China Consumer Association wants Apple to compensate hacking victims

China Consumer Association wants Apple to compensate hacking victims

The China Consumer Association wants Apple to compensate folks over a recent data security issue that affected a number of consumers in China who said they had suffered financial losses after having their Apple IDs stolen. The consumer group aid in a statement on its website that Apple should compensate consumers in full, according to Reuters.

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Charge two iPhones and an Apple Watch at once with the iPM 3-in-1 Fast Wireless Charging Pad

Charge two iPhones and an Apple Watch at once with the iPM 3-in-1 Fast Wireless Charging Pad

iPM had a lot of success with its 2-in-1 wireless charging pad so they decided to take things a little further. Their new iPM 3-in-1 Fast Wireless Charging Pad ($48.99) is a Qi-compatible charging pad that can charge an Apple Watch and two other devices at the same time.

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Grovemade’s iPhone cases combine handsome craftsmanship with a decent level of protection

Grovemade’s iPhone cases combine handsome craftsmanship with a decent level of protection

Grovemade's team of craftsmen always does a fantastic job making accessories for Apple’s products that take advantage of top quality natural materials. With the Walnut & Leather Case (there’s also a Maple & Leather Case), Grovemade has made another great case. I’ve been using one on the iPhone Xs Max.

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Apple patent filing hints at revamped interface for its TV app

Apple patent filing hints at revamped interface for its TV app

Apple has filed for a patent for an application menu for a video system. It hints at a revamped interface for its TV app, which allows you to continue to watch your favorite shows and movies, discover new content, and find new video apps, all from a single location. 

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Apple Daily Report: Qualcomm: hey, judge, Apple can’t do that (and more news)

Apple Daily Report: Qualcomm: hey, judge, Apple can’t do that (and more news)

Qualcomm has told a California federal judge that Apple can't argue it doesn't owe royalties for a particular patent because its window to do so has closed. The chip supplier says that the patent has been newly injected into the companies' massive licensing dispute belies the fact Apple has known about the patent for months.

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Steve's on British Tech Network's "The Mac Show" tomorrow

Steve's on British Tech Network's "The Mac Show" tomorrow

It’s been a while, but finally I’m going to be on the British Tech Network’s “The Mac Show” tomorrow (Friday, October 19). The show goes live at 4 PM BST (that’s 8 AM PDT / 11 AM EDT) and you can watch (and chat) by pointing your web browser of choice to https://www.britishtechnetwork.com/LIVE.

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Apple’s media device patent filing involves ‘Apple Glasses,’ other gadgets

Apple’s media device patent filing involves ‘Apple Glasses,’ other gadgets

Apple has applied for a patent (number 20180302y06) for controlling the operation of a media device based on whether it’s currently being worn by a user. It could involve AirPods, Beats headphones, the rumored Apple Glasses (an augmented reality/virtual reality headset expected to debut next year or 2021), or a “faceplate with video/audio capability.

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Apple, Oakley team up for an Apple Pay promo

Apple, Oakley team up for an Apple Pay promo

Apple is teaming up with Oakey, which develops and manufactures sports performance equipment and lifestyle pieces, for a new Apple Pay promo: use the company’s mobile payment service in the Oakley app — available at the Apple App Store — or the company’s website and get $25 off your next purchase when you spend $100 or more.

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