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Thursday Highlights: "Biggest story in the auto industry" at this time, none other than Apple and Google, neither of which make cars (that we know of); in the latest from Strategy Analytics we see the continued rise of Apple in mobile share, while Samsung falls, and China's own Huawei overtakes Microsoft; with no actual Internet of Things devices from Apple, the company is number 1 in IoT thanks to software; Apple buys up significant office space in San Francisco; Macworld UK compares features of Yosemite and Windows 10, reviews iTunes 12.2; while Microsoft OneNote 2016 is reviewed at Macworld US; CNET article looks at the future of radio in light of Apple's Beats 1 Radio, as well as up-and-coming TeamRock; at the new Apple spaceship campus, the visitor center will reward visitors with a nice view of the architecture; photos of Steve Jobs, some unseen, from Doug Menuez; GM's OnStar service is hackable, but the auto maker says their cars are safe from the attack; new "leaks" provide more details of camera lens of iPhone 6s.
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"Retina iPad Mini later, new Nexus 7 sooner: DisplaySearch: Small tablets are moving to very-high-resolution displays, like larger 10-inch class tablets have done in the last year or so." CNET News 3/15
"Heads up Apple, here comes Samsung's 8-core chip: Samsung is set to begin manufacturing its eight-core phone and tablet processor in the second quarter. That's a problem for Apple because Apple is both competing with Samsung and getting its A6 from the South Korean company." CNET News 3/15
"Apple's 'budget' iPhone expected to have same 4-inch display as iPhone 5" AppleInsider 3/15
"Apple's Low-Cost iPhone Reportedly Getting The Same 4-Inch Display As iPhone 5, 'Super-Thin' Plastic Case" TechCrunch 3/15
"Rumor: New Low Cost iPhone To Have 4 Inch Display" AppleBitch 3/15
"UL warns of counterfeit Apple USB power adapters" CNET News 3/15
"iPad May Run Away From Home a Lot Longer: Apple's newly awarded patent for wireless charging technology suggests the company may be developing a product that would dramatically reduce the iPad's dependence on having an electrical outlet nearby. That may be a boon for frequent flyers, but it may not excite those who use their iPads on a couch, or in bed, or in some other cozy at-home setting where recharging isn't an issue." MacNewsWorld 3/15
"Bio Crisis For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 3/16
"BattleFriends at Sea PREMIUM For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 3/16
"Bouncy Penguin HD For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 3/16
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