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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple is about to disclose its first major hint at how well the iPhone 11 is selling: Apple's earnings on Wednesday will provide some early insight into how Apple's new iPhones are selling as investors watch Apple's forecast for its all-important holiday season."  CNBC 8:47 AM
  • "Apple bulks up HomeKit team in a move on smart home market: Apple hopes to breath new life in its HomeKit smart home initiative and catch up Google and Amazon." ZDNet 8:39 AM
  • "Apple Is Reportedly Overhauling Its Smart-Home Strategy: The Cupertino tech giant is far behind Amazon and Google in the smart-home race." Motley Fool 8:47 AM
  • "Apple TV Plus Chiefs on Building the Ambitious Video Venture From Scratch"  Variety 11:15 AM
  • "Apple and Disney are about to shake up the streaming wars in a monumental way"  Business Insider 11:15 AM
  • "Exclusive: A 'Magic' iPhone Hacking Startup Bites Back At Apple Lawyers"  Forbes 8:45 AM
  • "iPhone Emulation Company Sued by Apple Says It's Making iPhones Safer: Corellium responds to Apple's lawsuit saying the startup is good for society and accusing Apple of owing it money." Vice 3:10 PM
  • "Apple Pay in EU antitrust spotlight as regulators seek details" Reuters 3:17 PM
OS X
News
  • "Here's the Secret Repair Tool Apple Won't Let You Have" iFixit 8:49 AM
  • "MacOS Catalina 10.15.1 Update Download Available Now" OS X Daily 3:15 PM
  • "Catalina 10.15.1 and Security Updates for 10.14 and 10.13 are now available" Eclectic Light Company 3:16 PM
  • "First macOS Catalina update brings new emoji and support for AirPods Pro" Engadget 3:17 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "How to remove Siri from the Touch Bar on macOS" AddictiveTips 8:22 PM
  • "Grammarian Pro3 X a useful tool for those of us who plug away at documents on our Macs" Apple World Today 7:51 AM
  • "How to share notes and folders as view-only in Notes" iDownload Blog 7:42 AM
Press Releases
  • "Hazel Updated to Support macOS Catalina" 512 Pixels 11:55 AM
  • "Noodlesoft's Hazel gains official Catalina compatibility" iMore 11:36 AM
  • "Introducing FileMaker Cloud: Agile Workplace Innovation & Digital Transformation" PRNewswire 8:27 AM
  • "Encrypt Mac Hard Drive Data with OS Agnostic Tool Now Available in Jetico Central Manager" Business Wire 8:27 AM
  • "Adobe previews precise Photoshop object selection powered by Sensei AI" 9to5Mac 8:24 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple celebrates 'The Morning Show,' coming to Apple TV+ November 1" Apple 7:34 AM
  • "Sorry binge-watchers: Apple won't debut every episode of The Morning Show at once" Cult of Mac 7:33 AM
  • "Apple TV+ execs: November 1 is just 'the starting line' for Apple's video service" 9to5Mac 10:10 AM
  • "Apple resumes human reviews of Siri audio with iPhone update" Associated Press 4:07 PM
  • "Apple Shakes ITunes Users' Suit Over Data Disclosures" Law360 [Paid Membership Required] 9:39 AM
  • "Spotify Subscribers Beat Apple Music: What's Ahead?" Market Realist 9:20 AM
  • "Huawei Is Trying To TradeMark 'Honor Flypods' And Apple Doesn't Like It" macReports 3:35 PM
  • "Apple TV app expands beyond Samsung Smart TVs with Sony update ahead of Apple TV+ debut" 9to5Mac 3:32 PM
  • "Over 60 new emoji just arrived for iPhones, including gender-neutral people and an otter — here's what's new this year" Business Insider 10:10 AM
  • "Period emoji arrives on iPhones in bid to 'break the taboo' over menstruation" Telegraph 10:09 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Samsung teases a clamshell foldable form factor" TechCrunch 4:18 PM
  • "Google to stop indexing Flash for search: With browser makers already putting the kibosh on the once-popular multimedia format, Google search is about to deliver something of a coup de grace." Computerworld 3:15 PM
  • "T-Mobile extends military discount to first responders: Police, firefighters, and EMS can get cheap lines and discounts on great phones" Android Central 11:58 AM
  • "Cyber crooks take aim at their next big target: eSports tournaments and players" ZDNet 11:55 AM
  • "Xiaomi's first real smartwatch looks just like an Apple Watch: The Mi Watch comes with NFC, GPS, WiFi and an eSIM." Engadget 8:13 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Update PSAs, Restaurant Payment Systems – TMO Daily Observations 2019-10-29" The Mac Observer 3:07 PM
