Famed Apple engineer details the iPhone's secret history

With the 10th anniversary of the iPhone’s release this week, a number of Apple engineers who played an instrumental role in the iPhone’s creation have been conducting interviews and shedding new light on how Apple managed to create such a revolutionary product in just about two years.

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Apple recommends but won't force two-factor authentication on High Sierra

Apple has clarified that its beta release of MacOS High Sierra and iOS 11 will not force all users to adopt two-factor authentication on their Apple ID. That said, it and others still highly recommend it.

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Wetern Digital Ships 12TB Helium-Filled Hard Drive

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Western Digital has come through on its promise late last year to release a 12TB hard drive. It will not be cheap.

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Google gives everyone machine learning superpowers with TensorFlow 1.0

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With this week’s release of TensorFlow 1.0, Google has pushed the frontiers of machine learning further in a number of directions.

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Samsung's Note7 Post Mortem Turns Up 2 Problems


Samsung is set to release the results of its Galaxy Note7 investigation on Monday, explaining the underlying causes of the problems that led to the phone’s demise. The three independent quality control and supply chain analysis firms Samsung engaged to conduct the investigation concluded that the Note7 was affected by two separate issues. One was a battery issue; the other was the rush to market. The battery issue reportedly originated with batteries made by Samsung SDI, which did not fit inside the phone properly, leading some devices to overheat, catch fire or even explode.

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How to make an iPhone last longer instead of buying a new iPhone 7

The recent release of the iPhone 7 was met with the usual excitement brought on by Apple’s latest technology. People were lined up outside Apple Stores around the country for days before they were ready for sale. It’s no wonder why the demand is high for the iPhone 7. It has an amazing dual-lens camera with…

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Nintendo's Q1 Reflects Struggles Unrelated to Pokemon Go Success


Nintendo shares fell sharply in Tokyo on Wednesday, following its release of a Q1 earnings report that disappointed analyst expectations. The company reported a drop of 31 percent in net sales and an operating loss of about $48 million, which it attributed to growing strength in the Japanese yen but which likely had more to do with dismal sales of the outgoing Wii U console. The weak results come amid a frenzy over the recently released Pokemon Go augmented reality game, which Nintendo felt obliged to address last week.

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Turkey blocks WikiLeaks access after Erdogan party email leak

Turkey has banned access to the WikiLeaks website, the group announced Wednesday, after the release of a trove of documents purportedly related to the country’s power structure.

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Hacker looks to sell 117M LinkedIn passwords from 2012 data breach

LinkedIn says that it is moving quickly to deal with the release of data from a 2012 security breach, which could include 117 million passwords.

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Officials Named in Panama Papers Cower Behind China's Great Firewall


Chinese authorities have issued censorship instructions to the media following the release of the Panama Papers, according to news reports published last week. The leaked documents reportedly listed several top Chinese officials who used Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca to set up offshore companies. The names include relatives of at least eight current or previous members of the Chinese Communist Party’s Politburo Standing Committee, such as President Xi Jinping’s brother-in-law Deng Jiagui.

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Apple Music scores another big exclusive with Drake's 'Views From the 6' album

Article Image The tight relationship between Apple and Drake is set to continue with the release of the hip-hop star’s newest album, Views From the 6, which will be an Apple Music exclusive when it drops on April 29.

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Apple ceases code signing for iOS 9.2.1 after successful iOS 9.3.1 release

Article Image Following the rollout of Apple’s latest iOS 9.3.1 point release, the company on Tuesday stopped signing code for iOS 9.2.1, meaning users can no longer downgrade to the older operating system version.

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Apple celebrates 40 years of business with ad-inspired music playlist

Article Image Apple continued its 40th anniversary celebration Tuesday with the release of a new Apple Music playlist that collates songs featured in and inspired by the company’s colorful advertising history.

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Apple profiles iPad apps for World Autism Acceptance Day

Article Image At the release of its new 9.7 inch iPad Pro, Apple presented a video of Dillan, a young man who is both autistic and non-verbal, who was able to begin expressively communicating via apps on his iPad. Today, the App Store is featuring more of Dillan’s story and a range of apps developed for autistic people.

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Web link bug in iOS 9.3 causes apps to crash, freeze

Article Image In what appears to be yet another bug in Apple’s latest iOS point release, users running iOS 9.3 are reporting system stability issues when attempting to open hyperlinks in Safari, Mail, and Messages, as well as third party Web browsers like Google Chrome.

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How to enable Wi-Fi Calling in iOS 9.3 for Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile iPhones

Article Image With Monday’s release of iOS 9.3, all four major U.S. cellular carriers — including the latest addition, Verizon — now support Wi-Fi Calling on Apple devices. Here’s how to activate the feature on supporting networks.

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