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Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Hewlett Packard Enterprise leaving Silicon Valley, moving to Texas

Hewlett Packard Enterprise leaving Silicon Valley, moving to Texas

Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Tuesday announced that it would be shifting away from Silicon Valley and relocating its headquarters from San Jose, California, to Houston, Texas.

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Apple releases new calibration tool for Pro Display XDR

Apple releases new calibration tool for Pro Display XDR

Apple on Tuesday released a new Pro Display XDR calibration tool in the latest firmware update for the professional monitor.

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Salesforce to acquire Slack in $27.7 billion deal

Salesforce to acquire Slack in $27.7 billion deal

Cloud service company Salesforce on Tuesday announced that it will acquire popular workplace messaging app Slack in a deal valued at $27.7 billion.

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TipsHow to set up HomeKit security camera activity zones in macOS Big Sur

How to set up HomeKit security camera activity zones in macOS Big Sur

With macOS Big Sur, you can make your HomeKit Secure Video camera notify you of movement only in selected portions of its field of view.

ExclusiveDeals: save up to $200 on 2020 13" MacBook Pros, plus $60 off AppleCare

Deals: save up to $200 on 2020 13

AppleInsider readers this week can save $75 to $200 on every 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro at Adorama with exclusive coupon discounts. Plus, save $60 on AppleCare and get an additional 5% back with the new Edge Credit Card. Total savings can reach upward of $440 off the latest notebooks bundled with AC and the Edge financing promotion.

Apple names its 2020 picks for best books, audiobooks, and podcasts

Apple names its 2020 picks for best books, audiobooks, and podcasts

As the year is coming to a close, Apple has taken time to announce its yearly picks for its favorite media — today, it highlights the best books, audiobooks, and podcasts of 2020.

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Cyber Week Apple deals: save up to $400 on iPads, Macs, Apple Watches, AirPods

Cyber Week Apple deals: save up to $400 on iPads, Macs, Apple Watches, AirPods

While Cyber Monday is over, many deals are still in full swing, with steep savings on Apple hardware, including the new M1 Macs, Apple Watches, AirPods, iMacs and more. AppleInsider has rounded up the best leftover deals from a bustling holiday weekend, with a few new discounts added to the mix.

Roku hires Apple Siri architect Brian Pinkerton to lead advanced technology development

Roku hires Apple Siri architect Brian Pinkerton to lead advanced technology development

Roku has poached a senior Apple Siri executive to lead development of new technology for its own streaming software and platforms.

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Updated backdoor malware again targeting macOS users in Vietnam

Updated backdoor malware again targeting macOS users in Vietnam

A new version of an existing macOS backdoor thought to be tied to a nation-state hacking group is targeting Vietnamese Mac users.

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ExclusiveCyber Week iPad Pro deals: save up to $150 on 11" iPad Pro, $400 off 12.9" model with LTE & free earbuds

Cyber Week iPad Pro deals: save up to $150 on 11

Deals on iPad Pro models are hitting a fever pitch as we kick off December, with exclusive discounts on Apple's latest 2020 11-inch iPad Pros, along with an incredible offer on a 3rd Gen 12.9-inch iPad Pro with LTE that's on sale for $749 with free earbuds today only.

Microsoft Teams adding CarPlay integration, new features for calling

Microsoft Teams adding CarPlay integration, new features for calling

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a slew of changes to the calling features on its Microsoft Teams app, including support for CarPlay and transferring calls between devices.

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Apple orders bilingual comedy 'Acapulco' starring Eugenio Derbez

Apple orders bilingual comedy 'Acapulco' starring Eugenio Derbez

Apple has announced a new bilingual comedy series arriving on Apple TV+, with the Eugenio Derbez-fronted "Acapulco" telling the story of a man working at a resort in Mexico.

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Apple VR headset may use fluid-filled lenses to counter a user's bad eyesight.

Apple VR headset may use fluid-filled lenses to counter a user's bad eyesight.

An Apple VR or AR headset may be able to automatically adjust the lenses placed in front of the user's eyes by using fluids to deform the shape of the lens to improve the user's eyesight.

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Cyber Monday M1 Mac deals extended: $899 MacBook Air, $639 Mac mini, $1,199 MacBook Pro

Cyber Monday M1 Mac deals extended: $899 MacBook Air, $639 Mac mini, $1,199 MacBook Pro

Cyber Monday has turned into Cyber Week with some of the year's best promotions still in effect on new Apple hardware for one more day. Find out where to pick up an Apple Silicon MacBook Air for $899 — or save $100 to $150 on 13-inch MacBook Pros. Prices start at $639 for the Late 2020 models.

TipsHow to use the new editing and search features in Apple Notes

How to use the new editing and search features in Apple Notes

Apple hasn't exactly revamped Notes for macOS Big Sur, but it has brought some new enhancements that will be a boon to regular users.

Zens Modular and extendable wireless chargers can power up to six devices

Zens Modular and extendable wireless chargers can power up to six devices

Smartphone accessory producer Zens has introduced its Modular line of charging accessories, a wireless charging system that can extend to accommodate multiple devices in one station.

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'Apple Car' windshield may feature a notch for sensors

'Apple Car' windshield may feature a notch for sensors

A future "Apple Car" is likely to include sensors to allow it to be self-driving, and some of those sensors need a window or notch to allow them to work through the plastic or fiberglass of a vehicle body.

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Apple Watch bands could offer concealed batteries, enhanced fitness tracking

Apple Watch bands could offer concealed batteries, enhanced fitness tracking

Apple is continuing to explore ways to improve the Apple Watch via bands, including adding an extra battery to the strap, as well as a fabric band capable of handling various fitness tracking capabilities.

