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    Apple and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai have announced a long-term partnership that aims at getting 100,000 girls into education. CEO Tim Cook and Malala met in Beirut, Lebanon, last Saturday, and gave The Independent an interview in which they discuss the initiative. Lebanon is one of the initial target countries, alongside Afghanistan, Pakistan, ...
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    It’s still amazing to think that a seeming conspiracy theory was true: On Dec. 20, Apple admitted it’d been secretly slowing down iPhones as their batteries aged. The company’s explanation: The throttled speeds kept those phones from unexpectedly shutting down. That explanation wasn’t enough for some, who accused Apple of quietly driving people to upgrade ...
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    Apple’s latest iPhone ($999.00 at Apple) looks and works differently than any iPhone before it. It lacks home button, ditches the fingerprint sensor, and has a fancy new camera system. But don’t let any of that intimidate you — it’s a slick device, and once you adjust to using gestures instead of buttons to navigate, ...
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    US tech giant Apple has previewed forthcoming emojis, including one that depicts a woman wearing a hijab. More than 12 animated symbols were unveiled on Monday to celebrate World Emoji Day and will be released on Apple devices later this year, the company said. “The new Emoji make it easier for users to express themselves ...
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    Windows Phone is now well and truly dead after the announcement of Mircrosoft withdrawing support for Windows 8.1. There it lies, buried in the graveyard of failed smartphone platforms. Cause of death: Android. Yes, really. Apple changed everything in mobile, but in the chaotic years after its release, there was a massive opportunity to be the ...
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    The iPhone 8, iPhone 7s Plus, and iPhone 7s will be faster than ever thanks to their 10nm A11 chips, and we already have benchmarks for such a mobile processor from Apple to prove it. But there’s one other critical iPhone component that’ll help out with performance, and a new report suggests that this particular part is ...
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    IKEA will be one of the launch partners for Apple’s augmented reality framework, bundled into the iOS 11 release. The new AR app will show customers virtual furniture in their own home. Customers take a series of photos of a room before choosing from IKEA’s vast selection of furniture. The Swedish company expects to have ...
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    Tim Cook recently opened up on one of Apple’s most highly anticipated projects: autonomous cars. For the first time, during an interview with Bloomberg Television, Tim Cook revealed that Apple has been working on autonomous systems. This includes the type of autonomous technology powering self-driving cars and other autonomous vehicles. This doesn’t necessarily mean that ...