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Friday Highlights: The escalating tariff war between the US and China puts Apple Watch (original), Fitbits, Sonos, squarely in the crosshairs of a 10% tariff, resulting in US price increases; might autonomous vehicles be Apple's Next Big Thing?; report from BGR India that unless Apple installs "a pesky call app soon", iPhones may cease working on networks; attention Apple! Ben Lovejoy thinks your meager-but-free 5GB of iCloud storage has become an embarrassment and needs to change; and Dan Moren calls on Apple to break tradition and let us set our own preferred apps instead of being locked in to company choices; Tyson's Corner Apple Store, first one ever, set to undergo facelift; Samsung unleashes three more videos mocking dongles, lack of fast charging accessories included with iPhones; MacBook Pro i9 Throttlegate also affects some Dell XPS systems, but are reports overblown?

Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple's Big Payday Will Only Go So Far: Freed offshore cash will likely boost capital return, but stock will remain closely hinged to iPhone's prospects"  WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:04 AM
  • "Editorial: Will Apple's 1990's 'Golden Age' collapse repeat itself?"  AppleInsider 7:42 AM
  • "Apple: No need to panic, says Mark Hibben/The media, according to one of Seeking Alpha's better contributors, has got chipmaker TSMC's guidance all wrong."  Apple 3.0 7:53 AM
  • "Is YouTube Preparing to Challenge Spotify and Apple Music? Google is reportedly streamlining its music streaming options. The next step might be going after the two biggest players in the space." Slate 7:54 AM
  • "DRAM manufacturers hit w/ class action suit over alleged price fixing, could lead to payout for Apple customers" 9to5Mac 4:45 PM
  • "Apple's working on a powerful, wireless headset for both AR, VR: The headset, which would straddle the two technologies and tap into Apple's own chips, is slated for 2020. It's the biggest sign of Apple's interest in virtual reality."  CNET 4/27
  • "Apple is reportedly building an insane '16K' VR headset" TechCrunch 4/27
  • "iTunes Store at 15: How Apple's mighty media marketplace murdered the mixtape"  The Independent 4/27
  • "For Apple's iPhone X, is it time for 'full panic mode'? Apple suppliers are hinting at a rough quarter, with indications people aren't spending big on the iPhone X."  CNET 4/27
  • "Apple is just as 'disappointed' with iPhone X sales as everyone else" BGR 4/27
  • "Apple Preview: iPhone Shipments Are a Tough Call" Barron's 4/27
  • "Apple can climb over the peak for smartphones/It used to be said that when the US sneezes, the whole world catches a cold: for personal tech, the same applies to Apple. Fears over the ailing health of the smartphone market has sent shivers around suppliers; shares in chipmakers fell this week as a result."  Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 4/27
  • "Comment: Apple's decision to discontinue AirPort products is the wrong decision at the wrong time"  9to5Mac 4/27
  • "Apple makes yet another short-sighted decision: Apple has discontinued a product that it should have made a cornerstone of its home automation and entertainment ecosystem."  ZDNet 4/27
  • "Watch Steve Jobs passionately defend his commitment to Apple in 1997"  CNBC 4/27
  • "Qualcomm's first ITC complaint against Apple down to three patents (from the original six)" Foss Patents 4/27
OS X
News
  • "iTunes arrives in the Microsoft Store after lengthy delay" Cult of Mac 4/27
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Photos not importing? Figure out the culprit with Image Capture" Macworld 4/27
  • "How to use symbolic links in macOS to load balance your data" iMore 4/27
  • "4 fun Mac Photos tips you'll use" Apple Must 4/27
  • "Apple's Check Coverage Page" MacMost 4/27
Op/Ed
  • "7+ Best Antivirus Software for Macs in 2018 (Free + Paid)" Envato Tuts+ 4/27
Press Releases
  • "Five Useful Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - April 2018" MacRumors 4/27
