September 19

AAPL: 113.58

-1.34
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September 12

AAPL: 105.44

2.31
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Previously available on Android only, Google today released its Cardboard Camera app for iPhone and iPad alongside new features for the experience.

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September 8

AAPL: 105.52

-2.84
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Back in June, Google released a Motion Stills app that removes shakes from iOS Live Photos and turns them into easily shareable GIFs and movies. That functionality is now built into Google Photos 2.0 with more sharing options and a number of other tweaks.

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9to5toys 

September 6

AAPL: 107.70

-0.03
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With performance and battery concerns being a common knock against Chrome, Google promised that future updates would provide enhancements in both areas. A post on the Chrome Blog details how the browser now uses 33% less power on the Mac when compared to a year ago.

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August 31

AAPL: 106.10

0.10
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Google today has updated its Snapseed photo editing app for iOS with a handful of new features and improvements. The update bumps the app to version 2.9 and brings a new face editing tool, RAW support, and more.

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9to5google 

August 24

AAPL: 108.03

-0.82
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August 19

AAPL: 109.36

0.28
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AT&T chairman Randall Stephenson will soon announce that a consortium of 33 companies, including Apple, AT&T, Google and Comcast are joining the FCC in an effort to crack down on phone call spam made by robots, according to Reuters. In the inaugural “Robocall Strike Force” meeting, the companies will announce their initial plans on how to stop US phone owners from receiving advertorial spam run by automated machines …

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August 16

AAPL: 109.38

-0.10
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electrek 

August 10

AAPL: 108.00

-0.81
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At long last, Google today updated its trio of productivity apps on iOS with support for the multitasking features Apple introduced to iPad users with iOS 9. With today’s updates, Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides users can now take advantage of Split View and Slide Over multitasking.

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August 9

AAPL: 108.81

0.44
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August 8

AAPL: 108.37

0.89
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August 4

AAPL: 105.87

0.08
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9to5toys 

July 26

AAPL: 96.67

-0.67
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While Apple Maps got off to a rocky start, with many of us opting to use Google Maps instead, it did manage to gradually win back our confidence – with three times as many users as its Google rival by the end of last year. But Google is working hard to tempt back iOS users with an improved user-interface and a new way to highlight where the action is when visiting a new city.

The most visible difference is that many road outlines have been replaced with solid color. This small change makes a surprisingly big difference to the clarity of the maps, as seen above. But it’s the new ‘areas of interest’ feature that may provide the greatest temptation to switch apps …

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July 22

AAPL: 98.66

-0.77
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Apple has once more been dubbed the world’s favorite company after last year losing out to Google.

Each year, FutureBrand looks at the world’s 100 largest companies and asks 3,000 consumers and industry professionals to score them on a range of factors, and to explain how they feel about their preferred companies. The two top feelings respondents had toward Apple were passion and admiration. Apple was ranked highly for individuality, authenticity, innovation and thought-leadership.

However, it’s possible that Apple may have retaken the number one slot on a technicality …

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9to5google 

July 13

AAPL: 96.87

-0.55
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July 12

AAPL: 97.42

0.44
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Update 7/13: Version 1.0.2 fixes an issue many users saw with Trainer Club logins.


Pokémon GO has just received an update on iOS that will hopefully address some of the biggest complaints it has received in the past week. Today’s update puts a focus on improving the account process for users including fixing the Google full account access scope issue. Users should also no longer have to re-enter their credentials after they’ve been forcefully logged out, and the some issues with crashes should be resolved as well. Full release notes can be read after the jump.

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July 11

AAPL: 96.98

0.30
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Earlier today, it was reported that Pokémon Go was gaining full access to many users’ Google accounts. Google itself says that applications with “full account access can see and modify nearly all information in your Google Account.” Niantic, however, has now issued a statement confirming that Pokémon Go having full account access is a mistake.

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electrek 

June 29

AAPL: 94.40

0.81
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