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LG Electronics and Magna International tie-up is reportedly close to an Apple Car deal

LG Electronics and Magna International tie-up is reportedly close to an Apple Car deal

One of the most interesting rumors that has come out of Cupertino in the last several years has nothing to do with smartphones or computers. The most interesting rumor swirling around having to do with Apple is the long-rumored Apple EVr. The EV was first rumored years ago, and subsequent rumors claimed the project was dead, but it appears to be at a more advanced stage at this point.

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Apple event on April 20 confirmed: New iPad Pro expected

Apple event on April 20 confirmed: New iPad Pro expected

Apple will hold a special event on Tuesday, April 20, and we're expecting iPad Pro models to be on the agenda. The 2021 iPad Pro is widely expected to adopt 5G connectivity for the first time in Apple's tablets, after the company introduced it in iPhone late last year. The event - with the tagline "Spring Loaded" - could also bring with it AirTags, Apple's long-rumored trackers.

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Siri leaks Apple’s event scheduled for April 20

Siri leaks Apple’s event scheduled for April 20

It turns out Siri isn't very good at keeping her mouth shut. Apple's AI assistant has leaked the date and location for an event being held where new hardware is expected to be unveiled. When asked, "When is the next Apple Event," Siri responds with Tuesday, April 20 at Apple Park in Cupertino, California. What exactly will be unveiled at that event is unknown, but there is plenty of speculation.

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Apple TV with FaceTime camera and Siri speaker reportedly in the works

Apple TV with FaceTime camera and Siri speaker reportedly in the works

A new Apple TV that would double as a FaceTime video calling camera and a smart speaker is reportedly in the works, potentially giving the company's home entertainment and smart home offering a significant boost. The current Apple TV 4K is generally considered to be long-overdue a replacement, having been initially released all the way back in 2017.

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iPad Pro announcement still on track despite Mini-LED shortage

iPad Pro announcement still on track despite Mini-LED shortage

There has been a global shortage of chips due to the combination of several factors, some going as far back as last year. Those pieces of silicon, however, might not be the only ones in short supply. Production of Mini-LED displays are said to be yielding low volumes and that, in turn, might affect companies that rely on these panels for their products. One of those is reportedly Apple but insider reports now claim that the debut of the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro will still push through this month despite that situation.

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This tiny baby washing machine was made to clean AirPods

This tiny baby washing machine was made to clean AirPods

The Cardlax EarBuds Washer is exactly what its name implies. Because of the way most earbuds are designed, there's a good chance they scoop up earwax and all manner of other sorts of dirt and grime on a daily basis. With the device called "Cardlax EarBuds Washer", the process of keeping earbuds clean becomes a slightly more professional operation than what's otherwise pretty standard, but still not recommended: cleaning said earbuds with a toothpick.

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iMessage for Android killed due to lock-in, legal documents reveal

iMessage for Android killed due to lock-in, legal documents reveal

There are two primary iOS apps that Android users want on Google's platform. iTunes, which eventually became Apple Music, did eventually land on Android but iMessage and its convenient messaging systems remain a distant dream. There may have been a time when bringing iMessage to Android was a possibility but, as revealed in a document used by Epic Games in its Fortnite-related lawsuit against Apple, the iPhone maker's execs shot that idea done in fear of losing people to Android.

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Apple App Tracking Transparency might be bypassed by Chinese ad tech

Apple App Tracking Transparency might be bypassed by Chinese ad tech

Apple's upcoming strict privacy measures are proving to be quite effective even before it's fully implemented. Designed to prevent the potential violation of users' privacy by asking permission before apps and services are allowed to track their activity. It is ruffling no small amount of advertisers' feathers but some companies seem to be taking more drastic and questionable measures to circumvent that App Tracking Transparency with help from a state-backed Chinese advertising technology developer.

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Your next iPad may have just leaked

Your next iPad may have just leaked

The year 2021 will not likely deliver a new set of iPad hardware designs from... most perspectives. That's according to the latest set of leaks for the devices, from the new iPad Mini to the largest of the large iPad Pro units. What we're looking at today is a set of three, one iPad Mini and two iPad Pro units, all looking like they'll be the basic size and shape of their real-deal final design releases from Apple.

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Apple iPad and MacBook reportedly first to feel the chip shortage pinch

Apple iPad and MacBook reportedly first to feel the chip shortage pinch

Global chip shortages look set to claim Apple as their next victim, according to new leaks, with a scarcity of components reportedly forcing the company to push back MacBook and iPad production. The ongoing pandemic, among other factors, has led to supplies of chips falling well short of demand, something which has impacted not only the tech industry but automotive and other segments.

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Apple privacy report explains the coming flood of data tracking pop-ups

Apple privacy report explains the coming flood of data tracking pop-ups

Apple has released an updated version of its privacy report, "A Day in the Life of Your Data," ahead of enforcing App Tracking Transparency rules for iPhone and iPad apps in iOS 14.5. The new policy will demand third-party apps request permission from users before they can share individual data for ad-targeting, something which is likely to mean an uptick in dialog boxes for a while.

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Apple Find My network opens for third-party tracking ahead of AirTags launch

Apple Find My network opens for third-party tracking ahead of AirTags launch

Apple is opening up Find My location services to third-party products, expanding what has until now been a way to track down iPhone and the company's other devices. The newly-updated Find My app now includes support for the Find My network accessory program, with Belkin, Chipolo, and VanMoof first to join up.

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