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Thursday Highlights: Ten years ago today, the first iPhone went on sale, and on that day, Kate Greene at MIT Technology Review wrote of the "untapped potential" of the new device, hers among many interesting articles which tapped in to iPhone excitement all on our archived page from 6/29/2007; and today, iPhone is remembered by The Economist, Guardian, among many others; Lance Ulanoff says iPhone created "a habit none of us can break"; Time says "iPhone upended the tech industry" while others argue it still needs to do more to change the world; and no remembrance is complete without watching Steve Jobs' unveiling of the iPhone—celebrate ten years of iPhone throughout the site with dozens of posts, reviews, opinions, and enjoy the walk down memory lane; meanwhile, iCloud backup finally resolved this morning, outage left many unable to restore backups; legal loophole in Apple UK tax case allows further dropping in amount owed; pictures now online of new Apple Store in Taiwan; more supposed dummy iPhone 8 models leak featuring vertical camera; Apple continues patenting hand gesture interfaces; Eero's newest mesh WiFi system reviews from Engadget, TechHive, Axios.

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  • "The iPhone turns ten: The firm's approach to data will determine Apple's success in the coming years/No product in recent history has changed people's lives more."  The Economist 8:00 AM
  • "iPhone at 10: how it changed everything" The Guardian 8:14 AM
  • "iPhone Turns 10: How It Became the Everything Machine"  Wired 7:58 AM
  • "The iPhone launched a habit none of us can break"  Mashable 7:57 AM
  • "The iPhone at 10: How it changed everything/Ten years ago the first iPhone went on sale - the device would go on to revolutionise the world of technology and communications." [Video Report] BBC 8:22 AM
  • "This Is Why the iPhone Upended the Tech Industry" Time 8:25 AM
  • "iPhone: Love At First (Multi)-Touch, But A Long Road To Bliss" Forbes 7:51 AM
  • "iPhone at 10: The greatness of the original iPhone" Macworld 8:05 AM
  • "10 years on, iPhone still needs to change the world" Computerworld 8:40 AM
  • "A Decade Of Apple's iPhone - Trickle Down Economics That Actually Works" Forbes 7:51 AM
  • "How the iPhone won over Japan and gave the world emoji" The Verge 9:27 AM
  • "High Sierra will be last macOS release to support 32-bit apps 'without compromise', says Apple" iDownload Blog 10:10 AM
  • "Apple's iCloud backup outage: 45 hours and counting" ["Everybody has outages. Not every company charges a premium for an ecosystem that just works."] Apple 3.0 8:21 AM
  • "iCloud Backup Outage Prevents Backup and Restore of User Data" The Mac Observer 7:53 AM
  • "Safari Technology Preview 34 for Mac Release Offers Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements" MacTrast 8:17 AM
  • "10 Simple Yet Empowering Writing Apps For Your Mac" Forbes 7:51 AM
  • "Connecting Bluetooth Devices to Your Mac" MacMost 7:45 AM
  • "How to use AutoFill for credit cards, contacts, passwords, macOS Sierra's Safari" Apple World Today 7:45 AM
  • "How to create a bootable installer for a Mac operating system" iMore 10:10 AM
  • "The Software Subscription Model On The Mac: Day One and Beyond" The Mac Observer 9:15 AM
  • "Windows Brethren, Welcome To The Mac" Mac 360 8:11 AM
Press Releases
  • "Hydra 4.1 (Mac) Brings New Color Grading for More Vivid Colors in HDR Images" Creaceed 7:58 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Anger as legal loophole sees Apple's UK tax bill falling despite record turnover" The Sun 8:12 AM
  • "Apple wows us with photos of its first ever Taiwanese store" Cult of Mac 8:17 AM
  • "Apple shares pictures from inside of new Taiwan 'Taipei 101' retail store" AppleInsider 9:24 AM
  • "Smartwatch start-up Matrix lands $17.3 million to go after Apple with a device powered by body heat" CNBC 8:13 AM
  • "iPhone to blame for insomniac teenagers" Cult of Mac 10:11 AM
  • "Apple celebrates first graduating class of the pioneering Apple Developer Academy in Naples" 9to5Mac 8:25 AM
  • "Apple's 'A Portrait of Canada,' shot on iPhone film focuses on country's inclusivity and diversity" Canadian Reviewer 8:14 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: Fans line up on first iPhone launch day" Cult of Mac 8:18 AM
iPhone at 10
  • "It's the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, so watch Steve Jobs unveil the very first one" Recode 8:18 AM
  • "The 2007 original iPhone release in pictures: The birth of Apple store pandemonium/The release of the original iPhone was a major event, drawing thousands of people to Apple stores. We take a look back at the first iPhone's launch day crowds." Macworld 8:04 AM
