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What Tim Cook thinks the digital you will do

Andy is dedicated to building a better reality while working in augmented reality since before AR was a thing. He is CMO of Wikitude. How to join the network In Tim Cook’s recent exclusive interview with ABC, he gave us insight into what he thinks the “digital you” will do. He specifically mentions real-time meetings in real spaces — “this gives the capability for both of …

Apple: more than 90% of "official" accessories on Amazon are fake

Apple: more than 90% of “official” accessories on Amazon are fake / Boing Boing In a trademark infringement case filed against Mobile Star LLC, which it claims is a prolific counterfeiter, Apple says that more than 90% of the “official” gadgets sold in its name at Amazon are fake. Moreover, they’re mostly garbage, and potentially dangerous. Consumers, relying on Amazon.com’s …

Macy's Flagship in New York Debuts Apple Shop

NEW YORK, United States — Customers at Macy’s flagship store in New York will be able to wander over from eyeliner to iPads. Macy’s launched an Apple shop Friday at its Herald Square store, the first US department store with a hub devoted to the brand. The shop features a range of products including iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and the new Nike-branded Apple watch. Staffed by …

Apple Coffee Cake

Method 1 Preheat oven, prepare pie dish: Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a 9-inch pie pan (can use a springform pan or square baking pan) 2 Whisk flour, baking powder, salt: In a medium bowl, whisk vigorously together the flour, baking powder, and salt. 3 Make cinnamon sugar: In a separate small bowl, mix 2 Tbsp of the sugar with the cinnamon, set aside. 4 Beat butter and …

Spotify and Apple Music get unofficial mixes, the best part of SoundCloud

SoundCloud’s big differentiator is its offering of unofficial, user-uploaded content that the major labels don’t release and that isn’t on Spotify or Apple Music. Or at least they weren’t. The first unofficial single-track remixes just went live on Spotify and Apple Music thanks to their partnerships with music rights management service Dubset. Apple struck a deal with Dubset in March, and Spotify did in May, BPMSupreme …

Apple is screwing up HomeKit; here’s how they can fix it

The real magic of the Internet of Things happens when devices work together. It will be magic when Siri, on your iPhone, can adjust your thermostat or confirm that you locked the back door; when your door lock can tell your sound system you’re home and you don’t even have to push a button to start the music. That’s not the reality we live in …

Apple loses patent retrial to the litigious VirnetX, ordered to pay $302.4M

Here’s yet more evidence that the US patent system needs over-hauling. Back in February we reported that Apple had been ordered to pay $625 million to notorious litigator VirnetX after a U.S. court judged that the iPhone-maker had infringed on patents held by VirnetX in its iMessage and FaceTime services. (VirnetX often described as a patent troll because it makes almost all of its revenue …

Aetna will help cover the cost of customers’ Apple Watches

Aetna just threw in with Apple in a big way. The healthcare provider announced a number of different iOS-only apps aimed at quantifying wellness and streamlining the healthcare management process that are set to arrive early next year. It’s also investing a ton in the Apple Watch, providing the wearable for all of its 50,000 or so employees (who are, naturally, enrolled in its own …

Apple done nothing wrong

Lisa De Simone Crunch Network Contributor Lisa De Simone is an assistant professor of Accounting at Stanford Graduate School of Business. How to join the network Having read the European Commission’s original ruling, some prior rulings, the Treasury’s white paper about the European Commission’s actions and a lot of analysis in the tax community, in my opinion, the EC is over-reaching in their decision on …