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Watch Steve Jobs reveal the original iMac and change everything

Watch Steve Jobs reveal the original iMac and change everything

It's hard to imagine sometimes that, two decades ago when Steve Jobs stood on stage as Apple's "interim CEO" and unveiled the original iMac, the Cupertino firm wasn't the behemoth it is today. The candy-colored, translucent all-in-one computer made its debut on May 6, 1998, and proved to be the tipping point for Apple's reinvention.

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Apple aware of select iPhone 7 models experiencing disabled mics

Apple aware of select iPhone 7 models experiencing disabled mics

If you're an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus user that's noticed the phone's microphone has stopped working properly, you're not alone. It turns out that certain models of the iPhone 7 have begun experiencing a mic bug after updating to iOS 11.3 or later. The issue doesn't appear to be too widespread at the moment, but with the result being a nonfunctional microphone it makes things like calls and FaceTime pretty difficult.

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Q1 2018: Apple sells 4 of the top 5 smartphones globally

Q1 2018: Apple sells 4 of the top 5 smartphones globally

Today the iPhone X was named monarch of the first quarter of 2018. Strategy Analytics named the iPhone X leader of the pack in their latest analysis of the global smartphone market. In their report, we see clearly why Google's preparing Android and Chrome with notch-friendly software adjustments. In today's reported market numbers, we see iPhone X as the clear leader in smartphone sales - by a significant margin.

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The 2018 iPhone could finally fix Apple’s ridiculous charger fail

The 2018 iPhone could finally fix Apple’s ridiculous charger fail

Apple will ship the 2018 iPhones with USB-C to Lightning cables, at least according to sources that leaked the alleged plans on Weibo. In addition, the sources claim, Apple will ship the upcoming iPhone lineup with a new 18w USB-C power adapter for fast charging, a move that may mirror the MacBook's transition to USB-C.

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MoviePass Unlimited returns, with fine print

MoviePass Unlimited returns, with fine print

Today we're having a peek at the MoviePass Unlimited service - because it's not QUITE as Unlimited as you might've guessed. Late last month the "Unlimited" service was cut down significantly. Now, after significant press on the subject, MoviePass brought their Unlimited service back. Almost as if they'd planned on keeping said service the whole time.

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Apple accused of trying to milk users over iPhone battery replacements [Updated]

Apple accused of trying to milk users over iPhone battery replacements [Updated]

Tim Cook might be only too happy to point out how Facebook betrayed the trust of its users but, months prior to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Apple had its own high-profile situation to diffuse. It was discovered to be throttling older iPhones over battery concerns, which is admitted and apologized for. It has since then offered discounted battery replacements, but it might not be what it seems. Some iPhone owners are now complaining that Apple service centers are trying to find the smallest dent or flaw to get owners to pay more than what the battery replacement would have cost.

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Running iOS apps on macOS isn’t going to happen this year

Running iOS apps on macOS isn’t going to happen this year

Apple CEO Tim Cook may have debunked rumors that it is working on a unified macOS/iOS operating system, formerly codenamed Marzipan, but that doesn't mean he is closing all doors. In fact, there are still rumors going around of a "cross=platform" app solution to bridge the two worlds together. While that may be true, unofficially speaking, those looking forward to seeing it at WWDC this year might be in for a disappointment. At least according to famed blogger John Gruber's sources, that is being pushed back to 2019.

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Tim Cook: iPhone X pricing, strategy here to stay [UPDATE]

Tim Cook: iPhone X pricing, strategy here to stay [UPDATE]

This is the first time since the iPhone line was split into two devices that the more expensive unit sold more than the lesser. That's what Apple CEO Tim Cook suggested during Apple's fiscal Q2 financial results call this afternoon. Cook responded to a question of the current Apple strategy of releasing three phones at once - specifically on the iPhone X and it's starting price of $999 USD. Tim Cook said he couldn't be prouder of the work they'd done and the way they've done business in the quarter at hand - and the one before that, too.

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Apple Q2 2018: When “doomed” is actually $61.1bn in revenue

Apple Q2 2018: When “doomed” is actually $61.1bn in revenue

Apple has published the financial results for its fiscal Q2 2018, revealing a 16-percent increase in quarterly revenue to $61.1 billion. The company primarily has international sales to thank for the success -- 65-percent of Q2 2018's sales were overseas. Overall, Apple saw its strongest March quarter ever, giving the company another record milestone.

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The iPhone X just silenced its critics

The iPhone X just silenced its critics

iPhone sales rose year on year by 3-percent, Apple announced today as part of the company's Q2 2018 financial results, conclusively answering critics predicting a slump in smartphone demand. The Cupertino firm had been expected to admit dwindling interest in the iPhone X, from some quarters at least, after reports that customers had balked at its $1k+ price tag and controversially notched display.

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iPad Review 2018: This one’s for my kids

iPad Review 2018: This one’s for my kids

This newest iteration of the iPad isn't made for the people who buy a new iPad each time Apple makes one available. Instead, the iPad we're reviewing here today is the Cupertino company's continuation of a design that's already been proven to work. People that've never owned an iPad, people that haven't bought a new iPad for a half-decade, and people looking to buy iPads for schools - this is the iPad for you. I'm a parent, and it turns out this iPad is for my children and me, too.

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Facebook Dating is “not just hook-ups” says Zuckerberg

Facebook Dating is “not just hook-ups” says Zuckerberg

Facebook Dating was a subject of Mark Zuckerberg's keynote this morning at F8 2018. There, the CEO and co-founder of Facebook suggested Facebook would be doing more to get people together. He quoted a figure: 200m people on Facebook are listed as single. Zuckerberg made clear he wants to be the cupid that puts all people together, forever.

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