  • "The original iPhone in photos: Looking back on the iPhone that started it all" Macworld 8:04 AM
  • "The original iPhone launch in pictures" BetaNews 8:09 AM
  • "Apple Has Sold 1.2 Billion iPhones Over the Past 10 Years [Infographic] Forbes 7:51 AM
  • "Watch how Apple's iPhone changed the world in 10 charts" Recode 8:18 AM
  • "Inside story of the iconic iOS rubber band effect that launched the iPhone" Cult of Mac 8:17 AM
  • "With iPhone, Apple showed AT&T and Verizon who's boss: Apple refused to let wireless carriers ruin the customer experience." Ars Technica 8:19 AM
  • "The iPhone's Greatest Achievements 10 Years Later" Time 10:28 AM
  • "10 Years Ago Today, the Original iPhone Officially Launched" MacRumors 8:23 AM
  • "'The iPhone will fail' and other hot takes on the original iPhone" Mashable 7:57 AM
  • "4 things Steve Jobs said at the first iPhone keynote that seem hilarious 10 years later" VentureBeat 8:10 AM
  • "'Tonight there's gonna be a jailbreak:' A poor man's guide to the first iPhone" AppleInsider 9:31 AM
  • "10 years of people destroying their iPhones in very dumb ways" Mashable 7:57 AM
  • "Poll: 10 Years on: Did iPhone Change Your Life?" Apple Must 9:15 AM
  • "French President Emmanuel Macron carefully includes two iPhones in official portrait [Video] 9to5Mac 8:07 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Apple rival shows off phone with on-screen fingerprint scanner" CNNMoney 8:10 AM
  • "China and India to account for half of all new mobile subscribers added by 2020, finds GSMA study" DigiTimes 8:01 AM
  • "Beyond The Mythology: Telling The Real Stories Behind The iPhone/In his new book, The One Device, Brian Merchant traveled the world to research the secret history of the device that changed everything." Fast Company 10:28 AM
  • "Remaster, Episode 38: SNES Classic" MacStories 8:21 AM
  • "The Life, Death, and Legacy of iPhone Jailbreaking: How a ragtag group of young hackers made the iPhone what it is today." Motherboard 10:27 AM
  • "A new iPhone 8 dummy video shows off the vertical camera and all-glass design in detail" Business Insider 7:57 AM
  • "This isn't the iPhone 8. But it's probably really, really close." Mashable 7:57 AM
  • "iOS 11 public beta: The 10 best features you won't be able to live without" [Slideshow] Macworld 8:22 AM
  • "Apple Reminds Developers Of iOS 11"s Impending 64-bit App Deadline" The Mac Observer 7:52 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple Working on a Future Hand Gesturing Interface to Control Gaming, Apple TV and Home Appliances" Patently Apple 8:25 AM
  • "Apple granted another patent for a gesture-based user interface" Apple World Today 8:19 AM
  • "Apple adds new Refinements to their Future Head Mounted Display Accessory Regarding Eye Focus and Remote" Patently Apple 8:25 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "10.5" iPad Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:46 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:46 AM

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  • "The iPhone mega review: Every iPhone Apple has ever made, reviewed and rated by the Macworld staff" Macworld 8:05 AM
  • "Watch Walt Mossberg review the very first iPhone, 10 years ago" Recode 8:18 AM
  • "iPhone 1.0: The 10th Anniversary MacStories Review" MacStories 9:24 AM
  • "Eero's new mesh WiFi system packs more power in a pretty package: It's pricey, but it works." Engadget 8:10 AM
  • "Eero Home WiFi System 2 review: Beacons make this system even easier to install" TechHive 8:04 AM
  • "Axios Review: New Eero delivers even better Wi-Fi, for a price" Axios 8:00 AM
  • "Wireless Keyboard in Walnut from Orée -Thai and English Characters" eXtensions 8:01 AM
  • "Apple's AirPods just got a feature they've needed all along" CNET 8:23 AM
  • "Apple's next cash cow" Apple 3.0 10:17 AM
  • "Lots of people dislike voice assistants. Blame Siri/Hard numbers say so. And there's anecdotal evidence, too: 'I've personally found Siri to be crap.'" CNET 10:11 AM
  • "The silliest quotes from the early days of the iPhone" MacDailyNews 10:10 AM
  • "How the iPhone changed my life in surprising ways over the past decade" VentureBeat 9:31 AM
  • "We're starting to reclaim the spaces the iPhone conquered" The Verge 9:27 AM
  • "The original iPhone was considered a high-end feature phone, not a smartphone" BetaNews 9:26 AM
  • "The iPhone reaches its 10-year anniversary" CNBC Videos 9:24 AM
  • "Giving iPad fire to mere mortals: On myopia and elitism in computing" iMore 9:18 AM
  • "Apple Brings The Future To Technology" Mac360 8:40 AM
  • "iPhone Turns 10: A Look at the Past, Present and Future" iDrop News 8:25 AM
  • "On Moving From Mac To iPad Pro" McSolo 8:23 AM
  • "iPhone 10th Anniversary: The Best and Worst Predictions" Fortune 8:23 AM
  • "What it's like to use the original iPhone in 2017" Mashable 8:21 AM
