Apple rumoured to have asked Foxconn to leave China
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Wants its own personal Vietnam instead

Foxconn is rumoured to be moving some iPad and MacBook assembly to Vietnam from China at the request of Apple.

Apple security boss arrested for bribing cops for gun permits
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Jobs’ Mob named and shamed in corruption probe

Apple’s global security chief has been indicted on allegations he worked with the Santa Clara County undersheriff to gift 200 iPads to hasten the approval of concealed gun permits for Apple security officers.

Apple is trying to block a forced labour law
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Monday, 23 November 2020 12:44

Apple is trying to block a forced labour law


Human rights, Apple has heard of it.

Apple lobbyists are trying to weaken a new law aimed at preventing forced labour in China, the Washington Post reports.

Apple’s Big Sur has a huge security hole
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Monday, 23 November 2020 12:29

Apple’s Big Sur has a huge security hole


Ignored all warnings

Security researchers are blasting Apple for a feature in the latest Big Sur release of macOS that allows some Apple apps to bypass content filters and VPNs.

Apple’s move to dump Intel saved it $2.5 billion
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IBM bloke adds up some numbers

Apple's decision to quit Intel and use its own M1 chip to power the latest MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac Mini will save the company $2.5 billion, according to a new report.

Apple pays to make Batterygate go away
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Thursday, 19 November 2020 12:31

Apple pays to make Batterygate go away


Only cost $113 million

Apple is paying $113 million to settle an investigation by 34 states and the District of Columbia over the company's practice of slowing down the performance of older iPhones when their batteries degrade.

Apple fails to impress with price cut in App store
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It is still extortion claim rivals

Apple’s moves to get anttrust regulators off its back by new App Store fee reduction for developers making less than $1 million per year has been greeted with a loud sounding yawn by its rivals.

Apple stored iPhone data without consent claims Noyb
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Breaching EU privacy laws

Fruity cargo cult Apple has been reported to privacy watchdogs by activist Max Schrems over Apple’s online tracking tool, saying it breached European law by allowing iPhones to store users’ data without their consent.

Tame Apple Press claim benchmark proves M1 chip is faster than Intel’s old one
Published in PC Hardware


Which was more than a year old

The Tame Apple Press has been releasing benchmarks for Apple’s new M1 chip to prove that their favourite company makes better chips than Intel.  Unfortunately there is something rotten in the figures.

Apple's new Macs will not connect external GPUs
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 11 November 2020 12:37

Apple's new Macs will not connect external GPUs


At least not those needing a Thunderbolt connection

Apple showed off the first Macs powered by its new M1 CPU, which the Tame Apple press claims will give it impressive performance and excellent battery life, however it looks like external graphics cards will not be a feature.