Phase change memory can operate thousands of times faster than current RAM

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New discoveries about phase change memory show it can switch at picosecond scales — theoretically opening the door to a DRAM replacement thousands of times faster than our current memory technology.

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Apple reportedly taps Samsung to supply 5.5" OLED iPhone panels in 2017

Article Image Riding on the back of rumors that Apple plans to make the switch to OLED display technology, a report on Thursday claims Samsung has won a three-year contract to supply the iPhone maker with 5.5-inch panels starting in 2017.

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Apple rolls out 'Nearby' Maps search feature in Japan

Article Image Apple on Tuesday flipped the switch on “Nearby” Apple Maps search results serving the Japanese market, offering users in that country quick access to commonly queried points of interest like restaurants, shopping malls, health services and more.

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Apple making sparse use of Swift in its own apps, engineer claims

Article Image In spite of Apple expressing a desire to switch its apps to Swift, just a handful of them are actually using the programming language so far, according to a software engineer.

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Apple denies plans to build iOS-to-Android migration tool

Article Image Apple is not, in fact, working on a migration tool to help iPhone owners switch to Android, a spokesperson said on Monday, in a rare instance of the company commenting on rumors.

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Verizon rolling out Wi-Fi calling this week, but kicks off with Samsung devices only

It’s been a while coming, but Verizon this week finally flips the switch on Wi-Fi calling, kicking off on Tuesday with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge handsets.

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Apple planning jump to OLED for 2018 iPhones, report claims

Article Image Apple is working to switch to OLED displays for iPhones beginning in 2018, a major Japanese publication reported on Wednesday.

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Microsoft Graph promises open developer access to Office 365 data

Article Image Microsoft at its Connect (); conference on Wednesday flipped the switch on Microsoft Graph, n?e Office 365 Unified API, a set of APIs that let developers integrate, manage and tap into vast expanses of data stored in the Office 365 cloud.

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Apple music debuts – Is it the ultimate music service?

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Apple’s new Music Store has debuted with iOS 8.4. Will you try it out for three months, switch from Spotify, or is it just another streaming company in a crowded playing field?

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Apple mapping patent provides seamless outdoor/indoor location determination

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent for harnessing onboard iOS device sensors to automatically switch from one location subsystem, such as GPS and indoor wireless gateway proximation, to another seamlessly and without user interaction.



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iOS 9 hardware keyboard shortcuts bring Apple's iPad world closer to the Mac

New hardware keyboard capabilities for the iPad in iOS 9 make it easier than ever to switch apps and access shortcuts, pushing Apple’s tablet to become more like a traditional computer than ever before.



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Apple expands Siri support to 9 new countries, CarPlay to 6 regions

As part of its iOS 8.3 rollout on Wednesday, Apple flipped the switch on various Siri features in nine new countries, while adding CarPlay capabilities in select locales



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Apple begins accepting non-iPhone trade-ins in the U.S., Europe

Consumers looking to make the switch from an Android, BlackBerry, or Windows Phone device to an iPhone can now bring their old handset directly to Apple, where they could trade it in to receive credit toward the purchase of a new iPhone.



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Why Apple won’t dump Intel x86 for its own ARM chips in MacBooks and the Mac Pro

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Could Apple be prepping a near-term switch to an A7 class product for its future hardware needs? It’s not impossible — but we doubt it.

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