Month: February 2018

Collector attempting to get non-functional Apple I working after first building a replica

A collector of vintage Apple computers is attempting to restore a non-functional Apple I to full working order, and is documenting the process on Twitter … more… 9to5Mac

Activists call for boycott of Apple and Amazon over National Rifle Association streaming app

Following a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., gun control activists are calling for a 24-hour boycott of Apple and Amazon as the two companies… Read more »

Snapchat sees dramatic spike in app downloads despite controversial redesign

Snapchat’s incredibly controversial redesign appears to be paying off, at least in terms of downloads. According to new data from analytics firm Sensor Tower, Snap has seen a sharp increase… Read more »

Review: VOCOlinc’s smart power strip is an affordable way to add HomeKit to 3 devices

Adding HomeKit to your house can be expensive, but as the technology progresses, more affordable options have been making their way to market that make HomeKit a viable choice for… Read more »

‘Sticky’ iPhone caused Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to buy more AAPL than anything else in 2017

The "Oracle of Omaha" Warren Buffett continues his recent run of buying massive amounts of Apple stock, with Berkshire Hathaway having only one stock with more value in total. AppleInsider… Read more »

Phone from ‘The Matrix’ resurrected in the modernized Nokia 8110 Reloaded

Continuing a pattern of reviving older designs in an attempt to stay relevant in the mobile phone industry, Nokia has resurrected one of its more famous designs, bringing back the… Read more »

KGI: Apple to release all new high-end over-ear headphones later this year

KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo today reports that Apple will release ‘high-end over-ear’ headphones in late fall ‘at the earliest’. Apparently featuring an all new design, it sounds like this is not… Read more »

Apple to move Chinese iCloud keys to China servers, opens door to government data requests

In order to conform with Chinese cybersecurity laws, Apple will for the first time move cryptographic iCloud account keys out of the U.S. and into China when it migrates customer… Read more »

Apple Pay Cash shows up in Messages app for users in Brazil, Ireland and Spain

Apple Pay Cash is showing up in the Messages app for certain iOS users in Brazil, Ireland and Spain, suggesting an international rollout of Apple’s peer-to-peer money transfer service is… Read more »

Self-driving test cars with remote control backup could hit California roads in April

If approved, new Californian regulations could allow companies like Apple to test their self-driving platforms with remote backup, instead of putting a human behind the wheel. AppleInsider – Frontpage News