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  2. cageymaru

    Tech Companies Have a Unique View of Their Net Worth When Paying Property Tax

    Technology mega corporations such as Apple love the spotlight as their stock rises to new highs such as hitting the $1 trillion mark. Everyone is excited for them; including the county tax assessor. When it is time to pay taxes on the new fancy campuses and the equipment inside of them...
  3. DooKey

    Apple Hints at Plan to Build a Car After All as it Rehires Ex-Tesla Engineering Head

    The folks over at Tech Crunch believe Apple may be reviving its Titan car project. They base this speculation on the fact that Apple just hired Doug Field who used to oversee production of the Model 3 for Tesla. Additionally, he will be working with Bob Mansfield who heads the Titan car project...
  4. cageymaru

    Apple Topples the $1 Trillion Mark in Value

    Apple has finally reached the $1 trillion mark in value. The $5.89 gain in the stock price on Thursday meant that Apple was worth $1,001,679,220,000. Amazon is expected to supplant Apple at the top in a year or two. But for right now, Tim Cook has been riding the wave that Steve Jobs handed...
  5. FrgMstr

    China Hates Apple

    Apparently this has been going on for a while, but this is the first time I have read about it. While the Chinese government cites illegal content such as gambling apps, industry analysts, that are familiar with the way a communist government thinks, said this needed to be seen as a bigger part...
  6. cageymaru

    FAANG Stocks Could Lose Big According to Experts

    The FAANG stocks known as Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google (Alphabet) have been the darlings of Wall Street for years. Now they are coming under fire Monday as they have lost $185 billion in value over the past 2 sessions. Larry McDonald from 'The Bear Traps Report' predicts a 30%...
  7. cageymaru

    Apple Offers Free Repairs for Victims of Japan Flooding in July

    Apple has offered free repairs for Apple products damaged during the July flooding in Japan. Victims of the flood are to call a number and Apple will arrange pickup of the device. Of course the item has to be repairable. That's a really nice gesture from Apple. Thumbs up! Apple will service...
  8. cageymaru

    Apple's New iPhone X May Require Authenticated Chargers for Fast Charging

    According to news out of Japan, Apple may start requiring that only chargers with a C-AUTH or 'USB Type-C Authentication' can fast charge the new iPhone X models. Stopping dangerous third party chargers and cables from damaging your phone is a great idea. But the question is will Apple allow...
  9. Z

    FS: $550 Pixel 2 XL 128GB Just Black - BONUS

    Hello, Selling my Brand new Pixel 2 XL 128GB - Just Black - Verizon phone. Brand new from Google - as my old Pixel was stolen and I just moved into an S9+. I am using the powercord/charger. FYI - $949.00 at the Google store / Verizon. Bonus items, SSD, hhd, cpus, gpus, just ask! $550...
  10. cageymaru

    Mobile Game Spending Drives Global App Revenue to $34 Billion in the First Half of 2018

    Sensor Tower conducted a study into the amount of revenue that has been made by Apple's App Store and Google Play in the first half of 2018. Together they made an estimated $34.4 billion in the first half of 2018 with 78% of that coming from mobile gaming revenue. Gaming expenditures by...
  11. K

    FS: BNIB 32GB Apple TV 4K

    Got it as a gift but I already have one, so up for sale it goes: Apple TV 4K - $155 shipped via USPS, PayPal or local pickup in Kansas City for $150 H E A T W A R E
  12. DooKey

    Apple Updates MacBook Pro With Faster Performance and New Features for Pros

    If you're an Apple fan/user and you use your notebook for productivity then you are going to like the new MacBook Pros. The 15-inch model is coming with a 6-core processor they claim will increase performance up to 70 percent and the 13-inch model will come with a quad-core for up to two times...
  13. cageymaru

    Apple Hardware Engineer Charged With Stealing Trade Secrets

    An Apple autonomous car engineer has been charged with stealing trade secrets from the Cupertino, CA company after he was detained while boarding a plane to China. Xiaolang Zhang claimed that he was severing ties with Apple to work for Chinese autonomous car startup XMotors, but purchased a...
  14. DooKey

