WSJ: Apple Piloted Running Its Own Subscription Based Primary Healthcare Service With 'Apple Doctors'

In 2016, Apple considered an "audacious" plan to launch its own healthcare service, based on a subscription, with "Apple doctors" at clinics for customers, according to The Wall Street Journal. The project, which has since stalled due to internal concerns, was to offer customers an all-encompassing healthcare service that would integrate data collected from the iPhone and Apple Watch. On the project's heels, an internal team studied how data collected from the Apple Watch could improve health...
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Apple Executive Hints at Using AirPods to Provide Users More Health Data

In a wide-ranging interview about Apple's work and progress in the field of health, the company's vice president of technology, Kevin Lynch, has hinted that Apple may someday use sensor fusion with AirPods to provide more health data to customers. Currently, the iPhone and Apple Watch both utilize a wide array of sensors to provide users with health data and information independently. In addition, Apple also uses sensor fusion, which combines data from sensors onboard the Apple Watch and ‌iPh...
Tags: Apple, Bloomberg, Apple Watch, Mark Gurman, Lynch, Ming Chi Kuo, Kevin Lynch, Rene Ritchie, AirPods, AirPods Pro, Deidre Caldbeck

Apple AirTags UX teardown: The trade-off between privacy and user experience

Peter Ramsey Contributor Share on Twitter Peter Ramsey is CEO of Built For Mars, a UX consultancy that helps customers build better product experiences. More posts by this contributor Clubhouse UX teardown: A closer look at homepage curation, follow hooks and other features Spotify Group Session UX teardown: The fails and their fixes Apple’s location devices — called AirTags — have been out for ...
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Hit game PUBG Mobile returns to India with scores of questions

Krafton, which filed for an IPO earlier this week, has built a gigantic gaming empire. If the firm is able to raise the target $5 billion from the IPO it will be the largest public offering in its home country, South Korea. The firm has something to celebrate elsewhere in the world, too. On Thursday, it pulled off another feat that no other firm has been able to achieve: Its sleeper hit title, PUBG Mobile, has made a return to India, which banned the title more than nine months ago. The world’s ...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Gaming, Apps, Asia, South Korea, China, Ipo, India, Tech, Alibaba, Tencent, Mobile Gaming, New Delhi, South Asia

Canoo wants to connect owners to all of their vehicles — not just Canoo’s

Electric vehicle startup Canoo detailed some of the features that may be on its app on Thursday, foremost of which is a one-stop shop functionality that customers could use for their Canoo vehicles – and all their other cars, as well. This unusual approach to its branded vehicle app could potentially pay off big-time for Canoo in terms of user data and revenue via sales on services like tire replacements and insurance. If the average Canoo driver owns two other vehicles, that could mean that 50,...
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The best laptop deals we expect for Amazon Prime Day 2021 including some early discounts

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Amazon Prime Day 2021 is right around the corner, and we're expecting to see some significant deals on laptops. The annual shopping holiday will take place on June 21 and 22, making it a great opportunity to snag a new laptop, whether it's for school, work, or even gaming.Last year, we saw deals on laptops from Apple, Leno...
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Deals: 2021 Apple TV Models Get First Discount, 32GB 4K Model Down to $169.98 ($9 Off)

Today we're seeing the first straight cash discount on the 2021 Apple TV 4K, with $9 in savings on both the 32GB and 64GB models. Starting with the 32GB Apple TV 4K, you can get this model for $169.98, down from $179.00. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. You can also get the 64GB Apple TV 4K for $189.99, down from $199.00. Both of these Apple TVs are sold by Amazo...
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10 things in tech: Zuck's no longer a top CEO, Google salaries, Apple health clinics

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Let's get started.1. Companies like Amazon, Twitter, and Goldman Sachs are pursuing vastly different post-pandemic office policies. Some are embracing an all-remote workforce, while others are encouraging employees to return to their office desks. Here's what some of the world's biggest companies have planned.2. Mark Zuckerberg has fallen off Glassdoor's t...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Texas, India, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Goldman Sachs, Zuckerberg, Glassdoor, Zuck

Disney+ Won't Offer a Cheaper Ad-Supported Plan Anytime Soon

With the popularity of Disney+ showing no signs of abating, Disney is satisfied with its paid subscriber model and has no plans to introduce a cheaper ad-supported tier anytime soon. That was the take-home message from Disney CEO Bob Chapek when asked about the possibility of a cheaper plan offering for its video streaming service, according to The Verge. Speaking at the Credit Suisse 23rd Annual Communications Conference on Tuesday, Chapek said: "We're always re-evaluating how we go to mark...
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Mark Zuckerberg falls off Glassdoor's top 100 CEOs list for the first time since 2013, as his employee-approval rating on the website drops

