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UPDATE: Apple Confirms Shazam Acquisition for $400 Million USD

UPDATE: Apple has confirmed its acquisition of music identification app Shazam today. An Apple spokesperson told The Verge that “We are thrilled that Shazam and its talented team will be joining Apple,” while Shazam said, “We are excited to announce that Shazam has entered into an agreement to become part of Apple.” Stay tuned in the followi…


Apple Is Once Again the Biggest Wearables Maker on Earth

Despite coming up short in a trustworthy survey, Apple has regained its crown as the world’s premier manufacturer of wearables, knocking Xiaomi, a Chinese tech company, from its perch.

Thanks to Apple’s third-generation Apple Watch, the tech monolith has reported 3.9 million shipments for the third quarter of 2017. The watch, Appl…


Apple Reveals Its New Collaborative Series 3 Watch with Hermès

French fashion house Hermès collaborates once again with Cupertino’s Apple on their latest partnership to add an upper echelon of luxury to functional tech. Made for the Series 3 model in both 38mm and 42mm options, the Médor handcrafted bands come in both Noir Swift double and single tour varieties, respectively. The straps are made by artisans in F…


The Next Apple Earphones Might Double as Speakers

If you ever wanted to switch between solitary music enjoyment and entertaining an entire party of people without changing devices, you might be in luck. Apple was recently granted a patent for a “dual mode” headphone design that allows users to convert their normal headphones into stereo speakers, and not just in the DIY-maximum-volume way. According to the de…


Apple Discovers Rare Bug With Safari That Resulted in Poor ‘Consumer Reports’ Rating

Just last month, Consumer Reports came up with some interesting battery test results with the latest MacBook Pro models. In the publication’s testing, the laptops’ battery life varied, sometimes lasting as long as 19.5 hours and sometimes as little as 3.75 hours. Today we learn that flawed testing, which lead to inconsistent and poor ba…