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Thursday Highlights: Bloomberg's Mark Gurman hears long-anticipated AirPower wirless charger will hit store shelves in September, delay due to "technical hurdles"; Ben Lovejoy thinks Apple's recent habit of pre-announcing products hurts company more than consumers—reports and opinions in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections today; Nir Eyal at Quartz opines the reason Apple, Google don't want us using phones more is to curb harmful behavior, instead creating "healthy habits with [our] digital devices"; Tim Cook explains to Irish Times Apple's commitment to Ireland; Final Cut Pro turns 7 today—reports in our OS X section; Apple part of car consortium to establish digital car key specs for smartphones; Apple adds another original program to show lineup; the honeymoon is over, US Supreme Court rules states may now require online retailers to collect sales tax; CNET thinks Logitech Crayon so good Apple should copy it.

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Apple Press Releases
  • "iPad Pro: Super. Computer. Now in two sizes." Apple 1:15 PM
  • "iPad Pro" [Video] Apple 1:15 PM
  • "Apple Introduces 9.7-inch iPad Pro: Breakthrough Pro Features & Advanced Display Technologies Come to the Most Popular iPad Size" Apple 1:17 PM
  • "iPhone SE: A big step for small." Apple 1:16 PM
  • "Apple Introduces iPhone SE — The Most Powerful Phone with a Four-inch Display: Featuring A9 Chip, Advanced 12-Megapixel iSight Camera & Apple Pay" Apple 1:17 PM
  • "Apple Introduces iPhone SE — The Most Powerful Phone with a Four-inch Display" Business Wire 1:05 PM
  • "Apple Advances Health Apps with CareKit: New Software Framework Helps Developers Empower People to Take a More Active Role in their Health" Apple 1:17 PM
  • "Apple Advances Health Apps with CareKit" Business Wire 1:05 PM
  • "ResearchKit: You're already carrying a powerful medical research tool." Apple 1:16 PM
  • "Apple Announces Advancements to ResearchKit: Studies Incorporate Genetic Data for Postpartum Depression, Asthma & Cardiovascular Disease" Apple 1:17 PM
  • "Apple Announces Advancements to ResearchKit" Business Wire 1:05 PM
Apple Event
  • "Apple Event: CEO Tim Cook Addresses iPhone Security; Small iPhone Gets Upgrade/Apple also announced a new, smaller version of its iPad Pro" [Paid Membership Required] 1:00 PM
  • "Apple defends crypto fight against government during launch event" Ars Technica 12:27 PM
  • "Tim Cook addresses FBI & encryption controversy at Apple's press event: 'we owe it to our customers'" 9to5Mac 12:16 PM
  • "Tim Cook: Apple won't shrink in fight for data privacy/Apple CEO remains defiant in face of government pressure" IDG News Service 1:07 PM
  • "At iPhone Launch, Apple Says It Will Not Shrink From FBI Fight" BuzzFeed 1:23 PM
  • "Apple SVP Lisa Jackson details Apple's environmental effort including recycling program during event" 9to5Mac 12:27 PM
  • "Apple goes greener with big renewable energy push" CNET 1:23 PM
  • "Apple just revealed two nuances about iPhone and iPad sales" Re/code 3:29 PM
  • "New iPhones, for the Small of Hands: On Monday, Apple did something it has never done before." The Atlantic 2:58 PM
  • "Apple unveils smaller iPhone SE, starting at $399" Reuters 1:01 PM
  • "Apple May Be Edging Out Google in Health Care Because of the iPhone" Re/code 3:44 PM
Apple News
  • "Smaller iPhone expected Monday as Apple counters drop in phone sales"  Reuters 7:12 AM
