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16-inch MacBook Pro still extremely difficult to repair reveals iFixit

16-inch MacBook Pro still extremely difficult to repair reveals iFixit

Apple's mythical 16-inch MacBook Pro almost remained just that, late and elusive. But when it did finally debut, it checked almost every item on the rumor list, including the new-old scissor switch "Magic Keyboard". But we all know that looks can be deceiving and what lies beneath is just as important, especially when it comes to repairs. That's why iFixit experts dug deeper beyond the new MacBook Pro's keyboard to see what makes it tick and, most importantly, how to put it back together again.

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iOS 13.2.3 released to fix iPhone search and download bugs

iOS 13.2.3 released to fix iPhone search and download bugs

Apple has released another iOS 13 update, bringing the latest version of the software for iPhone to iOS 13.2.3 and with it addressing a number of search, attachment, and background activity glitches. It comes less than two weeks since Apple released iOS 13.2.2, which featured a fix for over-aggressive closing of background apps.

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MacBook Pro 16-inch keyboard first look video shows Magic scissors

MacBook Pro 16-inch keyboard first look video shows Magic scissors

The favorite website of anyone attempting to fix their own broken gadgets, iFixit, has published a new video of its 16-inch MacBook Pro 'Magic' keyboard teardown. The team recent highlighted the new keyboard and its scissor switches in a live stream, giving future buyers the opportunity to see what they're getting. The previous, and mostly hated, butterfly switches are a thing of the past.

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MacBook Pro 16-inch, 2019, released to stores and shipping

MacBook Pro 16-inch, 2019, released to stores and shipping

The newest 16-inch MacBook Pro (16-inch model) was made available at Apple Stores today, with a reserve system. This means you could, potentially, walk into an Apple Store without any interaction with the Apple website - but we wouldn't recommend it. If you're going to really jump in on this device and absolutely need to purchase the machine today, you're going to want to go to the Apple Store online, first.

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Apple removes nearly 200 vaping apps from App Store

Apple removes nearly 200 vaping apps from App Store

Vaping is something that's garnered a fair amount of controversy lately. The CDC has linked at least 42 deaths to lung illnesses associated with vaping, with more than 2,000 non-lethal cases reported as well. With these reports out in the open, Apple has decided to remove almost 200 vaping apps from the App Store.

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Apple subscription bundles likely in 2020, here’s what you’ll get

Apple subscription bundles likely in 2020, here’s what you’ll get

The theme to Apple's 2019 has definitely been subscription services, with the company launching a bunch of new ones like Apple News+, Apple TV+, and Apple Arcade. Now that all of these new subscriptions are out there, it may not be long before Apple looks to bundle them together. In doing so, it would be taking a page out of Amazon's playbook, which bundles a variety of services with Prime.

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Apple Research app launched, allows users to contribute to health studies

Apple Research app launched, allows users to contribute to health studies

Apple today launched its Research app, kicking things off with three new studies that users can opt to participate in. The company says that all three are "landmark" multi-year longitudinal studies that dive into things like women's health, heart health, and hearing. So, if you want to help Apple and scientists conduct health research, you can download the app from the iOS App Store and participate in any of these three studies.

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Stanford Medicine Apple Watch study shows heart warnings work

Stanford Medicine Apple Watch study shows heart warnings work

Standford Medicine has conducted a study that looked at the Apple Watch and the wearable's ability to detect atrial fibrillation. The study found the Apple Watch app can identify heart rhythm irregularities, which can help catch atrial fibrillation. The study authors say that atrial fibrillation is a type of irregular heart rhythm and is a leading cause of stroke and hospitalization in the US.

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Apple Music Replay will remind you of your top track of 2019

Apple Music Replay will remind you of your top track of 2019

It's almost that time of the year when we take stock of the past months to see how far we've come along. These days, we have all these social networks and apps that help take a load off our brains and use the data they already collected on us to help us reminisce. For the first time since it launched, Apple Music is offering a new Replay service to let you reminisce or cringe about your music tastes in the past 11 months and beyond.

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Phil Schiller says iPad is better than “cheap” Chromebook for students

Phil Schiller says iPad is better than “cheap” Chromebook for students

Today Apple's Phil Schiller had some words for the education market with specific regard for Google's Chromebook platform. He spoke to CNET about their new MacBook, mainly, but also responded to a question on how Chromebooks seem to be taking a foothold in the education market. "In the K-12 market, particularly for the lower grades -- K through six to nine," said Schiller, "iPad is doing really well."

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Walmart’s voice ordering feature gets support for Siri

Walmart’s voice ordering feature gets support for Siri

Walmart Voice Order, the company's feature for ordering items using voice commands, now supports Apple's Siri assistant. The new support brings Walmart Voice Ordering to Macs, iPhones and iPads, the Apple Watch, and even CarPlay and HomePod smart speakers. The Siri support joins previously added compatibility with Google Assistant.

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These custom AirPod Pros cost over $67k

These custom AirPod Pros cost over $67k

A pair of AirPod Pro earbuds were customized by the same folks who brought you several diamond-encrusted iPhones. They've suggested that the "Caviar AirPods Pro Gold Edition" is an extravagant package the likes of which only one person will ever own. They've suggested that the body of each of the AirPod Pro buds is "one-piece 750-content gold."

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