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2020 iPad Pro Teardown Provides Closer Look at LiDAR Scanner and Confirms Incremental Update

iFixit today shared a video teardown of the new iPad Pro, which Apple unveiled earlier this month. iFixit found that most of the internals of the 2020 ‌iPad Pro‌ are the same as the 2018 model, confirming that the device is a relatively incremental update. The most notable new feature seen inside the new ‌iPad Pro‌ was the LiDAR scanner, which measures the distance to surrounding objects up to five meters away, and enables enhanced experiences with augmented reality. iFixit also took a look...
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Apple may reopen some of its stores in the first half of April

Apple will open each store according to local conditions regarding the virus
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iFixit Teardown Takes a Look at New Scissor Keys in 2020 MacBook Air and Finds Easier to Access Trackpad and Battery

iFixit today shared the results of one of its traditional teardowns of the new MacBook Air, which Apple unveiled last week. The major notable new feature in the MacBook Air is the scissor switch keyboard, an upgrade over the much-maligned butterfly keyboard that was prone to failure and spurred Apple to implement a wide-ranging repair program. The scissor switch keyboard was first introduced in the 16-inch MacBook Pro, but Apple is planning to expand it across the MacBook lineup, starting wi...
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iFixit Teardown Takes a Look at New Scissor Keys and Finds Easier to Access Trackpad and Battery

iFixit today shared the results of one of its traditional teardowns of the new MacBook Air, which Apple unveiled last week. The major notable new feature in the MacBook Air is the scissor switch keyboard, an upgrade over the much-maligned butterfly keyboard that was prone to failure and spurred Apple to implement a wide-ranging repair program. The scissor switch keyboard was first introduced in the 16-inch MacBook Pro, but Apple is planning to expand it across the MacBook lineup, starting wi...
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Apple Plans to Start Reopening Retail Stores in First Half of April

Apple today informed employees that it plans to reopen its Apple retail stores starting in the first half of April, according to VentureBeat. Retail stores will not all reopen at once and will likely remain closed longer in areas with more widespread outbreaks. Apple closed all of its stores outside of China on March 14, and at the time of the closure, said that retail locations would remain closed until March 27. That date was later extended with vague wording on the Apple Store website tha...
Tags: Apple, Featured, China, Apple Store, Apple Retail, Deirdre O Brien, Apple Plans to Start Reopening Retail Stores


Apple Card gets updated privacy policy on new data sharing and more transaction detail

Apple is updating its privacy policy for Apple Card to enable sharing more anonymized data with Goldman Sachs, its financial partner. Apple’s reasoning here is that this will make it able to do a better job of assigning credit to new customers. The data is aggregate and anonymized, and there is an opt-out for new customers. Three things are happening here: Apple is changing the privacy policy for Apple Card with iOS to share a richer, but still anonymized credit assignment model with Goldm...
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People Who Left Devices at Apple Stores for Repair Can't Get Them Until Stores Reopen

All of Apple's retail locations outside of Greater China are closed right now, and customers who left their devices for repair are unable to pick them up until the stores reopen, an Apple spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider. Apple closed all of its stores on Saturday, March 14, but stayed open for a few extra days to allow customers to pick up devices ordered for in-store pickup or that were at the store for repair. There were, however, some people who weren't able to make it into stor...
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Customers can’t get their iPhones back if they left them at an Apple Store before they closed amid the coronavirus pandemic (AAPL)

On March 14th, Apple officially closed every one of its stores outside of China over coronavirus concerns — but stayed open for two days after that just so customers could pick up iPhones or other devices that had been left for repairs. Apple sent emails and tried to call customers who had devices being repaired at its stores, but some customers couldn't be reached, or otherwise couldn't make the two-day pick-up window to get their devices.  For customers who missed the two-day pickup window, ...
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CarPlay May Support Wallpapers in iOS 14

CarPlay may support custom wallpapers when connected to an iPhone running iOS 14, according to leaked code obtained by 9to5Mac. The report claims Apple is currently testing the feature with default wallpapers available in iOS 13, adding that the wallpapers would automatically switch between light and dark versions on the CarPlay interface depending on the time of day. The report also claims that Apple Maps will provide more info for certain businesses in iOS 14, such as specific Genius Bar s...
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Apple updates Mac Mini with more storage options

Apple today announced the Mac Mini will ship with more standard storage space. Starting at $799, the base model Mac Mini now ships with a 256GB SSD, up from 128GB previously. The CPU, GPU and system memory remains the same from the previous model. This refresh is a slight but welcomed bump to Apple’s least expensive Mac. With the updated specs, the Mac Mini offers a bit more bang for the buck but the specs still lags sorely behind similarly priced pre-packaged Windows PCs. The $799 Mac Mini r...
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Apple now says its retail stores are closed ‘until further notice’

