Apple Inc A9 chip cores in iPhone 6s and 6s Plus deliver a processor punch to Samsung, Qualcomm

Article Image Preliminary testing of Apple’s latest A-series mobile Application Processor shows that it brings a big jump in general CPU performance over last year’s already speedy A8. It also advances Apple’s lead in proprietary ARM core design performance over Samsung and Qualcomm.

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Apple researching wireless earphones with bone conduction noise cancelling tech

According to a patent application published on Thursday, Apple is looking into advanced bone conduction technology that would enhance voice communications in an unannounced wireless earphone system.

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New zero-day attack threatens fully patched OS X

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The new exploit allows an application to gain root permissions via a Unix shell, all without ever needing a password. That’s the kind of hack that could cripple deployed systems.

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Apple investigating solar-powered wireless mice and trackpads

An Apple patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday reveals continued research into alternative energy solutions, specifically as it applies to a lineup of wireless computer peripherals with embedded solar cells.

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Tinder adds verified profiles for celebrities you will never date

Launched Tuesday on the social dating application, Tinder has added support for verified profiles to identify “notable public figures, celebrities and athletes” when those people appear in your recommendations within the mobile app.

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Pega Healthcare CRM Promises 360-Degree View


Pega last week announced enhancements to Pegasystems Customer Service for Healthcare, an application that integrates customer service and care management through its Clinical Interaction Manager to provide a 360-degree view of all customer interactions. The application provides call center agents with data across administrative, health and care management interactions with the goal of enabling them to provide better service. The integration of front-line service agents and back-office care management staff is a first, according to Pega.

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Microsoft inadvertently reveals 'Flow by Outlook' chat app for iPhone

Microsoft appears to be developing a streamlined chat and email application for iPhones called Flow by Outlook, a leaked download webpage marked “Microsoft Confidential” revealed on Wednesday.



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Apple invention uses vibrations and temperature to simulate different materials on touchscreens, trackpads

An Apple patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday details an advanced haptic feedback system that simulates the feeling of different textures on a device display, such as wood and metal, using localized vibrations and temperature changes.



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Apple exploring light field image editing software, patent application shows

A patent application filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday reveals Apple is continuing to explore light field camera applications, in this case imagining how users would manipulate image data to change focus or depth of field in a photo editing app.



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Apple releases iTunes 12.1.2, enabling syncing between iOS and new OS X Photos app

Apple on Thursday issued a new update for iTunes that takes advantage of the new OS X Photos application, adding support for syncing photos to an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



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Samsung Galaxy S6 delivers poor graphics performance vs. Apple iPhone 6 Plus

While boasting an “Octa Core” Application Processor and an extremely high resolution display, Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 falls flat in running GPU intensive apps and games — particularly in comparison to Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.



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Apple investigating iPhone dock with integrated display, touchpad, sensors, inductive charging, more

A patent application published on Thursday reveals Apple’s interest in a docking solution for iPhone and iPad that supports multiple accessories and incorporates a display, advanced gesture controls, wireless communications and even inductive charging.



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Developers get new group options in Apple's TestFlight service

Running split tests or assessing multiple variants of an application simultaneously has been made easier for iOS developers with Apple’s announcement of new TestFlight functionality that lets beta testers be divided into groups.



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ESPN for iOS becomes a universal app for iPhone & iPad with new look, iPhone 6/+ support

ESPN’s official application for iOS was given an overhaul on Thursday, becoming a universal app for iPhone and iPad, gaining support for the larger displays of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and also getting a fresh coat of paint.



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iPhone users can now reload their Starbucks Card with Apple Pay

The official Starbucks application for iOS was updated on Wednesday to add support for Apple Pay, allowing users to quickly reload their Starbucks Card with the press of a fingertip.



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First look: Apple's all-new Photos for OS X brings the best of iPhone, iPad & iCloud to the Mac

Apple’s first beta of the new Photos application for OS X showcases a sleek, uncluttered interface that will instantly feel natural to anyone who has used the modern Photos app for iPhone and iPad, bringing welcome features and strong iCloud integration to the desktop.



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Apple releases first beta of OS X 10.10.3 with debut of Yosemite's new Photos app

Developers can be among the first to get their hands on the new Photos for OS X application, thanks to the release of a preview build of of OS X 10.10.3 on Thursday.



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Five barriers that might hold Apple back from moving Intel Macs to custom ARM chips

Shortly after Apple introduced its first custom A4 Application Processor in 2010 to power the original iPad, rumors began to suggest the company could eventually migrate its Macs from Intel x86 processors to ARM chip designs of its own. However, there’s a series of significant hurdles the company would need to jump first.



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Apple patent points to iCloud-based Touch ID syncing, fingerprint-protected Apple Pay terminals

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent application for an iCloud-based fingerprint storage and cross-device syncing solution, a system that could do away with manual Touch ID setup and power next-generation Apple Pay-enabled POS terminals.



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