  • "Apple's small iPhone strategy aims to reclaim stuck customers: Will expand portfolio with new 4-in. iPhone to boost sales during traditionally slow stretch"  Computerworld 7:14 AM
  • "Apple: How a Tweaked iPhone Can Serve Up Growth/Updated devices could help the tech company's services business, one of its few growth stories this year" [Paid Membership Required] 11:49 AM
  • "Apple expected to announce a smaller iPhone and iPad" CNNMoney 7:22 AM
  • "How Apple Could Deliver a Chinese New Year's Surprise" Fortune 7:11 AM
  • "U.S. Says It May Not Need Apple's Help to Unlock iPhone"  New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:22 PM
  • "U.S. Seeks to Cancel Apple Court Hearing Over Terrorist IPhone" Bloomberg 6:25 PM
  • "FBI says it might be able to break into seized iPhone, wants hearing vacated: 'If the method is viable, it should eliminate the need for the assistance of Apple.'" Ars Technica 6:32 PM
  • "U.S. attorneys ask to vacate Apple court hearing, saying FBI has found a 'possible method' to unlock shooter's iPhone" VentureBeat 6:32 PM
  • "FBI to try cracking terrorist's iPhone on its own: After a contentious legal battle to get Apple to help open the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone. Now the FBI may have found a way to hack into the iPhone without Apple's help." CNET 6:32 PM
  • "FBI Seeks Delay of iPhone Hearing to Test New Unlocking Method" Re/code 6:32 PM
  • "FBI 'may be able to unlock San Bernardino iPhone'" BBC 7:06 PM
  • "U.S. top court agrees to hear Samsung-Apple patent fight"  Reuters 9:24 AM
  • "Magistrate to Hear Apple, Justice Department Battle Over iPhone Encryption: Tech giant, DOJ to face off over whether Apple should help the FBI unlock San Bernardino shooter's phone" [Paid Membership Required] 10:21 AM
  • "Supreme Court takes up Apple v. Samsung, first design patent case in a century: Are design patents for 'carpets and wall-papers and oil-cloths' or smartphones?" Ars Technica 11:50 AM
  • "Supreme Court to weigh in on Samsung v. Apple patent fight: Years in the making, the Supreme Court has agreed to listen to Samsung's appeal of Apple's design patent awards." ZDNet 11:51 AM
  • "Supreme Court grants Samsung's petition to review Apple's smartphone design patents case" Foss Patents 9:51 AM
  • "Samsung vs. Apple patent case headed to Supreme Court, but only a $399M portion of it" GeekWire 11:53 AM
  • "Apple 'privacy czars' grapple with internal conflicts over user data"  Reuters 7:09 AM
  • "Apple May Be Willing to Risk Contempt Charge: Parents are known at times to deliver an ultimatum to a recalcitrant child by saying, 'Do this, or else!' The question is what that the frequently undelivered punishment may actually be." New York Times [Free Registration Required] 4:47 PM
  • "How FBI vs. Apple could cripple corporate and government security: The implications go way beyond whether law enforcement can unlock an alleged criminal's phone." Macworld 7:11 AM
  • "OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan Update Available to Download" OS X Daily 2:21 PM
  • "Apple Releases OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 with Live Photos, More" The Mac Observer 2:13 PM
  • "OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 is out with full Live Photos sharing, password-protected Notes and more" iDownload Blog 2:58 PM
  • "Apple updates Xcode for use with Swift 2.2" The Next Web 3:19 PM
  • "Latest OS X Update Includes Update for USB-C Multiport Adapter" Kirkville 7:20 PM
  • "Nostalgia - retro look Final Cut Pro X plugins from UsefulFX" 7:11 AM
  • "IK Multimedia SampleTank 3 SE surprises with audio samples" IT.Enquirer 6:58 AM