Apple appears to be expecting a longer disruption to shopping at its physical retail stores as a result of the public health crisis posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this week, in a press release, the iPhone maker said it would be closing retail stores outside China until March 27. A note on its website now says the shutdown is open-ended. Apple writes that the bricks-and-mortar stores “are closed until further notice” — so at the very least it’s signalling to customers to expect ongoin...
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Apple offers advice to customers hobbled by its global store closures

A new FAQ page tells customers how to get help during its store closure
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Apple Stores in San Francisco Bay Area to Remain Closed for At Least Three Weeks Under New Shelter-in-Place Mandate

Six San Francisco Bay Area counties this afternoon issued a shelter-in-place mandate that affects close to seven million people along with businesses in the area, including Apple Stores, reports The San Francisco Chronicle. In the counties of San Francisco, Marin, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, and Contra Costa, along with the city of Berkeley, residents must stay inside and venture out only for necessities. Santa Clara county includes Apple's headquarters and many additional offices, while...
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Apple Offers Extended Return Period Due to Store Closures, Will Accept Returns Two Weeks After Stores Reopen

Apple on Friday shut down all of its retail stores outside of greater China for a two week period in an effort to cut down on the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the United States and other countries. Following the store closures, Apple has published an FAQ that answers key questions customers might have about repairs and returns. When it comes to returns, Apple says that it will accept returns for up to 14 days after its stores reopen, giving customers who need to return a product or ...
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Apple fined record $1.2B in France over anti-competitive sales practices

The wheels of the regulatory machine continue to turn, and today Apple, along with two of its wholesale partners, was dealt a major blow in France over antitrust violations, by receiving the biggest-ever fine levelled against a business over anti-competitive practices and “sterilizing the market” for Apple products, specifically as they are sold across a range of Apple Stores, large “big box” retailers and smaller, independent resellers. Apple, along with its wholesale distribution partners I...
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The ongoing fallout from the coronavirus means pressure is higher than ever for Apple's iPhone 12 to be a runaway success (AAPL)

As the coronavirus continues to spread, causing uncertainty around Apple's business and product launches, investors and analysts will be looking to the iPhone 12 for some certainty. Expectations for the iPhone 12, which is said to be Apple's first 5G iPhone, have been high for months — long before the coronavirus and even ahead of Apple's iPhone 11 launch. But the ramifications of the coronavirus outbreak, which has caused Apple to revise its Q2 2020 revenue guidance and cancel its WWDC confer...
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Select Apple Stores Remain Open Temporarily for Customers With Pending Sales and Repair Pickups

Apple on Friday announced that all of its retail stores outside of the Greater China region are closed through March 27 due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. However, multiple sources have indicated that Apple is keeping some of its retail stores open this weekend for customers with pending in-store pickups only. At least some Apple retail employees in the U.S. are reportedly still being asked to go into work today to assist with in-store pickups tied to Apple's online store and Genius Ba...
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Apple is closing all of its stores outside of China until March 27

Apple will be closing all of its stores outside of China until March 27th. In a statement on the company’s website attributed to Tim Cook, the company attributed the decision to lessons it had learned from its response to the outbreak in China, where the disease was first identified. “What we’ve learned together has helped us all develop the best practices that are assisting enormously in our global response,” Cook wrote. “One of those lessons is that the most effective way to minimize risk o...
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Apple to Close All Retail Stores Outside of China Until March 27th

Apple today announced that it is closing all of its retail locations outside of Greater China until March 27 due to the continuing spread of the coronavirus, which means Apple Stores worldwide will be shuttered for the next two weeks. In a letter letting customers know about the store closures, Tim Cook says that China has taught us that the most effective way to minimize the risk of the coronavirus's transmission is to reduce population density and maximize social distance, which is why ‌App...
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Apple closes all stores outside China for two weeks due to coronavirus outbreak

Apple said today that it’s closing all stores outside China till March 27 due to the coronavirus epidemic. In a statement, the company’s CEO, Tim Cook, asked customers to visit online stores and websites for sales and support. We will be closing all of our retail stores outside of Greater China until March 27. We are committed to providing exceptional service to our customers. Our online stores are open atwww.apple.com, or you can download the Apple Store app on the App Store. For service and su...
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Apple Closes All Retail Stores in Spain Due to Coronavirus