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP via Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg dropped off Glassdoor's "Top CEOs" list for the first time since 2013. The Facebook CEO scored an 89% employee approval rating, far higher than Glassdoor's 73% CEO average. But he dropped from the list after employee approval dipped in late 2020 and early 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has dropped off Glassdoor's list of the top 100 CEOs ...
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Google To Open First Retail Store Steps Away From Apple in NYC

Google will open its first retail store in New York City, highlighting the internet giant's effort to promote its consumer hardware devices. From a report: The store, in Manhattan's trendy Chelsea neighborhood, will open to the public Thursday, the Mountain View, California-based company said Wednesday in a blog post. The shop, which is a block away from rival Apple's 14th Street store, occupies part of the first floor of Google's New York offices. Alphabet's Google began experimenting with pop-...
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Fighting Subscription Fatigue? 5 Strategies to Help You Reduce the Churn

As the pandemic had locked us inside our homes for the majority of 2020, the number of subscriptions to online video services worldwide passed 1 billion for the first time. Video streaming subscriptions are on the rise, but so is customer churn. And one of the reasons is an abundance of options as more and more OTT players join the SVOD fray. In the US alone, there are now over 300 video services, all competing for time — and a wallet share — of a customer. But more doesn’t always mean better. O...
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Apple Testing Secret Health Care Program with Doctors at Apple-Owned Clinics: Report

Apple has been quietly testing a program that would allow the tech company to provide primary health care service to patients with doctors employed by Apple at clinics also owned by Apple, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The ambitious project, code-named Casper, was reportedly conceived in…Read more...
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Disney+ Moves Its Original Series Releases to Wednesdays After ‘Loki’ Was Biggest Debut Yet

Disney+ original shows will now debut on Wednesdays instead of Fridays. The release date shift of upcoming Disney+ series like Monsters at Work and Turner & Hooch comes in the wake of the monumental success of Marvel Studios’ Loki, which became the most-watched Marvel premiere for the streamer after moving its release to Wednesdays. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney+ is shifting its original series release dates from Fridays to Wednesdays, affecting all global original series inclu...
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Deals: Amazon Discounts 512GB M1 MacBook Air to Match Record Low Price of $1,149 ($100 Off)

Apple's 512GB M1 MacBook Air has returned to its all-time low price of $1,149.00, down from $1,249.00. This sale is available on Amazon, and only for the Gold color option. Stock appears to be low, although Amazon sometimes has more in stock than is reflected on the website. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Apple updated the MacBook Air in November...
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Facebook to Launch Podcast Publishing Platform Next Week

Following in the footsteps of Apple and Spotify, Facebook will launch its own podcast platform offering next week, based on emails seen by The Verge. According to the messages, which were sent to podcast page owners, Facebook will roll out the podcast service on June 22, and content creators will be able to link their show's RSS feed to Facebook, which will generate News Feed posts for all subsequent episodes. "Facebook will be the place where people can enjoy, discuss, and share the podcast...
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Deals: 40mm GPS (Product)RED Apple Watch Series 6 Drops to $319.99 in New Sale ($79 Off)

Amazon has deepened a discount on the 40mm GPS Apple Watch Series 6 today, dropping the price of the (Product)RED model to $319.99, down from $399.00. This model was most recently on sale for $329.00 in the wake of Memorial Day, and although it's still not at the lowest price we've ever seen it, it's still a solid sale. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Di...
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U.S. Antitrust Legislation Would Ban Apple From Pre-Installing Its Own Apps on iPhones

Apple would not be permitted to sell iPhones with its own apps installed under proposed U.S. antitrust legislation that was released last week. Representative David Cicilline confirmed the self-preferencing ban in a discussion with reporters, details of which were shared by Bloomberg. Rather than pre-installed apps, Apple would have to offer other app options for consumers to download. Right now, iPhones come with a range of free Apple-designed apps from Messages and FaceTime to Calendar and ...
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Spotify acquires Podz, a podcast discovery platform

Podcasts are all the rage, but podcast discovery is a challenge. Today, Spotify announced its acquisition of Podz, a startup that’s trying to solve the problem of podcast discovery. “At Spotify, we are investing to build and scale the world’s best (and most personalized) podcast discovery experience,” the company said. “We believe that Podz’ technology will complement and accelerate Spotify’s focused efforts to drive discovery, deliver listeners the right content at the right time, and accelerat...
Tags: Apple, Apps, Spotify, Podcast, Technology, Tech, Machine Learning, Paris Hilton, Microsoft Windows, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Artist, Katie Couric, Canaan Partners, M13, Latif Peracha

The 5 best WiFi routers in 2021 for better streaming, gaming, and working

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A new router will noticeably improve Internet reliability and download speeds of every device in your home. Today's best routers are much quicker and more reliable than those of only a few years ago. TP-Link's Archer AX73 is the best router for most people, with outstanding performance at a reasonable price. A new router is among the best upgrades you can purchase for your home. The router you purchase will determine the network speeds of every device ...
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44 fun and unique gift ideas available on Amazon, from an original Tamagotchi to a portable photo printer