  • "How to see how much storage space is available on your Mac" iDownload Blog 7:32 AM
  • "15 Best Productivity Apps for Your Mac" Tuts+ 9:52 AM
  • "How Gatekeeper Protects Your Mac" MacMost 12:09 PM
  • "Pointers: Make a Table of Contents in Word 2016" MacNN 9:52 AM
  • "This Is The Mac's Best Standalone Graphics Tool And Must-Have Utility" Mac360 7:53 AM
  • "Manage Mac Photos And Files Without Photos And Folders" TeraTalks 7:36 AM
Press Releases
  • "Comic Life 3.5 Released for Mac, PC, and iOS" MacTrast 11:50 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Bloomberg: The Apple/FBI showdown had been brewing for years before the San Bernardino shootings" 9to5Mac 7:30 AM
  • "Apple vs. FBI: How iOS 8 changed everything" Macworld 2:56 PM
  • "Conflict between Apple and the FBI started 18 months ago with the release of iOS 8, says Bloomberg" TechCrunch 11:48 AM
  • "FBI was 'stunned' by Apple's hardened encryption of iOS" Cult of Mac 10:21 AM
  • "US Supreme Court agrees to hear Samsung review petition against damages awarded to Apple" SamMobile 9:37 AM
  • "Supreme Court to Hear Samsung-Apple Patent Dispute" Re/code 9:50 AM
  • "Apple's patent fight with Samsung is heading to the Supreme Court" Business Insider 9:38 AM
  • "Supreme Court will hear Samsung appeal over Apple design patent case" 9to5Mac 9:38 AM
  • "Judge in Apple Case Seen as Unfazed by Stress, Even a Plane Crash" ["The incident offers clues as to how Judge Pym may handle another pressure-filled situation. Now a federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Central District of California in Riverside, Judge Pym on Tuesday will preside over the courtroom where Apple and the United States government plan to argue over whether the company must help law enforcement break into an iPhone used by a killer in last year's mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif."] New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:15 PM
  • "Apple plans Fifth Avenue-like stores in India" IndiaTimes 9:35 AM
  • "Airline, FAA & Apple investigate as iPhone 6 catches fire on Alaska Airlines flight to Hawaii" 9to5Mac 9:53 AM
  • "Amazing hologram 'lightning' beamed from iPhone (Video)" RTNews 10:17 AM
Apple Event Live Blogs
  • "Apple Event - Keynote March 2016" [Live stream] Apple 7:20 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5SE, iPad live updates" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:45 AM
  • "Liveblog: Apple loops us in with the iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro" Cult of Mac 10:21 AM
  • "Live Blog: Apple's 'Let Us Loop You In' Event" MacTrast 9:51 AM
  • "Our Apple Spring 2016 Event Coverage Starts At 10am PT, Check In Your Local Time Here" Redmond Pie 9:35 AM
  • "Live from Apple's iPhone SE and iPad Pro event" The Verge 7:36 AM
  • "Liveblog: Apple's March 21 Event in Cupertino" Wired 7:23 AM
  • "Liveblog: Apple's March 21 iPhone and iPad event" Ars Technica 7:22 AM
  • "Apple's March 21 event" CNET 7:21 AM
  • "Live from Apple's smaller iPhone and iPad event in Cupertino" TechCrunch 7:21 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "T-Mobile is 'pivoting away' from unlimited data" BGR 3:15 PM
  • "NFL partners with Amazon for exclusive new 'All or Nothing' behind-the-scenes series" GeekWire 1:24 PM
  • "Paris terrorists used burner phones, not encryption, to evade detection: 'Everywhere they went, the attackers left behind their throwaway phones.'" Ars Technica 10:18 AM
  • "Company claims its brain-zapping headphones will make you a better athlete" Ars Technica 10:16 AM
