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Apple just dropped iOS 11 beta 4 for developers

Apple just released a new beta of iOS 11 ahead of the final iOS 11 release in September. Things are still quite rough and I wouldn’t recommend installing the beta on a production device just yet. You don’t want to risk having your phone become useless. Show More Summary

Microsoft’s second-generation HoloLens will include a dedicated AI coprocessor

Microsoft has revealed that it is preparing to equip the second version of its HoloLens VR headset with its own AI processing capabilities to enable more features and services. The firm said that it is customizing the current processor within the headset with an AI coprocessor that will allow HoloLens to analyze data without needing to use the cloud. Show More Summary

Apple adds Disney and Pixar characters to Clips

Apple’s super simple video editing app Clips just got its first significant upgrade since launching in April. There are a couple of feature updates in the mix, but the biggest additions are content — including, most notably, a bunchShow More Summary

Qualcomm has some trouble on its hands

Qualcomm’s finances are taking heavy hits over its licensing dispute with Apple and analysts are expressing concern. Today, the company reported its Q3 earnings and front-and-center were the company’s various legal disputes which are causing its profits and revenues to dive. Show More Summary

Tech’s 5 biggest players now worth $3 trillion

Tech’s most valuable players today crossed the $3 trillion aggregate market cap mark according to Google Finance data. It’s a feat that marks a new threshold for tech amidst the current boom. The current market rally is, in some ways, a technology rally. Let’s examine the number, how we got here and why it matters. Read More

Apple launches machine learning research site

Apple just launched a blog focused on machine learning research papers and sharing the company’s findings. The Apple Machine Learning Journal is a bit empty right now as the company only shared one post about turning synthetic images into realistic ones in order to train neural networks. Show More Summary

Apple’s Greater China business now has its own managing director for the first time

Apple has appointed Isabel Ge Mahe as its first vice president and managing director of its business in Greater China. China-born Ge Mahe is tasked with managing Apple’s China business, and she will report into CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff...Show More Summary

The four waves of augmented reality (that Apple owns)

It’s been said that augmented/virtual reality is the fourth wave of consumer technology, and that AR could become much bigger than VR. But AR itself is not one giant wave, it’s a set of four big ones: mobile AR software, mobile AR hardware, tethered smartglasses and standalone smartglasses. Show More Summary

Apple now allows customer support reps to respond to your App Store reviews

Earlier this year, Apple finally introduced the ability for app developers to respond to customer reviews – a feature Google had in place for several years. Now, Apple is expanding this feature with the launch of a new “Customer Support” role available now in the iTunes Connect portal. Show More Summary

Crunch Report | Disney’s Epic Star Wars Hotel

Disney plans to open an epic Star Wars hotel, new emoji are being released to the world, Amazon could be the latest to get into the meal delivery kit business and the latest Atari game console. All this on Crunch Report! Read More

Apple shows off some of its new emoji on World Emoji Day

Apple has revealed a few of the emoji it’ll be releasing on iOS, watchOS and macOS later this year, a little gift just in time for World Emoji Day. The new expressive icons include a T-Rex and an Elf for Jurassic Park and LOTR fans tired...Show More Summary

Apple aims to get an iPad in the hands of every hospital patient

Apple has made great strides in health in the last few years and if it gets its way, there will be an iPad in the hands of every hospital patient. It’s already started with a smattering of hospitals around the U.S. including Jacobs Medical...Show More Summary

Apple will toss in a pair of Beats headphones for students who buy a Mac or iPad Pro

Starting today, Apple’s sweetening its education discount program by tossing in a free pair of Beats headphones for qualified students. The deals is timed to coincide with the looming back to school season, wrapping up on September 25. Show More Summary

Apple unveils smart home experiences in its retail stores worldwide

Unless you’ve had a chance to try some Apple HomeKit products in someone’s home or apartment, it can be hard to understand how it all works. In order to help with that, Apple has unveiled interactive HomeKit experiences in 46 of its retail stores worldwide. Read More

PayPal expands Apple integration, will become a payment option in 11 new markets

PayPal this morning announced an expanded partnership with Apple, which will now see the payment method becoming available as an option on iOS devices, in addition to being available in more markets. Before today, U.S. users could add...Show More Summary

These 13 gifs show Apple ARKit’s massive potential

Apple’s latest operating system may still be chugging along through the phase of developer betas, but we’ve already been seeing a lot of the projects developers have been building for the company’s ARKit augmented reality platform for iOS. Read More

Qualcomm lashes back at Apple, seeking import ban on iPhones that allegedly violate key patents

The white glove legal battle between two of the most important companies in mobile technologies is getting a lot hotter. Today, Qualcomm levied accusations against Apple suggesting that the Cupertino tech giant was infringing on six patents that aided iPhone battery life. Show More Summary

This Apple patent could describe facial recognition for the next iPhone

One of the greatest problems with tech is that there is little room for nostalgia. Aside from Nintendo and potentially Fujifilm, few companies are willing to stick with what’s comfortable. And with good reason! Take Apple, for instance. Show More Summary

Apple said to be exploring face scanning technology for the iPhone

According to freshly-minted rumors posted by Bloomberg, Apple is looking to do away with the iPhone’s tried-and-true fingerprint reader altogether, in favor of face-unlocking technology. The move would mark a major shift away from Touch ID, a mainstay in Apple phones since the introduction of the 5S, back in late-2013. Show More Summary

Apple continues Asia expansion with its first retail store in Taiwan

Apple has continued to expand its retail footprint in Asia after the iPhone-maker opened its first store in Taiwan this weekend. The inaugural Apple Store is located in Taipei 101, a landmark skyscraper in Taipei, and it is staffed with...Show More Summary

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