    Apple Passes Over Intel in Search for 5G Chips for the iPhone

    Calcalist has reviewed some internal Apple communications and it appears that Intel is out of iPhones beginning with the 2020 models. Also, the Intel team working on the next-gen modems have been redirected to other efforts within the company. Further, Intel and Apple aren't responding to...
  15. FrgMstr

    iPhone Will Give Exact Location to 911 Soon

    Apple has now decided to let the caller's exact location to be transmitted during 911 calls, just like every other app on your phone. Under the new system, iPhones will send their exact location to a RapidSOS dispatcher, which will then forward the coordinates to local emergency response...
  16. DooKey

    Cops say iPhone Hackers Have Found a Workaround to Apple's New Security Feature

    Apple just announced a new security feature for their phones that helps to prevent intrusions through the USB port onboard. However, cops are pretty confident that hackers have already found a workaround for this feature and security firm Grayshift, makers of the GrayKey used by police to break...
  17. DooKey

    Apple Will Seal Up Law Enforcement’s Favorite iPhone Cracking Method

    An upcoming version of iOS is going to stop law enforcement from using the USB port on iPhones to break into the phone. The feature is called USB Restricted Mode and if the phone is locked will limit access after one hour of inactivity. At this point the USB port will only allow charging. Apple...
  18. FrgMstr

    Apple Hates Cryptocurrencies

    Apple has changed its developer guidelines to specifically point out that cryptocurrency mining is a no-go from now on. Given the stresses that these types of programs could put on mobile devices is certainly understandable given that many of these devices are not in any way designed to handle...
  19. DooKey

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Apple for Defective Apple Watch Displays

    Apple is a magnet for class action lawsuits it seems. They are already fighting class actions because of defective keyboards and now they are going to have to fight another for defective watch displays. According to the lawsuit they refuse to admit a common complaint about every edition of the...
  20. R

    Apple Depreciates OpenGL and OpenCL in MacOS

    Apple has announced today in a post on it's Developer page, that OpenGL and OpenCL will be depreciated in the upcoming macOS 10.14, stating that games and graphics intensive apps that use OpenGL should adopt Apple's API Metal. Similarly apps that use OpenCL for computational tasks are supposed...
  21. R

    Third Class Action Suit Against Apple Over Defective Keyboards

    Earlier in May, Apple was hit with a class action lawsuit over MacBook keyboard failures, due to the butterfly switches failing due to even a tiny amount of dust. A week later, a second class action suit popped up against Apple for the ultra-fragile MacBook key switches, and now 9to5Mac is...
  22. FrgMstr

    Apple WWDC 2018 Live at 12PM CDT

    Let's all see what Applies WWDC 2018 is about as it happens. WWDC is "Worldwide Developers Conference" if you were wondering... Check out the live feed. The event is used by Apple to showcase its new software and technologies for software developers.
  23. FrgMstr

    Apple and Others Mining Data Shared by Facebook

    Certainly Apple's Tim Cook has been very outspoken and critical of all of Facebook's data sharing and selling woes here in the recent months, that is why this headline at the New York Times, Facebook Gave Device Makers Deep Access to Data on Users and Friends, is extremely interesting. Seems...
  24. DooKey

    Apple Quietly Opens Oregon Engineering Lab and Poaches Intel Employees

    According to a source that spoke to the Oregonian, Apple is opening up a new hardware engineering lab in Washington County, Oregon. The job listings and other information are pointing to them poaching Intel employees and from other tech employers. Considering where the lab is located and who...
  25. DooKey

    Apple Blocks Steam Link on iOS

    Earlier this month we told you about Steam Link and how you could use it to stream games to your mobile device. Original plans were for an Android and iOS version. Both versions were approved and were readied for roll out this month. However, Apple has revoked its approval because of 'business...
  26. DooKey

    Jury Finds Samsung Owes Apple $539M in Patent Case Stretching Back to 2011

    Ok, this thing has been going on long enough and there might finally be an end in sight. A jury has looked at the damages once again and now says that Samsung owes Apple $539M for infringing on their iPhone patents. The original damages were for $1B and of course Samsung was having none of that...
  27. DooKey

    Apple Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars

    According to the New York Times, Apple has finally found a partner to build driverless cars for them. Sources say that BMW and Mercedes-Benz had previously turned them down because Apple wanted the carmakers to turn over control of the data and design. However, they are moving on to Plan C and...
  28. FrgMstr

