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Apple Pay can now be used to pay for Apple digital content

Apple Pay can now be used to pay for Apple digital content

Yes, it does sound a bit ironic. Although Apple has had its own mobile payment system for quite a while now, you couldn't use Apple Pay to buy stuff from Apple's digital stores. That has silently change now and it seems that Apple has flipped the switch for some markets. Users in those select countries will now, if not soon, be able to use their Wallets associated with their Apple Pay account to buy apps, ebooks, and music from Apple's iTunes and App stores.

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Intel chip flaw allowed hackers to watch you browse the web

Intel chip flaw allowed hackers to watch you browse the web

There's a flaw in the vast majority of Intel chips from here back to the year 2011 called ZombieLoad. That's what security researchers are calling it, anyway. The name refers to data a processor cannot handle, a "zombie load" which can be exploited thanks to a code vulnerability in Intel hardware.

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Apple Pay won’t need apps to work with some NFC stickers

Apple Pay won’t need apps to work with some NFC stickers

Contactless technology like NFC conjure up images of simply and lightly tapping on surfaces to initiate an action, be it authentication or even payment. What those scenarios don't often include is the initial setup that has to be done beforehand, like downloading an app and signing into a service. Apple, however, seems to be leading the way towards that the true realization of that fantasy with NFC tags that trigger Apple Pay, all without setting up anything other than Apple Pay first.

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Apple’s new TV app arrives on iOS, Apple TV, and Samsung smart TVs

Apple’s new TV app arrives on iOS, Apple TV, and Samsung smart TVs

Apple has announced that its new Apple TV app has arrived in more than 100 countries for its device owners, as well as for users who own select Samsung smart TVs. The redesigned app is made to meet all of your entertainment needs, bringing a huge movie and television collection alongside major video apps and an overhauled design. Samsung boasts that it is the first TV manufacturer to offer the Apple TV app and AirPlay 2.

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Smartphones are finally getting smart, but at whose expense?

Smartphones are finally getting smart, but at whose expense?

The latest Android update made it clear: Smartphones are, at last, getting smart. The intelligence we've craved for the past decade is essentially on our doorstep. This might be the most significant several years in the history of mobile smart devices. But most people won't even notice. It'll be through updates like the one we're talking about today that smartphones finally, truly, start to earn their name.

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Apple can’t escape App Store antitrust lawsuit rules Supreme Court

Apple can’t escape App Store antitrust lawsuit rules Supreme Court

Apple's hopes to get an App Store antitrust lawsuit dismissed have fallen flat, with the US Supreme Court giving the go-ahead to a case alleging the iOS software download store is, indeed, a monopoly situation. The lawsuit, Apple v. Pepper, saw four iPhone owners sue the Cupertino company, arguing that the App Store allows Apple to unfairly control software prices by virtue of it being the only official place to download titles.

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2019 iPhone cameras take center stage in new leak

2019 iPhone cameras take center stage in new leak

The next iPhones are still months away, but they've despite that, they've been the subject of numerous leaks and rumors. Many of those rumors have focused heavily on the cameras these phones will have, with the iPhone XS and XS Max successors rumored to have three and the iPhone XR follow-up with two. Today, yet another leak is corroborating this information, along with how those triple camera arrays will look.

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Apple Card shows up in the flesh with its minimalist design

Apple Card shows up in the flesh with its minimalist design

Although Apple has long been expected to make its own physical card, the timing of its arrival was still a bit of a surprise. Announced last March, the company showed off a titanium credit card that unmistakably bore Apple's aesthetics. Now we're getting a view of what the real card looks in person, or at least based on someone's brave photos of the card.

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WWDC 2019 might be a sad show for some iPhone users

WWDC 2019 might be a sad show for some iPhone users

WWDC 2019 is right around the corner, and though the show will likely hold some surprises, one topic that's sure to come up is iOS 13. It's during WWDC that we'll learn which iPhones are getting iOS 13, and Apple certainly has a tough show to follow in that regard - last year, it announced that all phones running iOS 11 would receive upgrades iOS 12. Will the company be making a similar announcement this year? A new report today claims that it won't be.

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Powerbeats Pro Review: AirPods tech gets the sound it deserves

Powerbeats Pro Review: AirPods tech gets the sound it deserves

The Beats Powerbeats Pro aren't going to do much to end step-sibling rivalry in Cupertino, but some healthy family competition pays dividends for music fans. AirPods have shared their toys, in the shape of the Apple H1 Bluetooth chip, and Powerbeats Pro have run with it, adding features and talents that could well overshadow Apple's already-iconic white earbuds.

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The 2019 iPhone just hit a huge milestone

The 2019 iPhone just hit a huge milestone

Apple has given the green-light to production of its next-generation chip, insiders claim, set to power the 2019 iPhone range which will pack even more cameras than today. The Apple A13 will be the successor to the A12 Bionic, announced in 2018, which is found in the current iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR.

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Apple’s Warren Buffett Paper Wizard game shows it has a sense of humor

Apple’s Warren Buffett Paper Wizard game shows it has a sense of humor

The legendary Warren Buffett reportedly doesn't invest in technology companies and yet, at the annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting, Apple CEO Tim Cook made a surprise appearance and expressed how elated he was that Buffett is an Apple investor. The two's partnership, however, didn't stop there. In addition to a comedy skit between Buffett and Cook, the Apple exec suggested that the philanthropist create his own mobile game. It turns out, Apple was serious and just launched Warren Buffett's Paper Wizard.

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