  • "A look at the 8 most revolutionary features the iPhone introduced to the world" BGR 8:18 AM
  • "The iPhone killed my inner nerd" The Verge 8:18 AM
  • "Dezeen commenters on the iPhone: 'Apple has jumped the shark'" Dezeen 8:14 AM
  • "10 years ago today the iPhone went on sale and changed everything -- so why didn't I want one?" BetaNews 8:09 AM
  • "Technology in Apple's first iPhone made it the best communications tool for a family in crisis"  AppleInsider 8:07 AM
  • "Happy 10th anniversary to the iPhone, 'a revolutionary product that changes everything'" 9to5Mac 8:05 AM
  • "iPhone 10th Anniversary: Why My Next Smartphone Could Actually Be An Android" Forbes 7:51 AM
  • "Hey Google, learn from Microsoft and settle with the EU" Mashable 8:22 AM
  • "Commentary: Where is Foxconn heading?" DigiTimes 8:01 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "There's now an Apple Pay smart debit card for kids" 9to5Mac 9:27 AM
  • "Anchor lets you record and publish podcasts from your phone" Engadget 9:24 AM
  • "All of Apple's WWDC sessions are now online, fully-searchable" Cult of Mac 9:24 AM
  • "Journaling Platform 'Day One' Transitions to a Subscription Service" MacRumors 8:07 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft confirms Cloudyn acquisition, sources say price is between $50m and $70m" TechCrunch 9:24 AM
  • "Microsoft confirms acquiring cloud monitoring startup" Seeking Alpha 9:24 AM
  • "Windows 10: Microsoft's new Insider Preview is packed with security features" ZDNet 6:33 AM
  • "Windows 10 preview build protects your files from ransomware: It will also temporarily stop stock app updates for Insiders." Engadget 6:51 AM
  • "Despite what you may have read, the Royal Navy's new flagship doesn't run Windows XP" Neowin 8:04 AM
  • "Microsoft-Led Investigation Results in Arrest of Four Tech Support Scammers" Bleeping Computer 6:50 AM
  • "Windows 10 snooping: Microsoft has halved data it collects from PCs says watchdog/The French regulator CNIL announced that Windows 10 now complies with the country's data protection laws, following changes to how the OS handles user privacy." TechRepublic 6:51 AM
  • "Microsoft's Dividend Continues To Impress" Seeking Alpha 9:23 AM
  • "Dell launches 24.5 inch full HD LCD Alienware 25 Monitor with 240 Hz / 1 ms" Guru3D 6:39 AM
  • "Dell cultivates an inclusive culture through 14 ERGs" Human Resources 6:40 AM
  • "Intel Coffee Lake-S CPUs Will Not Be Compatible With LGA 1151 Socket? i3 CPUs Might Not Feature Hyperthreading" SegmentNext 6:50 AM
  • "Wells Fargo: AMD Epyc offers better performance than Intel Broadwell" Seeking Alpha 7:44 AM
  • "Early AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Benchmarks Surface" ExtremeTech 7:21 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen June 2017 update" Guru3D 6:42 AM
  • "Ryzen Pro: AMD takes on Intel on the corporate desktop, with one key omission/AMD wants to go after Intel vPro while avoiding Intel's excessive product segmentation." Ars Technica 8:56 AM
  • "AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition – First game benchmark shows The Witcher 3 running similar to GTX1080 [UPDATE] DSOG 6:43 AM
  • "Cisco's Intent-Based Networking: Good News for Real-Time Collaboration/Cisco's (and competitor's) intent-based networking should reduce network cost and complexity for supporting ever-increasing real-time applications." No Jitter 6:43 AM
  • "IBM Named a Leader in Inaugural Gartner Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Worldwide" Security Intelligence 6:49 AM
  • "Western Digital Unveils 96-layer NAND, 4-bit QLC breakthrough" ExtremeTech 6:43 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "It Looks Like Apple's Great Rally Is Over" TheStreet 10:10 AM
  • "Apple vs. Google: Which is the better stock?" CNNMoney 10:11 AM
  • "Arigato Gozaimasu, Apple" TheStreet 8:22 AM
  • "Companies That Got a Boost From Apple's iPhone" Investopedia 8:22 AM
  • "Apple, Inc.: A Competitive DJ Stock Investment Now?" Seeking Alpha 7:58 AM
Industry News
  • "AMD's stock falls as Nvidia's upcoming cryptocurrency GPUs pose a threat" MarketWatch 7:04 AM
  • "Stock Futures Mixed as Walgreens, Rite Aid Strike a New Deal" TheStreet 7:04 AM
  • "Global shares mixed as Asia rally sputters in Europe" FOXBusiness 6:55 AM
  • "US STOCKS-Futures flat ahead of GDP data" Nasdaq 6:55 AM
  • "Investors Take On More Risk After Central Bank Signals: Increased expectations of higher interest rates help to send bank shares higher" [Paid Membership Required] 7:03 AM
  • "Financial stocks lead Asian market gains/Banks get boost after results of Fed stress test" MarketWatch 7:03 AM
  • "Eurozone economic optimism hits highest since August 2007" MarketWatch 7:04 AM

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