    Defective Apple Keyboards Draw Another Lawsuit

    MacBook and MacBook Pro models have come under heavy scrutiny lately for being a huge dumpster fire when it comes to the keyboard. Apparently these hipster ghoombahs using these Macs are getting gluten free crumbs all under the keys on the keyboard rendering them useless. Maybe they should ask...
  29. DooKey

    Apple Pays Ireland First Tranche of Disputed Taxes

    Apple has decided to place 1.5B euros in escrow as they fight the European Commission order to pay taxes to the EU for illegal state aid. If Apple loses the appeal they will end up owing 13B euros. We all know Apple is sitting on billions of dollars, but this will still be a nice chunk out of...
  30. DooKey

    Apple Scraps $1 Billion Irish Data Center Over Planning Delays

    Ireland is losing out big time because they have delayed the construction of a $1B data center that Apple was wanting to establish in the country. According to Apple, the project has been stalled for three years and now they have to move on. Apparently the delays were caused by two individuals...
  31. R

    Apple Cracking Down on Location Sending Apps

    Apple has begun cracking down on apps that share location data with third-parties, by removing the application in question, and informing developers that their app violates two parts of their guidelines. 9to5Mac is reporting that they have seen several cases of Apple cracking down on...
  32. K

    Apple MacBook Air 13.3

    $650 plus shipping Since day one I have had installed - Incase Hardshell case (dots - clear) MSRP $50 - Kuzy Screen protector anti-glare MSRP $20 The screen is in immaculate shape The body is dent, scratch free I am including in this auction - (BRAND NEW) SNUGG Macbook protective sleeve...
  33. R

    Apple Working On Powerful AR/VR Headset

    cNet is reporting that Apple is working on a project, codenamed T288, a powerful augmented reality, and virtual reality headset. Rumour is that the device will have dual 8k displays, and have a dedicated box using short range high-speed wireless technology to cut the cords found on current...
  34. R

    Apple Ends Production of AirPort

    TechCruch is reporting that Apple has announced the end of production of AirPort base stations, including AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule. In a statement provided to TechCrunch, an apple spokesperson said "We’re discontinuing the Apple AirPort base station products...
  35. FrgMstr

    Apple to Start Paying $16B Tax Bill

    You have likely heard about Apple being put on the spot in Ireland when the EU slapped the company with a $16B tax bill not so long ago. While Apple is appealing the EU ruling, it is now starting to repay all that cash. It will be held in escrow while the appeals process is going on. Now...
  36. DooKey

    Meet Apple's New Recycling Robot

    Apple has replaced their old recycling robot with a new one called Daisy. Daisy has the capability of disassembling 200 iPhones an hour. During the process Daisy also sorts all of the parts and puts those aside that have valuable materials that can be recycled. If you think about this it's a...
  37. R

    Apple Warns Users When Starting 32-bit macOS Apps

    TheLoop reported Wednesday that macOS users running the latest High Sierra 10.13.4 will now get a warning when launching a 32-bit app. Apple kicked 32-bit apps off iOS starting in version 11, and now it seems they are starting the process in macOS as well. The alert will only happen once, so no...
  38. Cerulean

    WTB: Mac Mini for Pro Presenter and live streaming

    Hello! I am looking for a Mac Mini that would be suitable for use with Pro Presenter and live streaming. Budget is $500. Macbooks are welcomed too. If you want to offer something PM me with technical specs, condition, warranty if any, included accessories. Shipping is to Springfield, MO 65802.
  39. R

    Latest MacOS Update Disables DisplayLink

    While the latest version of MacOS may give external GPU support, it has apparently also broke DiaplayLink protocol support, rendering thousands of monitors dead. DisplayLink themselves have stated that High Sierra 10.13,4 will cause DisplayLink connected displays to go blank, and they have...
  40. R

    Apple Hires Google’s A.I. Chief

    The New York Times is reporting that Apple has hired Google’s chief of search and artificial intelligence, John Giannandrea. Apple has stated that Giannandrea will run Apple's "machine learning and A.I strategy." Google has announced that Giannadrea's role will be split, with Ben Gomes leading...