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Amazon Fire TV vs. Apple TV: Which streaming player should you buy?

They’re the same, only different.

Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV do the same things. They run a full version of their respective company’s operating system. They run apps. They have access to their respective media libraries and can stream video and music and play games and control things via your voice.

So let us stipulate that Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV are very similar products.

They’re also wildly different in a number of ways.

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Apple vs. Samsung: State of the mobile silicon

Geekbench’s John Poole discusses how Apple balances performance and efficiency, how Samsung is ramping up single-core, and where Qualcomm — and maybe Google? — fit in.

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Rene Ritchie: Joining me again, we have John Poole from…I am going to say Primate Labs, but I think most people know you from Geekbench.

John Poole: Exactly.

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Samsung’s Galaxy S9 battery ‘issues’ are all about Apple

Samsung makes more than just phones and the Exynos 9810 Galaxy S9 is a €950 beta test.

By now you’ve probably heard that the Exynos-powered international version of the Samsung Galaxy S9 doesn’t have the greatest battery life. Some say it’s fair, some say it’s the most horrible thing ever, so that means it’s somewhere in the middle and that’s not good enough for a phone in 2018. Especially a very expensive phone.

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Four tricks worth stealing from Apple Music

“Good artists copy; great artists steal,” is as true for music apps as it is for musical artists.

If a feature is popular on one music app, it doesn’t take long for it to start appearing on other apps. This happens more for big, bold features than it does for the sophisticated little touches that make good apps great, which is a shame because these four features on Apple Music’s Android app might go unnoticed by most,  [Read More…]

Google’s chief of AI is now working for Apple

This is a big win for Apple.

Artificial intelligence has become Google’s bread and butter over the last few years, and one of the brains leading the company’s charge in this direction has been John Giannandrea. However, John’s now leaving Google and has accepted a new position at Apple.

According to The New York Times, Gianandrea will be leading Apple’s “machine learning and A.I. strategy” and be one of just 16 people that report to Tim Cook  [Read More…]

Apple Music vs. Spotify vs. Google Play Music: A music subscription showdown

Our lives are filled with subscriptions, but none can impact our lives quite like a music subscription.

We wake up to music. We go about our days to music. If we’re happy, we’re singing along. If we’re sad, we’re crooning. If we’re mad, we will scream out every last note. Music makes us better, brings us together, and I owe my life to rock and roll! Music subscriptions have the power to make our lives brighter, louder,  [Read More…]

OnePlus succeeds because of its desire to copy Apple

Why do you think OnePlus succeeded where other startups have failed?

OnePlus is gearing up to launch a new phone soon, and as the case has been for the past couple of devices the company’s released, the leaks and rumors we’ve seen have caused a lot of people to voice their many complaints. Whether it be due to rising prices, new gesture systems, or its notch, the OnePlus 6 has already gotten a lot of folks flustered even before  [Read More…]

Celebrate Easter with Koogeek and win an Apple HomePod (Promoted)

Want a Apple HomePod speaker? Say no more. Just head on the Koogeek website and play the Easter game and you might actually get to win one.

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How to get started with Apple Music on Android

Are you ready to cross the Android and Apple streams? Let’s get the music started.

Apple doesn’t often offer its services on Android, but for Apple Music, they make an exception. After all, it’s hard to be a music service without being available on the most widely-used mobile platform in the world. Whether you’re an Apple fan who stepped away from the iPhone or an Android enthusiast who wants to see if Apple Music can compete, Apple  [Read More…]

Google and Apple are being sued by France for ‘abusive’ developer contracts

France is also seeking to close tax loopholes that the companies are using.

On Wednesday, March 14, France announced that it was filing a lawsuit against Google and Apple as a result of unfair treatment for app/software developers in the country.

The lawsuit is seeking fines of $ 2.5 million USD (or 2 million euros in the country), and it cites that the two tech giants have created “abusive” contractual agreements for startups and developers in France.

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