  • "Looking Ahead, Apple Has Its Cards Lined Up and Its Poker Face Is Showing"  Low End Mac 4/27
  • "World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth is coming to Mac this August" Mac Gamer HQ 4/27
  • "Security app created by ex-NSA staffer warns you if an attacker opens the lid of your Mac" 9to5Mac 4/27
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple stores at Lehigh Valley, Orland Square malls relocating to larger spaces this year" 9to5Mac 9:07 PM
  • "Apple's AirPort Dies as iTunes Reaches a Milestone" Fortune 11:05 AM
  • "Hagens Berman: Class Action Reveals Widespread Overpricing Scheme Affecting Purchasers of Smartphones, Computers and Other Electronics/Attorneys alert consumers to rampant overpricing of smartphones, laptops, desktops, tablets and other devices" ["DRAM is an integral part of all modern computing electronics, and any smartphone, laptop, desktop computer or similar device is likely affected. This includes any devices made by the following major companies: Acer, Apple, Asus, Dell, Lenovo, HP, Samsung and many others."]  Business Wire 4/27
  • "Samsung, Micron, Hynix allegedly conspired to keep DRAM prices high, class action suit filed" AppleInsider 4/27
  • "Could Apple's iPhone Shipments Increase in Fiscal 2Q18?" Market Realist 4/27
  • "Data suggests China's smartphone decline worse, Apple's iPhone pushed out of fourth place" AppleInsider 4/27
  • "Xiaomi overtakes Apple in China, Apple relegated to 'Others,' Samsung sales halved" 9to5Mac 4/27
  • "Hanwang Technology Elects Chairman, Signs Trademark Agreement With Apple" Reuters 4/27
  • "Tech Giants Apple, Google oppose Kansas adoption bill" Associated Press 4/27
  • "The evolution of the iPad: With the release of the sixth-generation 9.7-inch iPad (2018), it's a good time to take a look at the evolution of Apple's game-changing tablet." [Slideshow] Computerworld 4/27
Non-Apple News
  • "Huawei has been developing its own OS for smartphones, tablets, and PCs" Neowin 7:44 AM
  • "Net Neutrality and Cambridge Analytica Scandal Fuel VPN Use" PC Magazine 4/27
  • "Google co-founder Sergey Brin warns over AI 'revolution': Annual letter says developments have brought 'new questions and responsibilities'" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 4/27
  • "Studies find Google Assistant the most accurate virtual assistant, while Alexa is 'most improved'" 9to5Google 4/27
  • "Keeping your laptop on your lap isn't a major risk to your fertility: A laptop's heat affects men more than women" The Verge 4/27
  • "This projector smartwatch turns your arm into a terrible touchscreen" The Verge 4/27
  • "T-Mobile, Sprint finalizing merger terms: sources" Reuters 4/27
  • "T-Mobile and Sprint may announce a merger as soon as next week" BGR 4/27
  • "Facebook in damage limitation mode" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 4/27
Publications/Podcasts
  • "The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 220, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple" Daring Fireball 4/27
  • "We talk iPhone SE leaks, Steve Jobs saving Pixar, and the brightest flashlight on earth on The CultCastCult of Mac 4/27
  • "Goodbye AirPort Base Station, Suicide Prevention Resources -TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-27" The Mac Observer 4/27
  • "Apple vs. the FBI never ended, and the FBI is winning" [Podcast] Mashable 4/27
  • "iMore show 604: Wingardium LumaFusion!" iMore 4/27
  • "Jony Ive remembers Azzedine Alaïa" [Interview] Wallpaper* 4/27
  • "AppleInsider Podcast talks iPhone rumors, committing to USB-C, and EU proposals to regulate app stores" AppleInsider 4/27
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple Inc. Wants Price Cuts on Key iPhone Component: This one isn't a shocker." The Motley Fool 12:05 PM
  • "Vectorworks Leads BIM Software in G2 Crowd Spring 2018 Grid and Index Report" Architosh 4/27
  • "Say Goodbye to Apple's AirPort Routers, For Real This Time" Gizmodo 4/27
  • "Apple officially kills its AirPort router" Mashable 4/27
