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Apple Planed to Sue Qualcomm As Far Back as 2014

Apple Planed to Sue Qualcomm As Far Back as 2014

Last week, Qualcomm and Apple surprised everyone by announcing that they have settled their dispute, with Apple signing a six-year multi-patent licensing agreement. This move surprised many since before the trial started, Apple had made it clear that it had no intention to settle its dispute with Apple.

Apple Stops Selling the 4K LG UltraFine Display on Its Online Store in the U.S.

Apple Stops Selling the 4K LG UltraFine Display on Its Online Store in the U.S.

Apple and LG teamed up to launch a new 4K (and separate 5K) display back in 2016, alongside the launch of new MacBook Pro models. Now, years later, Apple is whittling down availability.

Josh Friedman Departs Apple’s ‘Foundation’ TV Series as Co-Showrunner

Josh Friedman Departs Apple’s ‘Foundation’ TV Series as Co-Showrunner

Apple has a variety of TV series and films in the works for its upcoming Apple TV+ subscription service. One of those is a new series based on Isaac Asimov’s Foundation, which was being run by David S. Goyer and Josh Friedman. At least, that was the case until the latter left the project.

Netflix is Testing Shuffling Episodes for TV Shows

Netflix is Testing Shuffling Episodes for TV Shows

Netflix has already made it clear that it’s not entirely against the idea of watching television shows out of order. And now the company is testing that capability with a wider audience. Netflix is currently toying with the idea of shuffling random episodes of a TV show where it might not matter the order they’re watched in.

macOS 10.15 Could Add iOS Features Like Screen Time, Siri Shortcuts, and More

macOS 10.15 Could Add iOS Features Like Screen Time, Siri Shortcuts, and More

macOS 10.15 is going to be jam-packed with features, if the rumor mill is any indicator. The latest report suggests that several different iOS features are heading to the desktop operating system this year.

Bose Rolling Out AirPlay 2 Support for Selected Soundbars and Smart Speakers

Bose Rolling Out AirPlay 2 Support for Selected Soundbars and Smart Speakers

Bose has started rolling out AirPlay 2 support to selected smart speakers and Soundbar models. The announcement was made by Bose earlier this week in which it confirmed that the Home Speaker 500, Soundbar 500, and Soundbar 700 will receive an update to gain AirPlay 2 functionality.

Facebook Confirms Millions of Instagram Passwords Were Stored in Plain Text

Facebook Confirms Millions of Instagram Passwords Were Stored in Plain Text

Another day, another Facebook security-related revelation. This time it has to deal with an owned product, Instagram, and millions of passwords being stored in plain text.

Apple Led the Way in Smartphone Activations in March Quarter of 2019

Apple Led the Way in Smartphone Activations in March Quarter of 2019

Later this month, Apple is going to host another quarterly earnings report. The company won’t be breaking down individual numbers, but we’ll get a broad look at how well things are going for the iPhone company. Based on a recent report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, things looked pretty good for Apple in the first quarter.

Apple Reportedly Paid Upwards of $6 Billion to Reach Settlement With Qualcomm

Apple Reportedly Paid Upwards of $6 Billion to Reach Settlement With Qualcomm

After a lengthy legal battle with Qualcomm, the pair of companies reached a settlement earlier this week. And while both companies made their own announcements regarding the decision, neither went into great detail about the finer points of the matter.

macOS 10.15 Will Further Expand Use of Apple Watch for Authentication Purposes

macOS 10.15 Will Further Expand Use of Apple Watch for Authentication Purposes

Apple already allows MacBook owners to unlock the Mac using their Apple Watch. With the macOS 10.15 upgrade, Apple will further expand on this functionality and use the Apple Watch for authentication purposes in more scenarios.