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U.S. FTC Scrutinizes Apple Over Health Data Privacy

Posted on 13/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is looking to Apple for assurances that it will prevent health data collected by its iOS Health app and the upcoming Apple Watch from being used without an owner’s consent

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Apple Seeds Betas of Safari 8.0.1, 7.1.1, and 6.2.1

Posted on 13/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has seeded new betas of Safari to developers. The betas are: Safari 8.0.1 for OS X Yosemite, Safari 7.1.1 beta for Mavericks, and Safari 6.2.1 beta for OS X Mountain Lion.

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Apple Releases Thunderbolt Display Firmware Update 1.2

Posted on 13/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has released Thunderbolt Display Firmware Update 1.2, designed for the 2011 Thunderbolt Display. The ´╗┐´╗┐release notes state the update improves reliability when connecting devices to the Apple Thunderbolt Display, and also addresses a rare issue that may cause the display to go black.

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SanDisk Debuts iXpand USB Flash Drive w/ Lightning Connector

Posted on 13/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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SanDisk is launching the iXpand USB Flash Drive, a new Made For iPhone/iPad flash drive that also includes an integrated Lightning connector. The device is designed to make it easier to transfer content between iOS devices and computers with a standard USB port.

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Walmart to Match Prices With Amazon.com

Posted on 13/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Walmart has informed managers of its 5,000 U.S. stores that they can now match prices with Amazon.com and other online retailers.

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Apple Watch Chip Makers Reportedly Set to Begin Production Soon

Posted on 13/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Chip suppliers for Apple’s upcoming Apple Watch are said to be gearing up to begin production ahead of the wearable device’s expected early 2015 launch. AppleInsider: Citing industry sources, DigiTimes reports Apple’s chip suppliers are nearly ready to start production…

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The Secret iOS Apps Apple Reserves For Employee Use Only

Posted on 12/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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You’re all likely familiar with many of Apple’s apps, such as Pages, Numbers, and iMovie. But did you know there are a group of iOS apps that Apple reserves strictly for use by their employees?

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