  • "Why Your Home Wi-Fi Is Lousy: Startups, and Google, race to solve the 'home-spectrum crunch'" [Paid Membership Required] 7:25 AM
  • "Is Apple's big iPhone, iPad news small potatoes? (The 3:59, Ep. 12)" CNET 3:14 PM
  • "TMO Daily Observations 2016-03-21: 'Loop us in' Media Event Wrap Up" The Mac Observer 3:01 PM
  • "The Design Challenge Behind Square's New Reader: It's not minuscule and doesn't plug into a phone. And it does some all-new things. But it still had to feel like a Square reader." Fast Company 9:25 AM
  • "When your old iMac dies, do you get a new Macbook Pro or new iMac? It's a tough decision but it's fun to decide." The MT Show 6:58 AM
iPhone SE/iPad Pro/Apple Watch/More
  • "9.7 inch iPad Pro goes on sale from March 24th in four colors, starting at $599, 256 GB option" 9to5Mac 1:07 PM
  • "New iPad Pro announced: $599, 9.7-inch display, weighs less than one pound" The Verge 1:25 PM
  • "There are now 1 million iPad apps" The Verge 1:24 PM
  • "Apple iPhone SE starts at $399 unlocked in bid to expand 4-inch smartphone market: 'So why are people buying 4-inch iPhones. First, some people simply love smaller phones,' said an Apple exec." ZDNet 2:59 PM
  • "Apple Announces New 4-Inch iPhone SE" MacStories 3:39 PM
  • "iPhone SE Canadian pricing and availability: starts at $579 CAD" iMore 3:50 PM
  • "Apple Watch Gets New Bands, New $299 Price" Wired 1:01 PM
  • "Apple Discounts Apple Watch Sport, Introduces 26 New Watch Bands" MacStories 3:39 PM
  • "iOS 9.3 Update Available to Download [IPSW Direct Links] OS X Daily 2:21 PM
  • "iOS 9.3 is available for download today" TechCrunch 1:01 PM
  • "iOS 9.3 brings Night Shift, Touch ID locking of Notes and more, will be available today" iMore 1:24 PM
  • "Apple announces Smart Keyboard for new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, new Lightning accessories" 9to5Mac 1:01 PM
  • "WatchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 Updates Available to Download" OS X Daily 2:21 PM
  • "Apple TV gets support for folders, dictation and Live Photos" TechCrunch 1:01 PM
  • "The Apple TV Just Got a Huge Upgrade" Time 1:24 PM
  • "Apple launches CareKit, a new framework for extended healthcare needs" AppleInsider 1:02 PM
  • "ResearchKit has 'clearly transformed research' and CareKit will empower people with their health data" iMore 1:09 PM
  • "Liam is Apple's robot that disassembles iPhones for recycling" The Next Web 12:27 PM
  • "Apple's 'Liam' iPhone-recycling robot tears down devices for the environment" AppleInsider 1:02 PM
  • "Apple introduces a robotic system that helps recover and recycle iPhone parts" Apple World Today 1:02 PM
  • "The 128GB iPad Air 2 is no more" iMore 2:58 PM
  • "Faster USB 3 charging & file transfers are exclusive to Apple's 12.9' iPad Pro" AppleInsider 6:25 PM
Apple HW/SW
  • "iOS zero-day can decrypt iMessages, access iThing photos" The Register 7:09 AM
  • "Apple fixing iMessage flaw that lets hackers steal photos" Engadget 7:12 AM
  • "Researchers exploit weakness in Apple iMessage encryption: John Hopkins researchers were able to exploit a vulnerability in iOS 9.3 and decrypt media sent across the iMessage platform." ZDNet 7:24 AM
  • "iOS 9.3 to Fix Flaw Exposing Encrypted iMessage Photos and Video" The Mac Observer 10:23 AM
  • "iOS 9.3 Encrypts iCloud Backups with Passcode" iPhone Hacks 6:57 AM
  • "Everything you need to know about the iMessage security flaw patched by iOS 9.3" Macworld 12:14 PM
  • "Photos of Lightning Apple EarPods headphones emerge on Chinese media [Updated] 9to5Mac 7:28 AM