  • "Intel 10nm Cannon Lake delays push potential 32GB MacBook Pro into 2019" AppleInsider 4/27
  • "Apple could release some iPhones without 3D touch to save money" The Verge 4/27
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 4/27
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 4/27
  • "13" MacBook Air Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 4/27

Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "The best replacements for Apple's defunct AirPort accessories" 9to5Mac 5:55 PM
  • "8 Mesh Wi-Fi Alternatives to Apple's Discontinued AirPort Routers" iClarified 5:54 PM
  • "iPhone X Vs. Google Pixel 2 XL: Over Long-Haul One Big Surprise (Mini Review)" Forbes 3:19 PM
  • "First look: Master & Dynamic Lightning to 3.5mm Audio Cable with DAC, mic" AppleInsider 1:49 PM
  • "Best Clear Cases to Show Off your iPhone 8 Plus in 2018: Looking to show off your iPhone 8 Plus? Here are some great clear cases that'll help you out!" iMore 11:29 AM
  • "Hands-on with iTunes from the Windows Store: Centennial-ize All The Things" Neowin 4:50 PM
  • "Breakthrough: eGPU + NVIDIA GPU + 10.13.4 + 2013 Mac Pro" Bare Feats 4/27
  • "Review: olloclip & Incase Limited Edition Filmer's Kit" iLounge 4/27
  • "Review: ElevationLab's innovative hybrid CordDock blends a unique MFi cable and slim, sturdy dock" 9to5Mac 4/27
  • "Nest Hello review: A premium doorbell for the paranoid homeowner" Engadget 4/27
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iOS 11"s Streamlined, Yet Extensible File Management" MacStories 4/27
  • "Transit app makes public transportation a breeze [Essential iOS Apps #6] Cult of Mac 4/27
  • "Google Tasks review: Still more to do" The Verge 4/27
  • "'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' feels like it was designed by Voldemort/You'll need all the gold in Gringott's to get through the new Harry Potter adventure." Macworld 4/27
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to AirPlay to HomePod without an active internet connection" 9to5Mac 8:33 PM
  • "How to add trusted phone numbers for Two-Factor Authentication to your Apple ID account" iDownload Blog 4/27
  • "How to Set up and Add Members to an Apple Music Family Subscription" iDrop News 4/27
  • "How to use Instant Notes to draw ideas out without unlocking the iPad or iPad Pro" AppleInsider 4/27
  • "How to make your iPhone or iPad choose the right Wi-Fi network" iMore 4/27
  • "How to use Power Saving Mode on an Apple Watch during workouts" Apple World Today 4/27
  • "Can't Save Pictures in Safari on iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 7? Here's Why!" OS X Daily 4/27
Tips
  • "How To Extend Your Prime Membership For $99 Right Now Before $119 Price Increase Kicks In" Redmond Pie 8:37 PM
  • "iOS: Stop Third-Party Apps From Accessing iOS Contacts" The Mac Observer 4/27
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "I Love Apple's 3D Touch, Why Don't You?" Gizmodo 4:46 PM
  • "Apple's next iPhone may ditch 3D Touch" SlashGear 12:07 PM
  • "Why I bought an iPhone 8 Plus after using the iPhone X for 5 months" Dan Frakes 5:33 PM
  • "Why I Bought an iPhone 8 Plus After Using the iPhone X" SchwarzTech 5:34 PM
  • "Making The Grade: Is Apple TV a worthy add-on in the classroom?" 9to5Mac 8:59 AM
  • "The future of some older games on the Mac App Store" The Robservatory 4:48 PM
  • "A look at the world's most incredible collection of vintage..." CNBC 8:19 AM
  • "The MacBook Pro we've all been waiting for might not launch this year" BGR 7:42 AM
  • "Tim Cook vs. Steve Jobs: Who is Apple's best CEO ever?" Cult of Mac 4/27
  • "Apple Music playlists should be historical recommendations, not ephemeral mixes" 9to5Mac 4/27
  • "Buying Apple's next-gen iPhone X is probably going to be a big mistake"  BGR 4/27
  • "Apple may have wildly misjudged iPhone X demand"  Cult of Mac 4/27
  • "I want a Magic Keyboard with Touch Pad and Magic Trackpad with Apple Pencil support" Apple World Today 4/27
  • "Apple and the land of low, low prices: The state of Apple's inexpensive products, and where they might be headed."  Macworld 4/27
