Despite having the same A9X & M9 chips, only the 9.7" iPad Pro has always-on 'Hey Siri'

Article Image In a continuing curious omission, every device that runs Apple’s M9 motion coprocessor features support for always-listening “Hey Siri” — except for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro.

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DOJ seeks to delay Apple encryption hearing, says it may be able to unlock iPhone after all [u]

Article Image In a last minute motion filed in the ongoing San Bernardino iPhone encryption case, the DOJ on Monday asked a federal court to vacate a hearing scheduled for Tuesday, saying an outside party has come forward with a potential unlock method that would negate the need for Apple’s assistance.

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Government resubmits failed motion to compel Apple's assistance in NY iPhone case

Article Image The U.S. Department of Justice is objecting a New York magistrate judge’s decision to deny its motion to compel Apple’s assistance in unlocking an iPhone linked to a years-old New York drug case, with the case now landing at the Eastern District of New York.

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Apple rails against FBI demands for 'GovtOS' in motion to vacate decryption request

Article Image As expected, Apple on Thursday filed a motion to vacate a federal court order that would require it to assist the FBI in unlocking an iPhone linked to San Bernardino terror suspect Syed Rizwan Farook, saying law enforcement demands for a “Government OS” set a dangerous precedent for the public at large.

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DOJ filing: Apple’s refusal to decrypt iPhone is just a ‘marketing strategy’

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The fight over encryption continues to heat up as the DOJ files another motion to force Apple’s compliance.

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Apple ID linked to terrorist's iPhone 5c changed while device was in government hands, Apple says [u]

Article Image In response to a Department of Justice motion to compel Apple’s cooperation in the unlocking of an iPhone 5c used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists, company executives on Friday revealed the Apple ID passcode linked to that device was changed while the handset was in government hands, effectively blocking attempts to retrieve an iCloud backup.

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Apple's third Turkish retail store to open in 2016, report says

Article Image Plans are in motion to open a third Apple Store outlet in Turkey, which according to a Thursday report will be located in the upscale Emaar Square shopping mall currently under construction in Istanbul’s Asian Side.

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iPad Pro has M9 motion coprocessor, but lacks always-on 'Hey Siri' support

Article Image Though it includes the same M9 motion coprocessor as the new iPhone 6s series, Apple’s iPad Pro does not offer support for always-on “Hey Siri” voice controls when operating on battery power.

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Film Industry Claims Victory in Shutdown of Major Piracy Sites


The Motion Picture Association of America ran a victory lap after announcing the shutdown of movie and television torrent sites Popcorn Time and YTS. The shutdowns resulted from major legal wins in Canada and New Zealand. The MPAA last month obtained injunctions against the sites in those countries, effectively blocking them from further operation. Popcorn Time and YTS existed for the sole purpose of distributing stolen movies and television shows, with no compensation going to the people who created them, said MPAA Chairman Chris Dodd.

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Apple releases iOS 9.1 with motion sensing Live Photos, plus taco, middle finger & hockey emoji

Article Image The new iOS 9.1 update is now available, improving Live Photos on the iPhone 6s with motion sensing capabilities to identify when a user raises and lowers their phone, and also adding more than 150 new emoji characters.

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Apple's efficient M9 coprocessor will let your iPhone 6s track pace, make 'Hey Siri' always on

Inside the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus is an upgraded M9 motion coprocessor that borrows new fitness capabilities from the Apple Watch, by estimating your walking or running pace.

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New Apple TV supports console-style MFi game controllers, Apple outs new SteelSeries Nimbus

Gamers playing on the upcoming Apple TV won’t be limited to Apple’s new motion sensing Siri Remote, as the upgraded set-top box will also include support for iOS-compatible Bluetooth gaming controllers, including a brand new offering from SteelSeries.

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Samsung to Ask SC to Reverse Tide in Apple Case


Samsung last week filed a motion to stay the U.S. Court of Appeals’ order in its multiyear patent war with Apple, indicating that it plans to take the case to the United States Supreme Court. Samsung reportedly will ask the Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a 2012 federal jury’s verdict that it violated Apple’s iPhone patents. The motion followed the court’s week-earlier decision to deny Samsung’s request to reconsider the $548 million in damages it was ordered to pay.

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Apple seeks over $15M in fees from patent holdings firm for 'frivolous' lawsuit

A federal court motion filed last Friday reveals Apple is looking to garnish more than $15 million in attorneys’ fees and costs from non-practicing patent holdings firm Unwired Planet, which engaged in a series “kitchen-sink” lawsuits targeting iOS device connectivity features.



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'Pac-Man View' for Google Maps is no prank

Google has long enjoyed April Fools’ Day fun, but unlike Google Nose and Gmail Motion, the new Pac-Man Street View feature is not a prank—unless the joke is on people who’ve lost hours munching dots around the world.

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Apple moves to dismiss lawsuit over iOS device storage space

Apple on Wednesday filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit that claims the company misrepresented to consumers the amount of storage space iOS 8 uses in newly shipped iPhone and iPad devices, noting plaintiffs failed to provide evidence of fraud.



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Apple seeks dismissal of A123 lawsuit over alleged employee poaching

Apple on Tuesday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit leveled by battery maker A123 over alleged poaching activities, saying the complaint failed to meet certain legal requirements.



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Apple supplier NXP to merge with rival Freescale Semiconductor in $11.8B deal

Dutch chipmaker NXP — which provides near-field communications and motion processing hardware for Apple — announced on Monday that it would spend $11.8 billion to acquire rival firm Freescale Semiconductor, a seminal semiconductor manufacturer and itself a longtime Apple supplier.



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Apple asks court to seal objections against GT Advanced bankruptcy

Apple on Tuesday entered a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire requesting to seal objections made in regard to partner sapphire maker GT Advanced Technologies’ Chapter 11 protection filing.



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