Italian shipper says iPhone XS, XC to ship on September 21

Italian shipper says iPhone XS, XC to ship on September 21

Apple is expected to announced three new iPhones -- the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Plus, and iPhone XC -- on Wednesday at the "Gather Round" event, and already the rumors are flying on when the new phones can be picked up at Apple retail and carrier stores or when first shipments will arrive at homes and offices. An Italian shipping company notified its employees that a "high-traffic day" is coming soon, with that date being September 21.

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Tap into your inner animator with an Animatron Studio Pro Plan Lifetime Subscription

Tap into your inner animator with an Animatron Studio Pro Plan Lifetime Subscription

You see them everywhere -- clever and eye-catching marketing animations that are used to entertain, educate, and sell you on a product or service. Now you can create mobile-friendly marketing content without needing to know how to draw with the Animatron Studio Pro Plan Lifetime Subscription ($49.99)

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Apple wins an Emmy award For ‘Carpool Karaoke’ spinoff

Apple wins an Emmy award For ‘Carpool Karaoke’ spinoff

Apple’s Carpool Karaoke spinoff has won Emmy nomination in the short-form category. It was the company’s first Emmy for original content, joining several technical/engineering Emmy Awards the Silicon Valley company has won over the years, first in 2011 for developing FireWire and most recently in 2017 for Siri’s integration into the Apple TV set-top box.

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Less than 1% of Americans recognize China’s top 20 corporations

Less than 1% of Americans recognize China’s top 20 corporations

Automated logo designers GraphicSprings have released a study revealing the world’s most powerful logos, in terms of public recognition. In order to understand the impact well-designed logos have on a brand’s success, the graphics company commissioned a poll asking individuals to identify the logos of the top 200 most profitable companies worldwide. 

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The Name Game: New phones might be the iPhone XS, XS Plus and XC

The Name Game: New phones might be the iPhone XS, XS Plus and XC

Another day of speculation and rumors is under way, and the latest -- this from an alleged leak from China Mobile -- says that the names of the 2018 iPhone crop will be the iPhone XS (for the iPhone X "replacement"), the iPhone XS Plus (for the larger 6.5-inch OLED phone), and the iPhone XC for the 6.1-inch LED version of the phone. 

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NotaBene: A decidedly different iOS email/notetaking app

NotaBene: A decidedly different iOS email/notetaking app

Just when I become jaded and believe that every possible app has been thought of, someone proves me wrong. In this case, the app is an email app that works quite a bit differently from those that you're used to using. Called NotaBene, this iOS app is from the folks at Fin, which is a very powerful AI service that is useful for those who need -- but can't afford -- a personal assistant. 

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Apple reportedly talking with major publishers about inclusion in its Texture, Apple News apps/services

Apple reportedly talking with major publishers about inclusion in its Texture, Apple News apps/services

Yesterday it was reported that Apple had hired Liz Schimel, a veteran media exec who previously served as president of Conde Nast China, to serve as “head of news business.” Now re/code reports that the tech giant has been talking to some of the biggest newspapers in the U.S. about adding their stories to Texture, the magazine app/service Apple bought in March. 

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