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Apple Agrees To Notify iPhone Users If iOS Updates Will Affect Performance, UK Watchdog Says
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A UK watchdog group said on Wednesday that Apple has agreed to clearly notify consumers if future iOS software updates slow down or change the performance of an iPhone. CNBC reports: The U.K. Competition and Markets Authority investigated the issue after Apple said in early 2018 that it had deliberately slowed down processor speeds through […]

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SCOTUS Greenlights Apple App Store Antitrust Lawsuit
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The U.S. Supreme Court has given thumbs up for a class action antitrust lawsuit to proceed against Apple for alleged monopolistic practices at its App Store. In the case, Apple Inc. v. Pepper et al., the consumer plaintiffs maintain the company has monopolized the retail market for the sale of apps, and that it used […]

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Apple reportedly won't have its own 5G iPhone chip until 2025     – CNET
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The company has mentioned that date to prospective hires for an in-house 5G modem team, says a report.

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Apple Pay can be used for iTunes, App Store and Apple Book purchases
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You can now use Apple Pay to make purchases from iTunes, the App Store and Apple Books. You can also use it for Apple Music and iCloud storage subscriptions. MacRumors spotted the change in a recently updated support document. The added Apple Pay opt…

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BMW ConnectedDrive issues caused Apple CarPlay to disappear for some owners     – Roadshow
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It should be back up and running for just about everyone at this point.

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Apple Announces New NFC Feature For iPhone: Special Tags That Trigger Apple Pay Purchases When Tapped
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Apple’s VP of Apple Pay, Jennifer Bailey, announced new NFC tags that will let iPhone users make purchases simply by tapping their phones against the stickers, without the need to download a special app first. “The company is partnering with Bird scooters, Bonobos clothing store, and PayByPhone parking meters for the initial rollout,” reports 9to5Mac. […]

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Apple Pay will support NFC stickers on scooters and parking meters
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Apple is reportedly working on a new NFC feature that will allow iPhone users to make Apple Pay purchases by tapping special, NFC-equipped tags. That means retailers won't need bulky terminals, and iPhone users won't need to download a third-party ap…

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A BMW outage made Apple CarPlay unusable
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BMW owners in both the US and UK have been locked out of Apple's CarPlay interface on their vehicles due to system-wide outages of ConnectedDrive. 9to5Mac reported that complaints from drivers on both sides of the pond began racking up on social medi…

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UK government starts accepting Apple Pay and Google Pay
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It's now that much quicker for Brits to pay for official services online — if you use the right services. The UK government now supports Apple Pay and Google Pay for a handful of online services as part of a trial. Right now, it's primarily useful…

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