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon stocks just about any product you can think of, which includes cool and unique gift ideas. We found the best unique gifts on Amazon for all occasions, from handmade goods to funny finds. Amazon When looking for unique gift ideas that feel extra personal, Amazon may not be the first place that comes to mind. But it turns out you can find great options if you know where to look. For example, Amazo...
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Interview: Dimitri Logothetis Discusses Future of Kickboxer and Jiu Jitsu Series

Martial arts films have seen a resurgence lately, partially due to the popularity of mixed martial arts and the advent of streaming. Dimitri Logothetis has helped revive the legendary Kickboxer film franchise and released Jiu Jitsu starring Nicolas Cage to Netflix. Now Logothetis is looking to continue both franchises with films, comic books, and television series. ComingSoon Editor-in-Chief Tyler Treese spoke to Logothetis about the future of the Jiu Jitsu and Kickboxer franchises. Check it ou...
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Écouteurs Beats Studio Buds, Testés et Approuvés (video)

Source : Écouteurs Beats Studio Buds, Testés et Approuvés (video) Les nouveaux écouteurs intra auriculaires sans fil Bluetooth Beats Studio Buds d’Apple ont déjà été testés et approuvés par les YouTubeurs et autres journalistes qui n’ont pas manqué de nous donner leur avis avisé… Tests écouteurs sans fil Apple Beats Studio Buds Comme vous le savez certainement, au début de cette semaine Apple a fait […] The post Écouteurs Beats Studio Buds, Testés et Approuvés (video) appeared f...
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Some Apple Card Customers Unable to Make In-Store Purchases for Second Day in a Row

A partial Apple Card outage impacting the ability of some customers to make in-store purchases using their ‌Apple Card‌ with Apple Pay is facing its second day in a row of issues, according to Apple's system status page. On Monday, Apple said that some customers would be unable to make in-store purchases with their ‌Apple Card‌, and two days later, the issue contuines to persist. These new issues follow a widespread Apple Card outage earlier this month that lasted several hours, impacting all...
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Apple Reportedly Wants to Sell Products in Korean LG Retail Stores

Apple is reportedly eyeing a new partnership with LG that would allow the South Korean tech giant to sell iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches at its more than 400 retail "LG Best Shops" in South Korea, according to a report from Business Korea. LG recently shut down its smartphone business, leaving retail space previously used for marketing its handsets being left empty. Apple is now, apparently, eyeing to use that retail space to sell its own iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches. Apple's own reta...
Tags: Apple, South Korea, Mac, Lg, LG Electronics, Apple Watches, Business Korea, LG South Korea, Apple Watches Apple, LG Retail Stores, LG Best Shops, Business Korea LG, LG Best Shop

What to Expect From Microsoft's Windows 11 Event

It’s about time Microsoft introduced something new, and we’re pretty sure that what’s on the way is a new version of Windows. Specifically, we expect to see Windows 11, because Windows 10X has all but kicked the bucket before it even had a chance. (RIP.) Read more...
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iOS 15 Tidbits: Per-App Settings, Notification Summaries, New Calendar Widget, and More

We've highlighted several new features coming in iOS 15, like the return of the text cursor magnifier and the ability to rearrange Home Screen pages, but additional tidbits continue to surface that we think readers will find noteworthy. Per-App Accessibility Settings Last week, we highlighted a new Control Center option that lets you set the text size for individual apps. But per-app accessibility settings don't end there. Individual app customizations also include adjustments to bold ...
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How to check your iPhone battery's health in 3 simple steps, and tell when it's time for a replacement

You can check your iPhone's battery health with a few taps. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider To check your iPhone battery's health, open the "Battery" menu in your Settings app and tap "Battery Health." Whenever you charge your iPhone, the battery slightly degrades, meaning it won't be able to hold as much power in a single charge. Your iPhone will need to be running iOS 11.3 or higher to check your battery health. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. It&...
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Deals: Take 10% Off Select Accessories on Verizon This Week, Including New Beats Studio Buds

is offering 10 percent off select accessories with the code FATHERSDAY this week, including a chance to save on Bluetooth headphones, drones, iPhone cases, Mophie power banks, and more. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Verizon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. There's a that you can use the new code for on Verizon's website, and below we've highlighted a few notable items. Verizon's website includes a...
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Some Apple Card Customers Unable to Make In-Store Purchases for Second Day in a Row [Resolved]

A partial Apple Card outage impacting the ability of some customers to make in-store purchases using their ‌Apple Card‌ with Apple Pay is facing its second day in a row of issues, according to Apple's system status page. On Monday, Apple said that some customers would be unable to make in-store purchases with their ‌Apple Card‌, and two days later, the issue continues to persist. These new issues follow a widespread Apple Card outage earlier this month that lasted several hours, impacting all...
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