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Apple sold nearly 60 million AirPods in 2019, analysts estimate

Apple has acquired the artificial-intelligence startup Xnor.ai for a reported $200 million

Apple continues to work on an a Key Augmented Reality Invention that they acquired from Metaio in 2015

One in five Americans now wears a smartwatch or fitness band

Apple accepting donations to aid Australian bushfire relief

Facebook’s redesigned web interface with dark mode support rolling out before spring

Streaming music services hit a combined 1 trillion US streams in 2019, Nielsen says

Apple accused of stealing Masimo trade secrets for Apple Watch health features

Pokémon GO had its best year ever in 2019 with nearly $1 billion in player spending

Mac: How to backup your iPhone in macOS Catalina

Doom and Doom II iOS apps now run at 60fps and support add-ons, official & not

PSA: Update Firefox now, says Homeland Security, to block real-life attacks

Apple patent describes more Apple Pencil gestures, and even a camera

Review: The CalDigit Tuff Nano SSD is small, fast, and ready for the elements [Video]

Apple’s $5 weekend movie sale includes 4K, action, comedy, more

Apple is Reportedly Opening a new Corporate Office in Montreal Canada in March

CES Roundup: Upcoming Apple accessories including HomeKit, CarPlay, iPhone, iPad, Mac

Bluetooth Philips Hue Lightstrip revealed in FCC docs, to work without bridge

9to5Mac Daily: January 10, 2020 – CarPlay at CES, Apple Watch lawsuit

macOS Catalina: How to backup photos and videos with iCloud Photos

Friday deals: Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock $90, Apple $5 movie sale, more

Stamford Apple Store to be replaced by SoNo Collection location in February

Apple Watch fall detection sends paramedics to the rescue when San Francisco e-biker hit by car

9to5Mac Happy Hour 259: Apple at CES 2019, Services era, iPhone Night mode contest

Review: Anker’s 100W PowerPort Atom PD 4 desktop charger is a 2020 essential

How to manually adjust the time on your Apple Watch

Instagram introduces new SloMo, Echo, and Duo effects for Boomerang

Are you having problems charging with iPhone XS or XR Smart Battery Case? Apple opens replacement program for affected units

9to5Rewards: Apple Watch Giveaway + 15% off luxury bands from Longvadon

Oprah cancels Apple TV+ documentary on sexual assault in the music industry, only one month after Apple announced it

The Documentary about Sexual Misconduct by a Hip Hop Mogul Scheduled for Apple TV+ has been Cancelled by Oprah Winfrey

Apple Music & Spotify have Wildly Different Payout Models with Artists earning more from Spotify on a Monthly Basis

Apple @ Work: Mac Pro fills an important need for Apple’s enterprise goals

New report details Apple’s iPhone disassembly robot and efforts to stop mining the earth

[Update: Design details, ‘iPhone 9’] Everything we know about the iPhone SE 2

Apple Announces a Free Replacement Program for XS and XR Smart Battery Cases that are Experiencing Charging Issues

A new $5 app allows Apple Card users to download Spending Data and Analyze it in Microsoft Excel for tax & budgeting Purposes

Apple shares special ‘Shot on iPhone’ short film to celebrate Chinese New Year

Apple Granted 3 Apple Watch Design Patents in Hong Kong

Apple advances their Presence Detection Invention to Wake a MacBook from Sleep using Facial Recognition and more

Comment: My 2020 Apple wishlist focuses on iPadOS, iCloud, and HomeKit

Apple was sued this week for Patent Infringement by Medical Device Pioneers over key Apple Watch Technologies

This week’s top stories: Best of CES 2020, ‘iPhone 9’ leak, new Shot on iPhone competition, more

This simple tool converts your Apple Card PDF statements to CSV for easier budgeting

How to add more storage space to an iPad

macOS Catalina: How to use the new Find My app for locating devices and friends

What is iPhone throttling and why does it happen?

Microsoft Wins a Patent for an Environmentally Friendly Ocean Floor Artificial Reef Datacenter

Apple TV+ takes home its first awards win, as Billy Crudup named Best Supporting Actor at the Critics Choice Awards

How to replace your iPhone’s dying battery — and whether it’s worth it

Ex-Apple SVP Tony Fadell says the original iPod was designed, engineered, and released within the same year

Kuo: This year’s iPhones will support faster mmWave 5G despite earlier report

Alarming test shows US carriers fail to protect you against SIM-swap attacks

Investors worried about over-exposure to AAPL and three other tech stocks

Back to the Mac 015: My Mac Pro upgrades – 24TB SSD and 384GB of RAM [Video]

Welsh song recorded in 1981 currently tops the iTunes UK song chart

Famed Apple analyst predicts that only 20% of 5G iPhones Shipped in 2020 will include mmWave technology

Three half marathon Apple Watch Series 5 battery tests with LTE, always-on display, and Apple Music

New evidence shows MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard likely coming soon

High Profile Korean Celebrities using Samsung Phones were hacked leading to Blackmail Threats of exposing Photos & more

Monday deals: AirPods hit Amazon all-time low, iPad Pro $199 off, Anker GaN USB-C chargers, more

AG Barr says Apple has provided no ‘substantive assistance’ in investigation of Pensacola shooting

macOS beta hints at future ‘Pro Mode’ to boost performance on portable Macs

9to5Mac Daily: January 13, 2020 – 5G iPhone speculation, 2020 MacBook rumors

How to get your iPhone Smart Battery Case replaced for free

Introducing Reality Converter

Mac shipments fell in 2019 despite overall PC industry growth, IDC and Gartner say

Apple releases new ‘Reality Converter’ macOS app for working with USDZ AR and 3D files

The PC Market Rebounded in 2019 for the Top Three PC Companies with Apple and Acer losing Ground

Building Adaptive User Interfaces for iPhone and iPad

Report: Rumored 5.4-inch iPhone to be similar in size to the iPhone 8, support Face ID

Feature Request: A ‘Low Power Mode’ for macOS to extend MacBook battery life

New AAPL high predicted for this year, two analysts predict $375-400

Apple Wins Patent for the Apple Watch ECG Feature that Debuted with Apple Watch 4

TikTok was the most downloaded iOS app in Q4 2019, with Disney+ #1 in the US

Apple’s latest sale features ‘buddy’ films, more from $5, plus $1 rentals

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