Apple releases apology for service outage in a statement to CNBC

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Mar 112015
 

On Wednesday several of Apple’s services were down for many users. The outage began aroung 5 a.m. ET and continued throughout the day. Continue reading »

Police say Activation Lock anti-theft system in iOS 7 is helping reduce iPhone theft

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Jun 192014
 

Smart phone theft has been a huge problem for police, particularly the theft of Apple products. Apple has taken steps to help prevent this problem by introducing the new Activation Lock anti-theft system with iOS 7 to help prevent the re-use of stolen iOS devices. Continue reading »

Apple confirms aftermarket CarPlay systems from Alpine and Pioneer coming soon

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Apr 172014
 

We reported earlier in the week that Alpine may be planning to sell aftermarket CarPlay units in the fall and Pioneer plans to update its firmware for existing in-dash systems, now Apple’s CarPlay microsite names Alpine and Pioneer as the official suppliers of aftermarket systems. The website says “And you’ll soon be able to add CarPlay to your current car with an aftermarket system.” Continue reading »

Pioneer to update CarPlay firmware for in-dash systems this summer

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Apr 152014
 

Pioneer issued a press release that confirms it will update its firmware for existing in-dash systems. The company will add support for Apple’s new CarPlay tech to existing vehicles. The support will be added to Pioneers five 2014 NEX in-dash multimedia receivers through a firmware update early this summer. Continue reading »