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  1. Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac gains APFS, HEVC, VR support in update

    10.06 / 01:45 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    Virtualization solution Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac was updated on Thursday to take full advantage of hardware and software technologies supported by macOS 10.13 High Sierra, including the Apple File System and HEVC…
  2. Facebook testing Workplace Chat apps app for Mac and PC

    10.06 / 01:45 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    Social networking monolith Facebook quietly launched beta versions of dedicated Facebook Workplace Chat apps for Mac and PC that incorporate screen sharing, as well as the usual list of basic chat client…
  3. Zillow to offer easy 3D house tour creation, viewing with new iPhone app

    10.06 / 01:45 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    House hunting app Zillow is working on a new iOS app that will allow real estate professionals and homeowners to easily create 3D house tours using an iPhone, media designed to expedite house rentals and…
  4. 'Carpool Karaoke' episode with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington to air on Facebook next week

    10.06 / 01:45 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    Earlier this year, rock band Linkin Park shot an episode of Apple's "Carpool Karaoke: The Series" due to debut on Apple Music, though a release date was postponed indefinitely after the unexpected death of lead singer Chester Bennington. On Thursday, the band announced the installment will air next…
  5. Apple allowed Uber use of API to record iPhone screens, feature to be removed

    10.06 / 01:45 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    Security researchers recently discovered Uber's app leveraged a powerful API to record users' iPhone screens in a bid to improve interoperability with its Apple Watch app, a permission only Apple could…
  6. Apple partners with Ohio State University to launch digital learning initiative

    10.04 / 23:00 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    Ohio State University on Wednesday announced it is working with Apple to Digital Flagship University, a school-wide digital learning program that involves an iOS laboratory that will serve not only students, but the wider…
  7. Watch: HEIF vs. JPEG on iPhone 8 compared

    10.04 / 23:00 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    Apple announced support for the High Efficiency Image File (HEIF) photo format at WWDC in June, a standard that supposedly retains image quality while boasting better compression that results in files half the size of past formats. We decided to test out Apple's claims by using our iPhone 8 Plus to take photos in the legacy JPEG format and HEIF, then comparing them side by…
  8. Permit breakdown pegs Apple Park 'spaceship' at over $427.5M, Steve Jobs Theater over $179.4M

    10.04 / 21:35 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    It cost upwards of $427.5 million to build Apple Park's main ring alone, according to a report this week which examined building permits for each of the 15 major structures at Apple's new…
  9. Three more reports of swollen batteries in iPhone 8 Plus surface, still not statistically significant

    10.04 / 20:31 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    Three more reports of swollen iPhone 8 Plus batteries have surfaced in international markets, but the current rate of failure is still well within industry norms for infant failure of lithium ion…
  10. Apple reinforcing macOS, iOS Siri team with acqui-hire of init.ai startup crew

    10.04 / 20:31 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    Apple appears to have bought out a Init.ai -- a startup focused on machine learning and processing of natural language originally intended to assist in customer service -- to enhance Siri in some…
  11. Apple pulls Catalogs category from App Store, Dice & Educational subcategories under Games

    10.04 / 20:31 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    Apple on Wednesday informed developers that it's removing three sections from the iOS App Store, including the Catalog category, and two Games subcategories, Dice and…
  12. Jamf works with Bungie to improve 'iPad for Kids' program, plans expansion into more hospitals

    10.04 / 20:31 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    Apple device management firm Jamf has teamed up with The Bungie Foundation to give children in hospital a better experience while undergoing treatment, providing young patients with access to an iPad loaded with a variety of apps and other content to entertain and reduce…
  13. Google's $649 5" Pixel 2, $849 6" Pixel 2 XL smartphones want to be your main squeeze, without a headphone jack

    10.04 / 18:37 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    Google's second-generation Pixel smartphones, geared to compete with Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone X, boast a new squeeze feature, where users can invoke the handset's assistant by applying pressure to the handset's bezels. And in a growing trend established by Apple's iPhone 7, the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL do not have a 3.5-millimeter headphone…
  14. Google announces $999 Pixelbook touchscreen hybrid notebook, optional $99 pen accessory

    10.04 / 18:37 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    With a 12-inch touchscreen, convertible form factor, optional stylus input, and integration with Google Assistant, the new Google Pixelbook hopes to compete with both Apple's MacBook and iPad Pro…
  15. $399 Google Home Max with SmartSound takes aim at Apple's HomePod

    10.04 / 18:37 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    In addition to its budget-priced $49 Google Home Mini, the search giant also introduced a push to the premium end of the speaker market, unveiling the $399 Google Home Max with speakers 20 times more powerful than the regular…
  16. Apple releases watchOS 4.0.1 with fix for LTE/Wi-Fi connectivity bug on Apple Watch Series 3

    10.04 / 18:37 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    A widely publicized bug that shipped with the new Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular has been addressed with a new software update, in the form of watchOS 4.0.1, which should improve the reliability of LTE cellular connections without an iPhone…
  17. Google Pixel Buds have limited iOS functionality, Google Snaps records notable moments on its own

    10.04 / 18:37 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    As part of its Wednesday release event, Google announced the Bluetooth wireless Pixel Buds -- however, the ability to invoke the Google Assistant at a touch doesn't work at all on iPhone, and a translate function narrows compatibility further to only the Pixel…
  18. Google Home Mini offers affordable voice assistant, music streaming for $49

    10.04 / 16:47 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    Google on Wednesday unveiled a smaller, more affordable version of its Home speaker and assistant, dubbed the Google Home Mini, set to launch in stores on Oct. 19 for…
  19. Netflix's free 'Stranger Things: The Game' offers retro-themed hype for upcoming season 2

    10.04 / 16:47 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    With a retro art design harkening back to the heyday of console gaming, the new and free "Stranger Things: The Game" leans heavily on nostalgia, just like the blockbuster series on which it is…
  20. Sonos debuts One smartspeaker with Amazon Alexa, AirPlay 2 & Google Assistant coming later

    10.04 / 16:47 appleinsider.com Appleinsider.com - Technology
    Sonos on Wednesday launched the $199 Sonos One, a smartspeaker with Amazon's Alexa voice assistant, as well as support for Apple AirPlay 2 and Google Assistant coming in…