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Advocacy groups urge Biden to keep big tech out of the White House

Advocacy groups urge Biden to keep big tech out of the White House

A collection of advocacy groups has called upon President-elect Joe Biden to prevent tech companies like Apple from influencing the administration, over accusations the tech giants are a threat to democracy in the United States.

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Judge backs Apple in BlueMail's App Store antitrust case

Judge backs Apple in BlueMail's App Store antitrust case

A key antitrust case against Apple and the App Store by BlueMail has been dismissed, potentially setting a precedent for the company's separate dispute with Epic Games.

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Apple donates millions of masks and face shields to Zambia

Apple donates millions of masks and face shields to Zambia

As part of its long-running (PRODUCT)RED efforts, Apple reports that it has supplied personal protective equipment to the Ministry of Health in Zambia.

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Amazon introduces native Mac instances for AWS, powered by Intel Mac mini

Amazon introduces native Mac instances for AWS, powered by Intel Mac mini

At AWS re:Invent, Amazon introduced new Mac instances for its Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), enabling developers to natively run macOS in Amazon Web Services for the first time.

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Monday, November 30, 2020

ExclusiveHoliday coupon: save $120 to $150 on these upgraded M1 MacBook Air laptops

Holiday coupon: save $120 to $150 on these upgraded M1 MacBook Air laptops

The best MacBook Air deals are available exclusively at AppleInsider where readers can save $120 to $150 instantly on upgraded models with coupon.

Swiss Apple reseller claims MagSafe Duo Charger to arrive Dec. 21

Swiss Apple reseller claims MagSafe Duo Charger to arrive Dec. 21

While Apple has yet to announce an official launch date for its MagSafe Duo Charger, an authorized reseller in Switzerland is taking orders for the device with a ship date of Dec. 21.

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New Patreon project seeks to bring Linux to M1 Macs

New Patreon project seeks to bring Linux to M1 Macs

Developer Hector Martin, also known as "marcan," on Monday launched a Patreon to fund solo work on a Linux port for Apple silicon Macs.

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New Apple TV+ thriller series 'Surface' to star Gugu Mbatha-Raw

New Apple TV+ thriller series 'Surface' to star Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Apple is partnering with Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine production company to develop "Surface," a psychological thriller series set to star Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

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Apple's proposed changes to Uighur Forced Labor Prevent Act leak

Apple's proposed changes to Uighur Forced Labor Prevent Act leak

Some of the changes that Apple proposed to a bill that seeks to prevent forced labor in China have surfaced in a new report, and include keeping some supply chain information from the public and extending a compliance deadline.

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Apple drops to fourth in global smartphone race during rough Q3

Apple drops to fourth in global smartphone race during rough Q3

Apple's share of the global smartphone market contracted in the third quarter of 2020 as part of a wider slowdown blamed on coronavirus worries, dropping the iPhone maker into fourth place.

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Some early Apple One subscribers run into billing, renewal issues

Some early Apple One subscribers run into billing, renewal issues

A number of users who signed up for an Apple One free trial on day one are having billing issues as the free 30-day period ends.

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VideoHere are 60 of our favorite iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro cases for every taste

Here are 60 of our favorite iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro cases for every taste

AppleInsider has spent a few weeks now gathering up our favorite cases for Apple's new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. Here are some of the best options out there and what we thought of them.

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Apple hires former venture capitalist Josh Elman for App Store discovery role

Apple hires former venture capitalist Josh Elman for App Store discovery role

As part of Apple's ongoing efforts to improve app discovery, the company has hired former venture capitalist Josh Elman for a related role on the App Store.

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Apple's App Store commission cut applies to about 98% of developers

Apple's App Store commission cut applies to about 98% of developers

Apple's new App Store program that cuts in-app purchase commission rates to 15% will apply to the overwhelming majority of all iPhone, iPad, and Mac app developers, data shows.

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New Kensington Thunderbolt 3 dock has 100W power delivery, dual 4K display support

New Kensington Thunderbolt 3 dock has 100W power delivery, dual 4K display support

Kensington has debuted a new Thunderbolt 3 dock, aimed at hot-desking and work-from-home environments, that can deliver up to 100 watts of power and drive dual 4K monitors.

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Cyber Monday Apple deals: over 100 M1 MacBook, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods, iMac discounts

Cyber Monday Apple deals: over 100 M1 MacBook, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods, iMac discounts

Cyber Monday deals are in full swing, with steep savings on Apple hardware, including the new M1 Macs, Apple Watches, AirPods, iMacs and more. AppleInsider has rounded up the best deals on what may be the biggest shopping day on record.

Best Cyber Monday deals on Apple's MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, iMac

Best Cyber Monday deals on Apple's MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, iMac

Cyber Monday is well underway, and time is running out to grab the best deals on Mac computers with aggressive holiday discounts and price wars going on today.

FCC chairman Ajit Pai resigning on January 20

FCC chairman Ajit Pai resigning on January 20

Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai has confirmed he will be stepping down on January 20, leaving the spot vacant for President-elect Joe Biden to fill following his inauguration.

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Apple searches for 'folding camera' supplier to improve iPhone zoom

Apple searches for 'folding camera' supplier to improve iPhone zoom

Apple's iPhone camera may improve the zoom without needing to increase the size of the camera bump, with the company allegedly looking for suppliers of "folded cameras" for future models.

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M1 Mac mini catapulted Apple to number one in Japanese desktop PC market

M1 Mac mini catapulted Apple to number one in Japanese desktop PC market

The new M1-equipped Mac mini has propelled Apple to the number one spot in the Japanese desktop PC market in the two weeks after the device's launch.

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Sonos Cyber Monday deals offer $50 off top speakers

Sonos Cyber Monday deals offer $50 off top speakers

Sonos Cyber Monday deals are going on right now, offering $50 off two of the company's top speakers.