Apple today announced that it is holding a live HomePod question and answer session next week. The event will be held on its support forums, with specialists available during a four-hour window to answer Homepod-related questions.

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Niantic outlines new three strike policy to combat Pokémon GO cheaters

In a blog post this week, Niantic has outlined a new three-strike policy for Pokémon GO cheaters. The policy explains that players who cheat will receive a series of punishments, gradually increasing in severity…

Earlier this week, we highlighted data from a security researcher who analyzed over 200 million Venmo transactions and was able to “learn an alarming mount” about users simply through those transactions.

The issue stems from the fact that anyone can track a Venmo user’s purchase history thanks to the app’s default public setting. Now, in a statement, Venmo is defending itself…

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Last weekend, a report suggested that Apple had sold fewer than 1 million iPhones in India so far this year. Now, it appears that iPhone sales numbers are just one of the company’s worries in the country…

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In this week’s top stories: Apple’s brand new MacBook Pro has a thermal throttling problem, new emoji coming to iOS later this year, Bluetooth 5.0 explained, and much more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news…

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Making The Grade is a weekly series from Bradley Chambers covering Apple in education. Bradley has been managing Apple devices in an education environment since 2009. Through his experience deploying and managing 100s of Macs and 100s of iPads, Bradley will highlight ways in which Apple’s products work at scale, stories from the trenches of IT management, and ways Apple could improve its products for students.

Being in school IT, I get a lot of sales calls. It especially heats up in the spring when schools are making all the buying decisions for the following year. Most of them are sent straight to my voicemail, so it’s hard to wade through the junk from the great. A few weeks ago, I got an email from the folks at Bretford wanting to talk to me about Juice Mobile Power. I was immediately intrigued when I saw the first paragraph on the website: expand full story

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