  • "It's Shortsighted for Apple to Discontinue AirPort Products" The Mac Observer 4/27
  • "A requiem for the original AirPort: A testament to everything Apple was and isn't anymore" Macworld 4/27
  • "Apple Discontinuing AirPort Basestation Line is No Surprise" The Mac Observer 4/27
  • "Will Apple Cut 3D Touch from the Upcoming 6.1-inch LCD iPhone?" iDrop News 4/27
Non-Apple
  • "Cramer Remix: Microsoft and Intel could rule the world again" CNBC 4/27
  • "I'm Sorry To Report Instagram Is Bad Now" BuzzFeed 4/27
  • "A Sprint–T-Mobile Merger Will Test How Well Sucking Up to Trump Works as a Business Strategy" Slate 4/27
  • "Don't Call it a Comeback: Convertibles Shine in Growth-Challenged PC Market"  Tech.pinions 4/27
  • "The EU's Toothless Plan to Rein In Online Platforms" Bloomberg 4/27
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Apple Music is giving a free month to some who tried the three-month trial but didn't subscribe" phoneArena 8:07 PM
  • "Event: How Perkins + Will Operationalize VR and Increase Efficiency" Architosh 12:07 PM
  • "Apple Music Offering Additional Free Month to Previous Trial Customers That Didn't Opt to Subscribe" MacTrast 7:41 AM
  • "KORG are about to unveil their DIY Prologue boards for synth hacking" createdigitalmusic 7:41 AM
  • "Coming April 28: Gene Steinberg meets The Mac Observer's Jeff Gamet and columnist Rob Pegoraro, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 7:34 AM
  • "4 Hot Games to Celebrate Avengers Infinity War, Plus a Bonus" The Mac Observer 4/27
  • "Apple offering extra month of free Apple Music to old subscribers" The Apple Post 4/27
  • "Trade in your old Apple stuff at Adorama and get cash, store credit, or trade up value" MacPrices 4/27
  • "Satechi Launches New USB-C Pro Hub With Ethernet Port" MacRumors 4/27
  • "Google Inbox will get iPhone X support 'soon'" Cult of Mac 4/27
  • "Global Classroom Wearables Technology Market 2018-2022 - Increasing Adoption of Personalized and Adaptive Learning" PRNewswire 4/27
  • "Tesla Explorer released for IOS - Reveal the Internals of a Tesla Car" prMac 4/27
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft attempts to spin its role in counterfeiting case" TechCrunch 7:44 AM
  • "Microsoft defends conviction of e-waste recycler over piracy: It claims Eric Lundgren knowingly set out to mislead customers." Engadget 8:41 PM
  • "What is OneDrive? OneDrive is Microsoft's popular cloud storage service, but is it right for you?" Digital Trends 3:20 PM
  • "Intel and 10 nm (Premium)" [Free/Paid Registration Required] Thurrott 4:49 PM
  • "Intel: The 15-Plus Year Breakout - Part 2" Seeking Alpha 5:30 PM
  • "Microsoft Blows Past Earnings Estimates Thanks to Cloud, Office, and Gaming Growth" WCCFTech 4/27
  • "AWS vs Microsoft vs Google: Weighing up the financial results of the big cloud three" ComputerWeekly 4/27
  • "Microsoft opens up day after earnings beat" CNBC 4/27
  • "ProBeat: Windows 10's update success dwarfs its 1 billion miss" VentureBeat 4/27
  • "Windows 10's Timeline is the star of its latest update" Engadget 4/27
  • "Microsoft makes managing and updating Windows 10 easier for its business users" TechCrunch 4/27
  • "Microsoft Tops Amazon In Q1 Cloud Revenue, $6.0 Billion To $5.44 Billion; IBM Third at $4.2 Billion" Forbes 4/27
  • "Who IBM Is Laying Off and What They Have to Say About It" 24/7 Wall St. 4/27
  • "IBM demonstrates how blockchain tech can track physical jewellery" IT PRO 4/27
  • "IBM Files Patent For Proof-Of-Work Protocol Tailored To IoT Networks" Cointelegraph 4/27
  • "IBM Rolls Out Blockchain To Authenticate Bling" Pymnys 4/27
  • "IBM turnover shrinks $28bn in 6 years but execs laugh all the way to the bank" The Register 4/27
  • "Dell surveyed 5,763 PC gamers, and this is what they said" PCWorld 4/27
  • "Dell's new patent application shows how a two-screen laptop deals with DRM" Digital Trends 4/27
  • "Intel gives up early gains, stock goes flat on the day" CNBC 4/27
  • "Intel Q1 2018: breaks revenue records off data centric growth" Hexus 4/27
