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All the third party apps Apple killed at WWDC 2018

Apple's WWDC18 keynote was an onslaught of software features across all of the company's major platforms. But many of those features sounded very …

Apps

iOS 12 is more evidence you should buy an iPhone, not an Android phone

If on September 20, 2013, you walked into an Apple Store and purchased a brand-new iPhone 5S, and have kept using it ever since, later this year you …

iPhone

macOS 10.14 Mojave Removes Software Update Mechanism From the Mac App Store and Returns it to System Preferences

As the dust settles on Apple's macOS 10.14 Mojave announcement at WWDC on Monday, developers are already busy digging into the beta version that Apple made available to download shortly after the keynote for testing purposes.<p>Among other headlining features, Apple is introducing a new redesigned Mac …

Apple

Apple spent a record $7M last year lobbying the Trump administration

Apple spent $7M last year lobbying the Trump administration, the highest amount it has ever spent on its efforts to influence the White House. In all, tech giants spent a record $50M on lobbying in 2017.<p>The record spend isn’t too surprising when you consider the number of issues on which Apple …

On Twitter, Trump attacks mayor of San Juan for ‘poor leadership’ amid deepening crisis

BRANCHBURG, N.J. — President Trump on Saturday accused the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, of demonstrating “poor leadership” amid the deepening crisis on the island that was devastated by Hurricane Maria.<p>Trump launched his personal attack on Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz via a morning tweetstorm from …

Donald Trump

Inside Hillary Clinton’s Surreal Post-Election Life

When I walk into the Chappaqua dining room in which Hillary Clinton is spending her days working on her new book, I am greeted by a vision from the …

Sorry Samsung! iPhone 7 still outperforms the Galaxy S8

The Galaxy S8 might be packing a brand new Qualcomm processor, and it might outpace the iPhone 7 easily in benchmark tests. But when it comes to real-world performance, Apple’s 7-month-old smartphone proves it’s still king.<p>There’s no denying the Galaxy S8 is insanely fast. Its Snapdragon 835 chip …

Tim Cook: If we don't oppose travel ban, 'we become a part of it'

Commentary: Speaking at the University of Glasgow, the Apple CEO insists Apple is not an activist company.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Donald Trump has, in the past, called for a boycott on Apple products.<p>This was after Cupertino had …

Trump fears terrorists, but more Americans are shot dead by toddlers

Shortly before leaving America for Britain, after 12 years as a correspondent, the relative of one of my son’s friends politely declined my invitation to visit us in London.<p>“I don’t think I could go to Europe,” she said. “It doesn’t seem safe.”<p>Try as I might I could not suppress a laugh. My wife …

Mental Disorders

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are the 'most admired' people in America

Hillary Clinton extended a record and President Barack Obama got in another parting shot over his eventual successor, Donald Trump, in Gallup's …

Barack Obama

Hillary Clinton is the Most Admired Woman In America

She's won 21 times.<p>Gallup released a poll on Wednesday that showed Hillary Clinton was the most admired woman in the world in 2016. The poll consisted of only Americans and was conducted in December.<p>The results shouldn't be surprising — since Gallup first started doing the yearly poll in 1946 to …

Hillary Clinton

Washington Post launches Chrome plug-in to fact-check Trump on Twitter

Proving even traditional media is capable of having fun, The Washington Post today released a plugin designed to fact-check our President-elect. ‘RealDonaldContext’ is a Chrome plugin that scours Trump’s tweets and adds fact-check summaries beneath them.<p>As for what’s deemed inaccurate, that’s for …

Fact Checking

Apple and Google go on record opposing any effort to build a muslim registry in Trump administration

In a Friday evening release to Buzzfeed, Apple and Google spokespeople went on the record saying that the two tech behemoths would be opposed to helping build or contributing to any sort of ‘Muslim Registry’.<p>An Apple spokesperson said:<p>“We think people should be treated the same no matter how they …

Donald Trump questions US commitment to 'One China' policy

The Chinese government has warned Donald Trump it is “seriously concerned” after the US president-elect indicated he might jettison a four-decade understanding with Beijing unless its leaders were prepared to strike a new “deal” with his administration.<p>In an interview with Fox News on Sunday, the …