  • "Is this our first glimpse of Apple's Lightning EarPods?" Cult of Mac 7:26 AM
  • "More evidence that the iPhone 7 is going to make a lot of people angry this year" BGR 9:51 AM
  • "Counterfeit Macbook charger teardown: convincing outside but dangerous inside" Ken Shirriff's Blog 8:01 AM
  • "MacBook Charger Teardown Highlights Counterfeit Dangers" MacRumors 8:00 AM
  • "LGD, JDI, and Foxconn to Compete Against Each Other to Win a Right to Supply OLEDs to Apple" ETNews 7:18 AM
  • "OLED iPhone sparks battle between Samsung, LG, and others" The Verge 7:18 AM
  • "Sketchy report again positions Samsung as lead supplier for OLED iPhone screens rumored for 2017/18" 9to5Mac 9:51 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:13 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:13 AM
  • "12" MacBook Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:13 AM

  • "Hands-on: Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad Pro" AppleInsider 3:00 PM
  • "Hands On With the Apple 9.7 Inch iPad Pro" AnandTech 3:25 PM
  • "Comparison: What are the differences between the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and 12.9-inch model?" 9to5Mac 3:39 PM
  • "iPad Pro vs. iPad Air 2: sizing up Apple's new 9.7-inch tablet" The Verge 3:30 PM
  • "9.7-Inch iPad Pro Vs 12.9-Inch iPad Pro Vs Air 2 Vs mini 4 [Specs Comparison] Redmond Pie 6:55 PM
  • "Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch tablet vs. the competition" Mashable 3:30 PM
  • "Should you upgrade to iPhone SE?" iMore 7:07 PM
  • "Hands On With the Apple iPhone SE" AnandTech 3:25 PM
  • "Hands-on: Sizing up the 4-inch iPhone SE and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro" Ars Technica 3:39 PM
  • "Up close with Apple's colorful spring lineup of Watch bands" The Verge 3:30 PM
  • "Microsoft Band 2 Review: WOW. The Microsoft Band 2 Is Actually Awesome!" Mobile Reviews Eh 11:49 AM
  • "Best AC1900 Wi-Fi router: Buffalo WXR-1900DHPD vs. Linksys EA7500" TechHive 7:29 AM
  • "Buffalo AirStation Extreme WXR-1900DHPD review: Open-source firmware is supposed to be a good thing" TechHive 7:29 AM
  • "Linksys EA7500 Wi-Fi router review: MU-MIMO made affordable (but no more useful)" TechHive 7:29 AM
  • "Firewatch review: Get lost in the woods, find yourself" Macworld 9:33 AM
  • "Review: Z-Edge Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker Smart LED Night Light Bulb" Run Around Tech 7:39 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iOS 9.3: All the New and Hidden Features" iPhone Hacks 9:06 PM
  • "tvOS 9.2: All the New and Hidden Features" iPhone Hacks 9:07 PM
  • "Mini-review: tvOS 9.2 fixes all the Apple TV's biggest problems" Ars Technica 1:24 PM
  • "Bluebook: Answering visual queries through crowdsourcing" Apple World Today 11:41 AM
  • "Letterboxd is a beautiful app for film connoisseurs" AppAdvice 3:14 PM
  • "Hands On: Minimal Deluxe 1.0 (iOS)" MacNN 11:50 AM
  • "Hands On: Trigraphy 2.0.2 (iOS)" MacNN 9:52 AM
  • "'Revenant Dogma' Review - Following The Dogmas Of Kemco RPGs" Touch Arcade 4:48 PM
  • "'Beat Stomper' Review - Don't Don't Don't Don't Stop the Beat" Touch Arcade 4:48 PM
  • "'Rope Racers' Review - Swing Low, Sweet Undead Zombie" Touch Arcade 11:49 AM
  • "First look: Sonic the Hedgehog for Apple TV" Apple TV Blog 11:39 AM
  • "Your iPhone has a new feature to help you read at night — here's how to use it" Business Insider 3:26 PM
  • "How to password-protect the iPhone Notes app in iOS 9.3" Mashable 2:21 PM
