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Apple Skirts Tech Addiction Issue in Response to Worried Investors

Apple has responded to an open letter from investors who called for the company to address the negative impact of the iPhone on children and teens. Jana Partners and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System have urged Apple to give parents more choices and tools to help ensure that young consumers are using the company’s […]

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Apple is Requiring iOS Games to Disclose Odds when Purchasing Loot Boxes

Recently, Apple has made some questionable choices when it comes to consumers, yet they have also made one which directly benefits consumers. Loot boxes in games are a bit like booster pack cards, wherein a user can spend money to open a virtual case or card pack and receive an in-game item in return. Games […]

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FDA Gives Nod to Apple Watch EKG Reader Accessory

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the KardiaBand its stamp of approval, AliveCor announced Thursday. The device is the first FDA-cleared personal electrocardiogram accessory designed for use with an Apple Watch. The KardiaBand allows users to take EKG readings in order to distinguish between normal sinus heart rhythms and atrial fibrillation, the most […]

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Apple May Have Fudged iPhone X’s Face ID

Apple reportedly has reduced the accuracy of the iPhone X Face ID feature to speed up production. It’s not clear how much the new specs will reduce Face ID’s efficacy, but if the reporting is accurate, there could be problems recognizing changes in facial hair, glasses and other ancillary features, suggested Gerrit Schneemann, senior analyst […]

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