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Chance Miller

@ChanceHMiller

Email: Chance@9to5mac.com

Chance currently writes for both 9to5Google and 9to5Mac, in addition to 9to5Toys.

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Apple has been hit with a $9 million by the Federal Court in Australia over the the infamous Error 53 bug that affected numerous users last year. Today’s decision comes over a year after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission levied a lawsuit against Apple over the issue…

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While many users find the Quick Look functionality in macOS incredibly convenient, security researchers have uncovered a security hole that could expose the content of files stored on encrypted drives…

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Apple’s plans for this year’s iPhone upgrades have been well documented thus far, with reports indicating the company has three new iPhones coming this fall. Macotakara today is out with a detailed look at the schematics for the upcoming devices, including a hands-on video…

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Last year, Twitter made the controversial decision to kill its Apple Watch, leaving users in the dark for a way to browse the social network from their wrist. Now, developer Will Bishop has launched a new app called Chirp that aims to bring the Twitter experience back to Apple Watch…

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A new profile from The New York Times dives into Tim Cook’s increasingly strong focus on politics, explaining how the Apple CEO “became tech’s top diplomat.” The report dives into Cook’s political relationships, and his role in ongoing trade issues with China…

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June 17

Tim Cook travels to Amsterdam & visits with iPhone photographer Annet de Graaf

Tim Cook traveled to Amsterdam this weekend to explore and experience the city’s “rich history and creative energy.” According to a tweet from Cook, he spent time on the canals with historian Koen Kleijn and iPhone photographer Annet de Graaf.

Earlier this month, Sonos made a handful of announcements, including AirPlay 2 support and Siri control, a new Beam sound bar, and more. In a recent interview with The Verge, Sonos CEO Patrick Spence talked about the company’s relationship with Apple and potential support for deeper Siri integration…

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Apple has made its content ambitions known over recent months, announcing a multi-year partnership with Oprah Winfrey last week. Despite its numerous deals and shows, however, it still remains unclear how Apple will offer its content to consumers…

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With iOS 12 and watchOS 5, Apple is introducing support for student IDs in the existing Wallet application. While the company didn’t go into a whole lot of detail about the feature at WWDC, Blackboard last week detailed its involvement, and now the University of Alabama is touting the benefits of student IDs in Apple Wallet…

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June 16

As Apple’s legal battle with Qualcomm continues to drag on, the United States International Trade Commission recommended yesterday that a trade judge find Apple guilty of infringing upon at least one of Qualcomm’s patents.

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User experience engineer Eliz Kılıç took to Medium this week to criticize Apple’s implementation of 3D Touch. Despite 3D Touch having been available for almost four years, Kılıç says many people don’t know about it, or they don’t know how to use…

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In this week’s top stories: Future iPhones to adopt USB-C, Apple Park employees get standing desks, hands-on with Apple’s latest software, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest post-WWDC news…

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June 14

Apple today is launching an expansive new ad campaign that will run on television during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as well as online. The company is calling the new campaign “Behind the Mac” and it highlights 12 real stories of people using the Mac to solve problems, create music, and more.

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Following Tuesday’s ruling from a federal judge, AT&T today has completed its acquisition of Time Warner. The deal, valued at $85 billion, was first announced in 2016 but faced a slew of regulatory delays due to antitrust concerns…

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Coinciding with the release of the HomePod earlier this year, Apple debuted a trippy 4-minute advertisement for the smart speaker directed by Spike Jonze and starring FKA Twigs. Now, that ad has taken home an award at the Association of Independent Commercial Producers Show…

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Apple today has officially rolled out live sports to users of the Apple TV app in Canada. This means that users can now easily track sporting events through various providers and services with the TV app on iOS and tvOS…

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In a statement to 9to5Mac yesterday, Apple confirmed a new feature called USB Restricted Mode that restricts an iPhone’s Lightning port to charge only if the device hasn’t been unlocked in the last hour. According to a new report from Vice, however, security researchers have already been able to workaround the new feature..

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Apple Pay promo offers two free rides with Ofo bike sharing service

Apple continues its in-app Apple Pay promotions this week with an exclusive offer from popular bike share app Ofo. When using Apple Pay in the Ofo app, users can score two free rides through next week…

June 13

Apple is continuing to expand the cast of its upcoming “Are You Sleeping?” drama. According to a new report from Variety, Apple has rounded out its case for the series, adding a handful of notable stars…

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Earlier this month, we reported that iOS 12 introduces a new USB Restricted Mode that makes it harder for law enforcement agencies to thwart iPhone security. Now, in a statement to 9to5Mac, Apple has acknowledged these efforts and says they come in an effort to protect its customers…

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