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Headlines

The mall is dying — but Apple’s retail chief Angela Ahrendts is reimagining the company’s stores anyway.

The company says initial response has been strong, and shipping times for the iPhone X have already slipped to December.

News

A Bloomberg report made claims that Apple had reduced its requirements from suppliers on the accuracy level of Face ID. Apple has issued a statement stating that the report is “completely false” and that it expects Face ID to be the new gold standard of facial authentication.

A conservative corporation takes its first steps into a new industry.

A Google engineer has detailed a disturbing privacy setting in iOS that allows any iPhone app with camera permission to take photos of you without notice.

Reviews

Ever since tablets became more mainstream, I’ve been aching for a device that could truly be a full-powered, mobile photography solution. After all, the idea of a tablet seems tailor-made for photographers. And finally, in the last few years, hardware and software have reached a point where the tablet truly is a viable solution. Find out how the 2017 iPro Pro fares in this review.

Tim Cook said it’s not the end of the Mac mini, after all. Here are a few quick observations about its possible future.

Rumors

A new LG Innotek factory in Vietnam is allegedly geared toward churning out single- and dual-lens camera modules for various iPhone models, matching Apple’s growing demands.

Others

Finally

If Apple had really been dithering over Touch ID-embedded-in-the-display vs. Face ID in June of this year, iPhone X wouldn’t be hitting the market until 2018. And the final decisions on the hardware for the iPhones that will be debuting next year are being made right now.

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