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Headlines

Apple Inc. is designing and producing its own device displays for the first time, using a secret manufacturing facility near its California headquarters to make small numbers of the screens for testing purposes, according to people familiar with the situation.

Apple debuts a Spring collection of bands with vibrant colors and unique designs, including bands for Apple Watch Nike+ and Apple Watch Hermès.

Apple Inc. is preparing to introduce new low-cost iPads and education software next week in a bid to win back students and teachers from Google and Microsoft Corp.

News

But the absolute biggest story of the event wasn’t even at the event. It was the launch of Fortnite and, shortly thereafter, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on mobile devices. Specifically, both were launched on iOS, and PUBG hit Android simultaneously.

Most Android phones will have to wait until 2019 to duplicate the 3D sensing feature behind Apple’s Face ID security, three major parts producers have told Reuters, handicapping Samsung and others on a technology that is set to be worth billions in revenue over the next few years.

Reviews

Reviewing the Apple AirPods truly wireless earphones after a few weeks of intensive testing.

The world’s most valuable company isn’t the best example for how you should build your startup.

Rumors

Others

Finally

Based on Apple’s previous education event, Apple could be focusing on iOS-related releases. Jason Snell explains in More Color.

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