  • "How to restore an iPhone or iPad with Recovery Mode" iDownload Blog 7:32 AM
  • "You can now buy replacement tips for the Apple Pencil in packs of 4 for $19" 9to5Mac 8:24 PM
Apple Event Op/Ed
  • "iPhone SE dubbed 'most powerful 4-inch smartphone ever'" New York Post 9:30 PM
  • "Apple is losing the name game: Hello fragmentation, my old friend" The Verge 8:23 PM
  • "Apple's CEO Kicked off his Keynote Questioning How much Power the U.S. Government should have over our Data" Patently Apple 7:05 PM
  • "Here are all the screens that Apple makes: 'True simplicity is derived from so much more than just the absence of clutter.'" The Verge 7:07 PM
  • "Apple's Windows-bashing is mean-spirited and pointless" VentureBeat 6:50 PM
  • "Dear Apple, there's nothing 'really sad' about using a 5-year-old PC"  The Next Web 4:48 PM
  • "Apple finally ran out of ways to resell us the same product"  Mashable 4:48 PM
  • "Why Apple needed the iPhone SE, and needs it to succeed" ZDNet 4:47 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone SE spring event in under 90 seconds" Mashable 3:44 PM
  • "Apple's Only Surprise Was the Price Drop on iPhone SE, Apple Watch" Re/code 3:39 PM
  • "Apple iPhone SE event: the nine most important announcements" The Verge 3:30 PM
  • "The new iPad has one major innovation that photographers will absolutely love" Tech Insider 3:25 PM
  • "Apple makes righteous choices look drop-dead sexy" Cult of Mac 3:19 PM
  • "Apple's Commitment To Improving Our Health Isn't Just Lip Service" Digital Trends 3:14 PM
  • "Apple, the social enterprise"  TechCrunch 2:58 PM
  • "Apple Didn't Debut a New Phone Today" Gizmodo 2:58 PM
  • "Apple shifts focuses from small products to big issues"  Six Colors 2:58 PM
  • "Why Apple Went Small With The New iPhone SE, iPad Pro" Forbes 2:56 PM
  • "Steve Jobs' reality distortion field has finally run out of juice" Business Insider 2:25 PM
  • "'Show me movies with Kevin Hart,' says CEO of world's richest tech company" The Verge 1:24 PM
  • "Apple's 6 most important announcements from today's big event" BGR 1:24 PM
  • "Apple's New iPad Looks Like One of Its Best Ever" Time 1:24 PM
  • "The iPad Pro just got smaller, and you're probably going to love it" The Next Web 1:09 PM
  • "Apple's new iPad Pro probably isn't as good as the original iPad sitting in my drawer" BGR 1:08 PM
  • "Here's everything you need to know about the new iPhone that Apple is expected to announce today" Business Insider 9:52 AM
  • "Who will buy the iPhone SE? Over 35% of iPhone users are still using a 4-inch device" 9to5Mac 9:51 AM
  • "Thoughts on Today's Upcoming Apple Event" Kirkville 9:25 AM
  • "Apple Preview: Small iPhone, small iPad Pro, and more" Business Insider 7:47 AM
  • "Three Big Questions for Apple's Event" Tech.pinions 7:39 AM
  • "How Will Tim Cook Spin the Four-Inch iPhone?" Kirkville 7:39 AM
  • "iPhone SE specs, price and release date: What you need to know ahead of Apple's 5pm iPhone launch today" Telegraph 7:33 AM
  • "iPhone SE could rejuvenate Apple and encourage growth in new markets" BetaNews 7:32 AM
  • "Meet Apple's secret and surprisingly powerful privacy team" BGR 7:26 AM
  • "Apple iPhone Event: What to Expect" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:25 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone SE: Can it prod customers to buy two iPhones?" ZDNet 7:24 AM
  • "Here comes the iPhone apocalypse and the end of Apple as we know it: In the course of a decade, Apple went from the Mac company to the iDevices company. The next 10 years will be even more challenging as the company faces tough competition from Asia which will erode its iPhone market share." ZDNet 7:24 AM