  • "Intel nears nifty 50 as data centres revved up Q1 revenues" SiliconRepublic 4/27
  • "It Doesn't Look Like Spectre and Meltdown Really Hurt Intel at All" Gizmodo 4/27
  • "Intel feels the Ryzen pinch, delays Cannon Lake again" bit-tech 4/27
  • "Intel delays mass production of 10nm chips until 2019" Liliputing 4/27
  • "'Yield issues' delays Intel's shift to 10nm - for at least the third time" Computing 4/27
  • "Intel says it 'bit off too much' amid 10nm chip delays" IT PRO 4/27
  • "Intel confirms hire of former AMD CPU architect Jim Keller from Tesla" V3 4/27
  • "Intel hires ex-Tesla exec to lead silicon engineering" Converge 4/27
  • "Intel has problems with 10nm and moves volume production towards 2019" Guru3D 4/27
  • "Intel Delays 10-nm Volume Production Until 2019" EE Times 4/27
  • "Intel delays its 10-nanometer 'Cannon Lake' CPUs yet again" Engadget 4/27
  • "Are Intel throwing shade on AMD's 12nm node while still claiming 'process leadership'?" PCGamesN 4/27
  • "Best AMD gaming motherboard 2018" PCGamesN 4/27
  • "Get The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 16 Core 32 Thread CPU For Just $858.71 ($999 Retail Price)" SegmentNext 4/27
  • "Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Rose To A 1-Month High After Q1 Profit Beat" RTTNews 4/27
  • "AMD claims it is finally making inroads to Intel dominance" ITProPortal 4/27
  • "Gaming and streaming with AMD's second-gen Ryzen CPUs" The Tech Report 4/27
  • "AMD's got working 7nm silicon in its labs, sampling later this year" Neowin 4/27
  • "Confirmed: AMD Zen designer Jim Keller joins Intel to lead silicon engineering department" Guru3D 4/27
  • "Using Third-party CPU Coolers Won't Void Warranty Now, Applies To Both AMD And Intel Processors" SegmentNext 4/27
  • "Take A Look At The Profits AMD Has Made Through Mining Already" Crypto Daily 4/27
  • "10% of Q1 Revenue: Cryptocurrency Mining Boosts AMD Profits Despite Volatility" CCN 4/27
  • "AMD Fails to See a Problem With Mining Decline" Cryptovest 4/27
  • "Cryptocurrency Mining Accounted for 10% of AMD's Overall Revenue in Q1 2018" BitCoin 4/27
  • "NHS Business Services Authority targets £1.1bn in savings with Oracle analytics" Diginomica 4/27
  • "India can play key role in tech development: Cisco CEO" Live Mint 4/27
  • "India can play key role in tech development for other markets: Cisco CEO" The Economic Times 4/27
  • "Verizon, Cisco Expand Optical Nets" EE Times 4/27
  • "If your cloud apps don't have APIs, you're doing it wrong" InfoWorld 4/27
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Shares Could Repeat Their Post-Earnings Dip And Rebound" Forbes 3:19 PM
  • "Apple is in a correction, and one market watcher sees possible bear market ahead" CNBC 4/27
Industry News
  • "Stocks post weekly losses in lackluster session as strong results fail to excite bulls: First-quarter GDP tops forecasts but slows from previous quarter" MarketWatch 4/27
  • "Dow Drops Slightly, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Post Small Gains: Stocks ended mixed on Friday, with the Nasdaq up slightly after tech giants Amazon.com, Microsoft and Intel posted stellar earnings on Thursday." TheStreet 4/27
  • "Stocks finish mixed as Amazon leads retail rally; Exxon dips" Associated Press 4/27
  • "U.S. Stocks Post Weekly Loss: Corporate results have put firms in the S&P 500 on track to post earnings growth of 23% for the latest quarter" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4/27
  • "Asian stocks extend gains on easing concerns about geopolitical risks: Asian stocks extended gains Friday, as investor concerns over geopolitical risks eased." MarketWatch 4/27
  • "European stocks lock in weekly gains as euro weakens: German and U.K. stocks led advances in European equity trade Friday, amid weakness in the euro and the pound against the dollar. For the week, the pan-Europe benchmark posted a gain amid a raft of corporate quarterly results." MarketWatch 4/27

 
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