for some people or even most people. We design them for every single person.

New Apple’s webpage about accessibility. 👏🏼

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