Apple Op/Ed
  • "DOJ asks that hearing w/ Apple be vacated, says it found 'possible method' to unlock iPhone" 9to5Mac 8:42 PM
  • "DOJ asks court to delay iPhone encryption hearing, says it may have found unlock method [u] AppleInsider 7:06 PM
  • "This might be the iPhone 7 of our dreams" BGR 11:49 AM
  • "Leak suggests iPhone 7 might actually address the iPhone's biggest problem" BGR 11:48 AM
  • "Refuting an Unfair View of Intel Corp.'s Potential Apple Inc. iPhone Win" The Motley Fool 10:46 AM
  • "How a Smartwatch Can Keep You More Organized" PC Magazine 9:36 AM
  • "What's The iPhone's 'Big Hit?" Mac360 9:00 AM
  • "How Many Password Generator Apps And Tools Do Earthlings Need?" BohemianBoomer 9:00 AM
  • "What Android Has That Apple Does Not" Mac360 9:00 AM
  • "As tech gets more complex, the best tech stays simple: Voice control and simplified interfaces are two key ways to keep technology from becoming so complicated it loses its convenience factor." Macworld 7:30 AM
  • "What it's like living with a $20 Android phone" BGR 8:17 PM
  • "ESPN's Darren Rovell thinks he knows how Twitter can make an extra $4.5 billion a year" Business Insider 9:35 AM
  • "Tykes and tablets: Is too much screen time damaging your child's brain?" The Next Web 7:39 AM
  • "The Windows Phone upgrade model is so broken, even Android makes it look bad" ZDNet 7:25 AM
  • "Nine other iPhone colors I'd prefer over rose gold" The Verge 6:52 PM
  • "What if Apple called this keynote event just to hang out with everyone?" Mashable 7:11 AM
  • "Recommendation Widget grows a conscience." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 6:58 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Apple's new Classroom app for iPad is now available on the App Store" 9to5Mac 3:58 PM
  • "Apple's Classroom app goes live to bolster iPad in education" AppleInsider 7:06 PM
  • "Apple's Classroom app for iPad lands on App Store" Cult of Mac 7:07 PM
  • "Apple's Classroom app puts teachers in control of iPads in schools" iMore 7:21 PM
  • "CREATEit Pro 1.3.2 $99.00 Presentation App For iPad Offered Free For 7 Days Starting March 21" MacPrices 2:13 PM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of March 21: Walt Mossberg, Aaron Davis of Apple, Quicken and FileMaker 14" The MUG Center 9:00 AM
  • "Webinar: Introducing solidThinking Inspire 2016" Architosh 9:00 AM
  • "JumpDrive C20i flash drive helps overcome the limited storage options on iOS (and some OS X) devices" Apple World Today 7:56 AM
  • "WaterField Unveils Distinctive Cases for Apple Pencil, iPad Accessories" prMac 2:59 PM
  • "PERALTA Reveals Beautiful Scarlett Sleeve for New iPad Air, Mac Laptops" prMac 1:09 PM
  • "Online Egypt TV Customized For iOS" prMac 9:52 AM
  • "PDF Password Remover for OS X and Windows Free for a Limited Time Only" prMac 7:19 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Andy Grove, former Intel CEO and personal computing pioneer, dead at 79"  CNNMoney 8:59 PM
  • "Microsoft's new rallying cry: Cloud first, Windows second?" ZDNet 9:03 AM
  • "Microsoft Cloud Tool Moves Enterprise Analytics Data Easily" eWeek 7:05 PM
  • "Top 25 free tools for Windows 7 and 8.1" InfoWorld 8:53 AM
  • "Microsoft extends open source push with developer productivity tools" Tech Central 8:51 AM
  • "Microsoft to woo Chrome users to Edge with extension ports" SiliconRepublic 8:50 AM
  • "Windows 10 Redstone's Default Photos App Will Feature Facial Recognition" Softpedia 8:43 AM
