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Apple ordered to stop selling iPhones in China due to patent infringements

Qualcomm has scored another victory in its ongoing dispute with Apple.

Qualcomm and Apple have been at each other’s throats for seemingly endless months over various patent disputes, and in the latest development of this saga, Qualcomm’s seeing another victory. In a press release issued by the company on December 10, 2018, it announced the following:

The Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court in China has granted the Company’s request for two preliminary injunctions against four Chinese subsidiaries of  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Echo devices will gain support for Apple Music in mid-December

Get ready for it.

Amazon today announced that Apple Music support is coming to its Echo lineup of speakers in the coming weeks, allowing Apple Music subscribers to ask Alexa to stream their favorite songs, artists, albums, and more. Users will also be able to stream Beats 1 live and play any of the curated playlists from Apple Music editors or ask for their preferred algorithmically-generated radio stations.

While you’ve already been able to stream to your  [Read More…]

Project Fi is apparently coming to phones from Samsung, OnePlus, and Apple

Not all Project Fi features will be available on the new devices.

Project Fi initially launched with support for just one phone (the Nexus 6) back in 2015. It’s since expanded to the Pixel series and select devices from Motorola and LG, and according to what appears to have been a broken embargo, Project Fi is considerably expanding its phone support once more.

Per the BGR post that has since been taken down, Project Fi will soon  [Read More…]

Amazon’s finally selling the Apple Watch, and the Series 3 is just $299

GPS and Cellular.

The Apple Watch Series 3 38mm GPS + Cellular is down to $ 299 on Amazon. That prices matches other Black Friday deals we’ve seen from retailers like B&H and Best Buy, and you can still find similar prices at B&H. The Best Buy deal has expired, though, and the same watch is $ 329 there.

The 38mm deal price of $ 299 also works on the model with a Silver case and white  [Read More…]

Save $80 on Apple Watch Series 3 at Amazon while supplies last

This is the best deal you’re going to get on an Apple Watch this Black Friday.

Right now at Amazon, you can save $ 80 on an Apple Watch Series 3. The 38mm model is just $ 199, down from $ 279. This is the first time we’ve seen a Series 3 drop below $ 200. The larger, 42mm model is $ 229, down from $ 309, for a limited time too.

Anyone that follows Apple knows  [Read More…]

Wear OS badly needs to catch up with the Apple Watch’s health features

Wear OS tracks fitness nicely, but that doesn’t save lives.

Call smartwatches “dead” all you want (and I’ll grant that they’re not the most exciting topic these days), but I see them on more wrists than ever before — and the vast majority of them are Apple Watches. That’s not just because of how many people carry an iPhone, or some dumb generalization about Apple fans, it’s because the Apple Watch is genuinely useful in ways that  [Read More…]

The Apple Watch Series 4 is light-years ahead of anything running Wear OS

Despite a new processor and UI, Wear OS is still lagging behind.

If you’re a fan of Google’s wearable operating system, Wear OS, 2018’s been one of the better years the smartwatch platform has ever seen.

In late August, Google announced a completely revamped interface that puts a big emphasis on the brand-new Google Fit and makes the Google Assistant more powerful than ever. Just last week, Qualcomm unveiled its first new wearable processor in over two  [Read More…]

Apple said it makes the most personal mobile OS, which is just absurd

The operating system that won’t let you set Waze as your default map is trying to call itself the most personal operating system. Riiiiiiight…

The yearly Apple Event where we see the new iPhone X-mas announced and Jony Ive reinventing the polygon is here, and it kicked off with the most ridiculous claim we’re likely to see out of Cupertino to date: “iOS isn’t just the most advanced mobile operating system, it’s the most personal.”

Once you’re  [Read More…]

Get six months of Apple Music free with Verizon Unlimited

Verizon and Apple have signed an exclusive agreement giving Verizon Unlimited customers free access to Apple Music. Beginning on August 16th, Verizon Unlimited wireless customers will have the chance to sign up for six months of free Apple Music.

The offer is open to all new and current Verizon Unlimited wireless customers. Once you register after August 16th your six-month free trial for Apple Music will begin. With Apple Music you get access to a catalog of over 45 million songs ad-free.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Home is the company’s latest attempt to fight Apple

We have been seeing an influx of smart speakers more and more and now Samsung is getting in on the fun. During today’s Samsung Unpacked event, the Galaxy Home was officially unveiled.

At first glance, it looks rather awkward, and Marques Brownlee summed it up pretty well:

I appreciate you Samsung pic.twitter.com/H5s9lUNMbx

— Marques Brownlee (@MKBHD) August 9, 2018

But for real, let’s take a look at the new Galaxy Home. The speaker sports a round body  [Read More…]