China

Turkey Mourns 38 Killed in Istanbul Blasts: ‘We Will Have Our Vengeance’

Turkey declared a national day of mourning on Sunday after a pair of bomb blasts killed 38 people outside a football stadium in central Istanbul on …

Intelligence agencies distressed by Trump's rejection of findings on Russia

President-elect Donald Trump's dismissal of U.S. intelligence findings that Russia tried to sway the presidential election is a distressing slap in the face to the intelligence community, current and former U.S. intelligence officials said Sunday.<p>Trump on Sunday repeated his rejection of the …

Donald Trump

Election Recount to Begin in Wisconsin Following Green Party Petition, Officials Say

Wisconsin accepted Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein's petition for a statewide recount of votes for President of the United States, state officials said Friday. The recount is expected to begin late next week.<p>“The Commission is preparing to move forward with a statewide recount of votes …

Surveillance Self-Defense Against the Trump Administration

On Tuesday, Americans handed the U.S. presidency to a racist, xenophobic, authoritarian, climate science-denying, misogynistic, revenge-obsessed …

Apple store line dividers suggest new MacBooks will go on sale today

There’s typically a period of anticipation after every Apple keynote, between a new product being announced and it arriving in stores for customers to buy.<p>That may not be the case with today’s Mac event, as a photo shared online show Apple Stores set up with outside line dividers — suggesting that …

Apple

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf Retires, Effective Immediately

Wells Fargo said on Wednesday that Chairman and CEO John Stumpf will retire effective immediately in the wake of a sales practice scandal at the bank.<p>The company's board of directors elected President and Chief Operating Officer Tim Sloan to succeed him as CEO, while Lead Director Stephen Sanger …

Google’s Pixel smartphone should have Samsung worried, not Apple | VICE News

Google wants everyone to think it is directly challenging Apple's iPhone with its new Pixel smartphones. At the unveiling of the two new flagship phones Tuesday, Google consistently mocked the iPhone, and it has even priced the Pixels the same as Apple's smartphones.<p>This led to numerous headlines …

Yup, the iPhone 7 crushes Google’s new Pixel phones

Soon after Apple unveiled the iPhone 7, the first official benchmarks appeared and quickly confirmed what leaks suggested all along: the iPhone 7 is …

How Can Google Get Away With Making A Phone That Looks Just Like An iPhone?

#Twinning.<p>Yesterday, Google revealed Pixel, a new AI-driven smartphone built to lure frustrated iPhone users away from Apple. And Google is doing it with hardware that’s a dead ringer for the iPhone. Design theft? Or proof that, where form factor is concerned, the phone wars have ended?<p>The Pixel …

Clinton returns to campaign, smiling and appearing energetic

Clinton’s health is Obama’s birth certificate all over again: A barely disguised way for conservatives to wallow in bigotry

The Clinton health hysteria is about painting women as too fragile to hold office<p>Any other year, a presidential candidate who got wobbly at a 9/11 memorial service because he was battling a minor case of pneumonia would be regaled as a hero. How tough and patriotic he is to brave the summer heat …

Apple iPhone 6s Crowned World's Best-Selling Smartphone

Despite Android’s ultra dominance of the smartphone market, with over 80% market share versus 14.6% for Apple, according to the latest data from Gartner, Apple currently accounts for two of the three top-selling smartphone models shipped worldwide.<p><b>Apple’s iPhone 6s is currently the world’s most</b> …

Mobile

How Samsung Tripped on Quality Control in Its Rush to Beat Apple

In its rush to beat rival products to market, notably Apple’s (aapl) new iPhone, Samsung Electronics (ssnlf) has accelerated new phone launch cycles, …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Hosting a Fundraiser for Hillary Clinton

Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will visit Northern California on Wednesday and hold a fundraiser hosted by Apple CEO Tim Cook.<p>Apple …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 glass screen more easily damaged than any iPhone

Reviewers and YouTube examiners are discovering that the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Gorilla Glass 5 screen is susceptible to screen scratches. …