  • "IBM Breaks Into UK Public Sector With Optevia Acquistion" TechWeekEurope 8:33 AM
  • "IBM Watson could soon use artificial intelligence to beat you at a game of 'I Spy'" The Drum 8:32 AM
  • "Persistent Systems soars as company ties up with IBM to enhance client service" The Economic Times 8:30 AM
  • "HP Expands PageWide, OfficeJet Pro and LaserJet Printer Lines" eWeek 8:27 AM
  • "Love Linux? Dude, you're getting a Dell" InfoWorld 8:25 AM
  • "Intel: Buying Opportunity After Analyst Downgrade" Barron's 3:14 PM
  • "Advantech, Intel, Microsoft launch joint IoT Gateway Starter Kit with links to the cloud" Computer Business Review 8:22 AM
  • "Intel Radeon graphics? Chipmaker may switch from Nvidia to AMD" TechRadar UK 8:22 AM
  • "Intel might be about to give AMD a massive boost" ITProPortal 8:22 AM
  • "Microsoft extends Windows 7, 8.1 on Skylake deadline to 2018" SlashGear 8:21 AM
  • "Intel in 3D and virtual reality dash" The Register 8:21 AM
  • "Updategate: Microsoft U-turns on Intel Skylake and leaves Lumia owners in the lurch" The Inquirer 8:20 AM
  • "Intel Radeon graphics? Chipmaker may switch from Nvidia to AMD" TechRadar UK 8:17 AM
  • "Intel might be about to give AMD a massive boost" ITProPortal 8:16 AM
  • "AMD revolutionises external GPUs for notebooks" ITP Technology 8:16 AM
  • "Oracle Cloud Momentum: Proof In 4 Financial Metrics And 1 New Initiative" Forbes 8:14 AM
  • "Oracle fights Russian software policy with Postgres smear" The Register 8:13 AM
  • "Ghana: Ericsson & Cisco Raise Bar On Ip Solutions Integration" All Africa 8:07 AM
  • "Cisco unveils $100m India investment" total tele 8:07 AM
  • "Cisco to highlight its integrated threat defence strategy at GISEC" ITP Technology 8:06 AM
  • "Optus, Cisco to Invest $12 million in the Development of Cyber Security, Cloud & IoT" The Fast Mode 8:06 AM
  • "Cisco invests $500m in making Berlin a smart city" ZDNet 8:05 AM
  • "Cisco to address Cyber Security Risks Inhibiting Digital Ambitions at GISEC 2016" Albawaba 8:04 AM
  • "Cisco to showcase nextgen cyber solutions at Gisec" Trade Arabia 8:03 AM
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Apple News
  • "Apple: Key Takeaways From Monday's Event" Seeking Alpha 6:18 PM
  • "Here's how Apple shares do right after the new iPhone launches" Business Insider 9:35 AM
  • "Apple Climbs 3.5% Last Week Ahead of Spring Event" Investopedia 7:11 AM
Industry News
  • "Dow logs longest win streak since October: Starwood Hotels jumps after sweetened deal with Marriott" MarketWatch 4:44 PM
  • "Rising Crude Fails to Lift Energy Sector" TheStreet 4:44 PM
  • "Dow up for 7th day as deal activity kicks off week" USA Today 4:44 PM
  • "Wall St. Ends Flat as Recent Rally Spurs Caution" Reuters 4:43 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Drift Higher as Volatility Declines: Traders don't expect any wild directional changes for equities in holiday-shortened trading week" [Paid Membership Required] 4:43 PM
  • "China stocks end at 2-month high after loosening of margin trading: Stocks in China jumped Monday after authorities signaled they may want to make it easier for investors to borrow to buy shares, a practice that took off last year and ultimately led to a bubble in the market." MarketWatch 7:50 AM
  • "European stocks extend last week's drop driven by miners, energy: European stocks closed lower Monday, swaying between small gains and losses and tracking moves in the U.S. dollar and oil prices." MarketWatch 12:33 PM

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