  • "Sen. Warner pens letter to Zuckerberg over Facebook's political ads policy: Heat over the social network's decision to not fact-check ads from politicians continues to rise." CNET 10:00 AM
  • "First Ring Daily 706: Party, Pods, and Plumbing" Thurrott 9:59 AM
  • "9to5Mac Daily: October 29, 2019 – AirPods Pro officially announced" 9to5Mac 9:42 AM
  • "AppStories, Episode 136 – GameClub and a Shortcuts Update" MacStories 8:26 AM
  • "Let's Talk iOS 315: Favorite iOS 13 tips and features" iDownload Blog 7:42 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple reportedly increasing component orders for LCD iPhone" DigiTimes 7:33 AM
  • "Supply chain gives more evidence of base model iPhone 11 beating expectations" 9to5Mac 7:32 AM
  • "iPhone 11 continues to shine while iPhone 11 Pro Max sales flatten out" Cult of Mac 8:23 AM
  • "The iPhone 11 is doing so well, Apple may keep an LCD phone in its 2020 lineup" iMore 7:40 AM
  • "Could We See a 16-inch MacBook Pro Announcement Today?" MacRumors 8:27 AM
  • "Apple's AirPods Pro set a pricey new standard for earbuds" TechCrunch 6:18 PM
  • "AirPods Pro gain triple press gesture controls" Apple Must 11:17 AM
  • "Apple may sell iPhone 11 and 11 Pro Smart Battery Cases: A photo of the unannounced accessory was found in iOS 13.2." Engadget 11:16 AM
  • "iOS 13.2 with Apple's 'magical' Deep Fusion camera tech is out now" The Next Web 7:51 AM
  • "iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2: What's New" iPhone Hacks 8:14 AM
  • "How do noise cancelling headphones like Apple Airpods Pro work?" New Scientist 8:48 AM
  • "AirPods Pro vs Powerbeats Pro: How they compare in features" 9to5Mac 3:11 PM
  • "AirPods Pro vs AirPods: What's the Difference" iPhone Hacks 8:13 AM
  • "Download: watchOS 6.1 Final Released For Apple Watch Series 5 To Series 1" Redmond Pie 3:15 PM
  • "Future iPhone screen could simulate surface textures and temperatures for AR" AppleInsider 7:44 AM
  • "Apple patent involves iPhones, iPads, Macs that can mimic the feel of different textures" Apple World Today 8:28 AM
  • "Apple Wins Patent for a Next-Gen Apple Watch Band designed to deliver Constant Tension and Superior Comfort" Patently Apple 7:35 AM
  • "Apple granted patent for a 'consistently tight' Apple Watch band" Apple World Today 8:13 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "An AirPods Pro replacement costs $89 per earbud: Unless you have the $29 AppleCare+ for Headphones plan." Engadget 10:00 AM
  • "Apple warns HomePod users of potentially fatal iOS 13.2 flaw: Whatever you do, don't reset it." Macworld 9:16 AM
  • "'Why does my iPhone say invalid SIM?': 6 ways to troubleshoot your iPhone and SIM card if they aren't connecting" Business Insider 8:55 AM
  • "If you updated your HomePod to 13.2, do not reset it or remove it from the Home app" AppleInsider 7:33 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Best Buy Apple Event discounts MacBook Pro, AirPods charging case hits new low, more on sale today" 9to5Mac 11:16 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:35 AM
  • "13" MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:35 AM

Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "I've only been using Apple's new AirPods Pro for a few hours, but it already feels like the upgrade we've been waiting for" Business Insider 5:00 PM
  • "First Impressions: Are Apple's AirPods Pro Your Do-It-All 'Buds?" Popular Mechanics 4:57 PM
  • "Apple AirPods Pro hands-on: I can already hear the difference" Engadget 4:26 PM
  • "Apple AirPods Pro hands-on: the noise cancellation really works/They're exactly what you'd expect, and that's a good thing" The Verge 4:02 PM
  • "Hands on: Apple AirPods Pro review/The new AirPods Pro bring strong sound quality and high-end features" TechRadar UK 8:46 AM
  • "Apple AirPods Pro initial review: Silence is golden" Pocket-lint 8:46 AM
  • "Apple AirPods Pro review (early verdict): noise cancelling and great sound redefine AirPods/Better sound, better fit and active noise cancellation, although AirPods Pro does lose one key AirPods feature..." T3 8:45 AM
  • "AirPods Pro first impressions: Noise cancellation 'better than expected,' impressive fit, design [Videos] 9to5Mac 7:43 AM
  • "Amazon Echo Buds review: Amazon's true wireless earbuds sound as good as AirPods and cost less" CNET 9:20 AM
  • "Amazon Echo Buds review: Alexa lays a smackdown on the AirPods" Digital Trends 8:50 AM
  • "Amazon Echo Buds review: great sound at the right price" The Verge 8:24 AM
  • "I spent the last week with Amazon's new Echo Buds, and it showed me a lot about where Alexa is going" Business Insider 8:21 AM