Apple has closed all 11 of its retail stores located in Spain as the coronavirus continues to spread in the country. Spain earlier today declared a state of emergency. In a message posted on all of its store websites in Spain, Apple says that health precautions have forced the closure of its retail locations, with no word on when the stores will reopen.Due to current health precautions, this store will remained closed until further notice. If you need online support, visit getsupport.apple.co...
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Apple Cancels Today at Apple Sessions Until at Least April 5, Boosts Mac Stock in Stores

Apple yesterday canceled Today at Apple sessions across all of its retail locations in the United States and Canada, after canceling sessions earlier in the week in areas highly impacted by the coronavirus like the San Francisco Bay Area and Seattle. Today at Apple sessions will be canceled until at least April 5 at this point in time, according to a retail employee with knowledge of Apple's plans, though that could change based on how the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread. High-profil...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Canada, United States, Apple Store, Apple Retail, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle Today, COVID-19 Coronavirus, Boosts Mac Stock in Stores


An Apple Store employee on leave has tested positive for COVID-19 in Santa Monica

An Apple Store employee who was on leave from the Third St. Promenade store in Santa Monica, California tested positive for COVID-19 late yesterday. The employee had been on leave to care for a relative since March 2nd. Apple consulted health experts and deep cleaned the Third St. store which remains open. Apple says that it has also instituted additional deep cleaning protocols and taken measures to reduce density by cancelling Today at Apple sessions and spacing out Genius Bar appointments....
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Apple Store Employee on Leave in Santa Monica Contracts COVID-19

An Apple Store employee from the Third St. Promenade store located in Santa Monica, California tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, reports TechCrunch. The employee had been on leave to care for a relative since March 2, 10 days before being diagnosed. Apple says that it consulted health experts and did an overnight deep cleaning of the Third St. store, which is still open."Apple's first priority -- now and always -- is the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities ...
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'Today at Apple' Sessions Suspended at All Apple Stores in U.S. and Canada Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Apple today announced that it is temporarily pausing its "Today at Apple" programming as a precautionary measure amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, with sessions canceled at all Apple Stores in the United States and Canada until further notice. "Today at Apple" typically offers free hands-on group sessions focused on photography, video, music, coding, art and design, and more at Apple Stores. For more on Apple's response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, read our guide. (Thanks, Ch...
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Applications of Internet of Things technology in the education sector

This is a preview of The Internet of Things research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more technology coverage with Connectivity & Tech Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing connectivity news and analysis to your inbox. The Internet of Things (IoT), the connection of devices – other than standard products such as computers and smartphones – to the Internet, is in the process of transforming numerous areas of ...
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Apple Stores will avoid Watch and AirPod try-ons due to coronavirus

Coronavirus has deeply affected the tech industry, but it’s also making its impact in more subtle ways. Case in point: According to Business Insider, Apple has told Apple Store employees to stop encouraging customers to try on products like the Apple Watch and AirPods. Business Insider cites “sources familiar with the matter.” Though Apple Stores will still let you try out these devices if asked, it won’t be offering the opportunity willy-nilly. In addition, the report claims the company has red...
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Apple Limits AirPods and Apple Watch Try-Ons in Retail Stores to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

Apple is scaling back Apple Watch and AirPods try-on options at some of its retail stores as part of an effort to cut down on the spread of coronavirus, reports Business Insider. Customers can still ask to try on ‌Apple Watch‌ and ‌AirPods‌ models, but employees have been told not to offer try-ons proactively or to encourage them. Limited try-ons are part of Apple's broader efforts to fight the coronavirus outbreak, which has infected more than 1,000 people in the United States. As was repor...
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Apple Store employees are being told not to offer Apple Watch or AirPods try-ons unless customers explicitly request it as a precaution over coronavirus fears (AAPL)

Apple has scaled back Apple Watch try-ons at some of its retail stores as the coronavirus spreads, according to sources familiar with the matter. While Apple hasn't eliminated try-ons, employees are being told not to offer it proactively and to only allow try-ons at the customer's request. It's one of several measures Apple in light of the coronavirus outbreak, along with implementing deep cleanings in stores and installing hand sanitizer stations. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more ...
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Apple is telling retail workers not to encourage customers to try on the Apple Watch or AirPods in a precaution against spreading the coronavirus (AAPL)

Apple has scaled back Apple Watch try-ons at some of its retail stores as the coronavirus spreads, according to sources familiar with the matter. While Apple hasn't eliminated try-ons, employees are being told not to offer it proactively and to only allow try-ons at the customer's request. It's one of several measures Apple in light of the coronavirus outbreak, along with implementing deep cleanings in stores and installing hand sanitizer stations. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more ...
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