The iPhone XR sports an A12 bionic chip and ‘liquid retina’ display

The iPhone XR sports an A12 bionic chip and ‘liquid retina’ display

Apple has announced the iPhone XR, which the company says integrates “breakthrough” technologies from the iPhone XS (see separate article) in an all-screen glass and aluminum design with the “most advanced “LCD in a smartphone featuring a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display and six finishes. 

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Apple’s App Store sees a record-breaking holiday season

Apple’s App Store sees a record-breaking holiday season

Apple has announced that App Store customers around the world made apps and games a bigger part of their holiday season in 2017 than ever before, culminating in $300 million in purchases made on New Year’s Day 2018. During the week starting on Christmas Eve, a record number of customers made purchases or downloaded apps from the App Store, spending over $890 million in that seven-day period.

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Apple garnered a lot of good will today (now about the AirPort product line)

Apple garnered a lot of good will today (now about the AirPort product line)

Apple gained itself an incredible amount of good will today by announcing: the 2013 Mac Pro wasn't expandable enough and that a more modular model is in the works, along with new Apple displays; new iMacs are coming this year, some with pro level capabilities; and that the Mac mini is staying in the line-up.

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Apple’s iOS App Design and Development Accelerator opens in Bengaluru, India

Apple’s iOS App Design and Development Accelerator opens in Bengaluru, India

Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, has announced the official opening of the company’s iOS App Design and Development Accelerator in Bengaluru, India. Tens of thousands of developers in India make apps for iOS, and this initiative will provide additional, specialized support for them, says Apple CEO Tim Cook. 

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Happy birthday, iPhone; you’re 10 years old today

Happy birthday, iPhone; you’re 10 years old today

Today (Jan.9) marks the tenth anniversary of the iPhone’s debut. At the 2007 Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco, then-CEO Steve Jobs introduced the world to Apple’s smartphone as three products in one — “a widescreen iPod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone and a breakthrough internet communications device.” In the 10 years since, Apple has sold over a billion iPhones. 

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Apple’s Phil Schiller addresses the controversies over the new MacBook Pros

Apple’s Phil Schiller addresses the controversies over the new MacBook Pros

In an interview with The Independent, Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, addresses the controversy surrounding the new MacBook Pros and Apple’s lack of desktop announcements at the recent “hello, again” event. You should read the entire article, but here are some of the highlights:

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New Mac laptops, but no desktops debuted at Apple’s ‘hello, again’ event

New Mac laptops, but no desktops debuted at Apple’s ‘hello, again’ event

At today’s “hello, again” event, Apple introduced a nifty new MacBook Pro, but the desktop line-up saw no love. What was introduced was the thinnest and lightest MacBook Pro ever, along with an interface that replaces the traditional row of function keys with a Retina-quality Multi-Touch display called the Touch Bar. 

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