  • "AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT GPU running under macOS Catalina versus other GPUs" Bare Feats 11:17 AM
  • "GeForce GTX 1660 Super Review: Turbo Charged 1080p Gaming" HotHardware 8:40 AM
  • "Samsung CJ791 QLED review: Thunderbolt meets curvy, ultra wide-screen display with quantum dots/If you want the ultra widescreen, wraparound experience, this Thunderbolt/USB/HDMI display provides it. The quantum dot color is a kick as well and it's a handy dock for laptops." Macworld 7:32 AM
  • "Logitech's MX Master 3 scroll wheel is focused hardware at its best" The Verge 8:24 AM
  • "See on Apple TV+: Less Game of Thrones, more unintentionally funny Syfy/So far, the epic-fantasy checklist of violent, sexual, convoluted isn't enough." Ars Technica 7:40 AM
  • "The secret to Apple's sales success [Live from Cupertino book excerpt] Cult of Mac 3:11 PM
iOS Apps
  • "Inside the iPhone 11 Camera, Part 1: A Completely New Camera" Medium: Halide 6:33 PM
  • "Apple Arcade: 'Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands' Review – Cursed Feels a Fitting Descriptor" Touch Arcade 11:58 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to use the Deep Fusion iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro camera feature" 9to5Mac 6:32 PM
  • "What Deep Fusion is on iPhone 11 and how to make sure it's working: Apple's Deep Fusion will give you the best photos possible, but you'll need to make sure one specific setting is turned off to use it." iMore 5:26 PM
  • "iOS 13.2: How to Turn off Siri Grading so Audio Snippets Won't be Shared" The Mac Observer 3:06 PM
  • "How to get a virtual home button on your iPhone screen with AssistiveTouch, if your iPhone doesn't have a physical one" Business Insider 11:55 AM
  • "How to play ambient sounds on your HomePod: Like to work or sleep to the sounds of ocean waves, raindrops, or a crackling fireplace? Your HomePod can finally help." Macworld 7:32 AM
Tips
  • "iPhone 11 and 11 Pro: Camera Features and Tips" MacRumors 3:11 PM
  • "iOS 13.2 quick Tip: How to wipe your Siri and dictation history from Apple's servers" ZDNet 8:23 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Can You Type Questions To Siri? There's A Sneaky Way Around Asking Out Loud" Bustle 9:04 PM
  • "Missing MacBook Pro Confirms Laptop's Lost Reputation" Forbes 7:26 PM
  • "AirTags: Everything We Know So Far" MacRumors 4:59 PM
  • "Apple TV+ advance reviews are in, and mixed at best" iDownload Blog 11:18 AM
  • "Why Apple must turn HomeKit into homeOS" Computerworld 9:38 AM
  • "Apple still hasn't fixed the biggest problem with AirPods: Apple touts its latest earbuds' noise-cancelling features and sound quality, but it didn't bother to make the AirPods Pro easier to repair when the battery starts to fail." Fast Company 8:48 AM
  • "Apple focused on the cameras for the iPhone 11 Pro. Now we find out if people cared: The iPhone 11 was all about camera tricks like the new slofie mode. Now we'll find out if sales were fast-ie in response." CNET 7:50 AM
  • "Dark mode is everywhere. Is it really better for you? Short answer: probably not. Its popularity may have more to do with the 'bigger minimalism trend' than usability, says one expert."  Fast Company 7:50 AM
  • "To badly go: Samsung's not-so-great fall/Apple's not perfect but Samsung always keeps it exciting." Macworld 7:32 AM
  • "Buying Fitbit won't help Google overcome Apple's biggest smartwatch advantage" The Verge 7:32 AM
  • "The AirPods Pro are the real AirPods 2 — but with added ~branding~" The Next Web 11:15 AM
  • "Apple's new AirPods Pro are exactly as I advised — I'll accept cash" The Next Web 7:51 AM
  • "AirPods Are a Tragedy: Apple claims that AirPods are building a 'wireless future.' Many people think they're a symbol of disposable wealth. The truth is bleaker." Vice 7:26 AM
Non-Apple
  • "PlayStation Vue is the canary in the cord-cutting coal mine: Streaming services have reached critical mass." Engadget 4:11 PM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Hellvetica is a horrific take on the famous typeface: 'Kern in hell'" The Verge 8:42 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Google Photos adds whimsical Halloween Easter Egg" 9to5Google 5:26 PM
  • "Twitter iPad Apps Upgraded with Multiwindow Support, Keyboard Navigation" MacStories 11:19 AM
  • "Waze and Tidal partner up to let you safely enjoy your music on the road" Android Police 8:42 AM
  • "Simply Mac, Inc., Apple's Largest Premier Partner, Announces $3.15 million Partnership with World's Fastest Gamer" PRNewswire 8:27 AM
  • "Nintendo's 'Mario Kart Tour' had an unbelievably good first month but still couldn't dethrone 'Pokémon Go'" Business Insider 8:21 AM
  • "'Fortnite' 11.10 Is Out Now on All Platforms Bringing Fortnitemares Back with Various Cosmetic Bundles Available and the Storm King LTM" Touch Arcade 7:42 AM
  • "'GWENT: The Witcher Card Game' Is Available Now on iOS for Free" Touch Arcade 7:42 AM
  • "WhatsApp fixes one of its most annoying bugs in new update to iOS app" 9to5Mac 7:33 AM
  • "Rocket Star for iOS - Idle Space Factory Tycoon, from Indie Games Accelerator program of this year, supported by Google" Pixodust 7:27 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft CEO stands behind software sales to Pentagon" Bloomberg 5:32 PM
  • "Amazon could fight the Pentagon's decision to choose Microsoft for JEDI project" Neowin 5:50 AM
  • "Amazon may seek cloud rematch with Microsoft and the Pentagon" FOXBusiness 6:37 AM
  • "Windows 10's big 2020 updates could arrive sooner than expected thanks to Surface Neo" TechRadar UK 6:50 AM
  • "Samsung starts integration with OneDrive: Is this the beginning of the end?" TechRadar UK 6:47 AM
  • "Microsoft Project upgrade launches in general availability with a focus on collaboration" VentureBeat 9:40 AM
  • "Russian hackers are attacking Tokyo 2020 Olympics, says Microsoft" Neowin 5:50 AM
  • "Is Microsoft working on a unified Office Mobile app for a wider range of smartphones?" ZDNet 12:05 PM
  • "First Came Google and Microsoft — Now Intel Plans To Invest More In Taiwan" Forbes 6:37 AM
  • "Intel's 'Special Edition' Core i9-9900KS CPU will arrive on 30 October: Coming to upset Ryzen's zen" The Inquirer 6:32 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-9900KS Special Edition launch details are finally here" SlashGear 6:33 AM
  • "AMD reports highest revenue in more than a decade, but slightly light forecast makes stock volatile" MarketWatch 4:26 PM
  • "AMD sees $1.8 billion in Q3 2019 revenue thanks to high-end processors and GPUs" VentureBeat 4:02 PM
  • "AMD meets Q3 earnings expectations: The chipmaker's Q4 outlook failed to impress, following AMD's first full quarter of 7nm Ryzen, Radeon and Epyc processor sales." ZDNet 5:01 PM
  • "AMD forecasts current-quarter revenue below estimates" Reuters 4:02 PM
  • "AMD isn't playing around: Bad console quarter a drag on chip slinger's finances" The Register 6:47 PM
  • "Dell, Samsung, and Zebra launch rugged devices as FirstNet spurs upgrade cycle/The rugged device category has something the rest of the hardware industry doesn't: Growth. Enter a flurry of devices for extreme environments." ZDNet 12:06 PM
  • "Iota, Dell and Linux Developing Platform to Rate Data Trustworthiness" Coin Telegraph 6:33 AM
  • "IBM Pitches Watson for Enterprise AI Woes: IBM says that Watson can help enterprises struggling to get past the pilot phase with their AI programs." InformationWeek 11:00 AM
  • "Samsung, IBM team up on platform to track vital signs, health data for first responders" ZDNet 3:12 PM
  • "Interview with IBM official about the company's 'new-collar' push to look beyond college degrees" Inside Higher Ed 11:00 AM
  • "Fedora 31: Peering into Red Hat Enterprise Linux's future/Fedora, Red Hat's cutting-edge community Linux distribution, is a crystal ball into RHEL's future." ZDNet 10:58 AM
  • "Nvidia unveils two GeForce GTX Super graphics chips" VentureBeat 10:03 AM
  • "TSMC and GlobalFoundries settle patent disputes with cross-licensing agreement: Firms no longer have a chip on their shoulder" The Inquirer 5:50 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Industry News
  • "S&P 500 retreats from record high; Google miss weighs on tech shares: U.S. consumer confidence ticks lower in October" MarketWatch 4:15 PM
  • "Dow Ends Lower; S&P 500 Slips After Intraday Record on Strong Pharma Earnings: Stocks finish lower Tuesday, even though the S&P 500 sets an intraday record high." TheStreet 4:15 PM
  • "Stocks Edge Lower as Investors Parse Earnings Reports: Drug giants Pfizer and Merck climb after boosting their forecasts" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:14 PM
  • "Asian markets little changed as investors weigh trade-war developments: Nikkei up, but stocks fall in Hong Kong, mainland China" MarketWatch 7:16 AM
  • "U.K. stocks struggle as Britain heads to election" MarketWatch 7:17 AM

 
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