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Apple introduces first 8-core MacBook Pro, the fastest Mac notebook ever

Apple introduces first 8-core MacBook Pro, the fastest Mac notebook ever
Apple updated MacBook Pro with faster 8th- and 9th-generation Intel Core processors, bringing eight cores to MacBook Pro for the first time. MacBook Pro now delivers two times faster performance than a quad-core MacBook Pro and 40 percent more performance than a 6-core MacBook Pro, making it the fastest Mac notebook ever.1 These new processors, combined with powerful graphics, the brilliant and colorful Retina display, super-fast SSDs, the Apple T2 Security Chip, all-day battery life and macOS, make MacBook Pro the world’s best pro notebook.
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Apple News+ offering exclusive covers, innovative storytelling from hundreds of publishers

Apple News+ offering exclusive covers, innovative storytelling from hundreds of publishers
Readers Now Have Direct Access to Their Favorite Titles
Since Apple News+ launched in March, publishers have been using the platform to showcase innovative live covers, special issues and customized feature stories for subscribers.

Now, with iOS 12.3 and macOS 10.14.5, released May 13, Apple News+ subscribers are able to follow publications directly from the Apple News+ catalog. New issues from followed titles will be automatically downloaded and available offline, and Apple News+ subscribers can also download individual issues in each title’s channel in Apple News.
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Photographer Rachael Short explores the beauty of simplicity with iPhone

Photographer Rachael Short explores the beauty of simplicity with iPhone
California-based photographer Rachael Short likes to keep things simple. Shooting photographs around Carmel, California, she searches for new textures, lighting and contrasts to capture in her portraits and landscapes. She prefers black and white, brushing off color as a distraction. “Life is so chaotic, so it’s something to simplify and calm things down,” Short explains.

In 2010 at age 28, Short suffered a spinal cord injury in a car accident along California’s Highway 1 on Halloween night. She was diagnosed with a C5 fracture in her spine. She was quadriplegic.
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All-new Apple TV app available in over 100 countries starting today

All-new Apple TV app available in over 100 countries starting today
Apple TV App Brings Together Favorite Shows and Movies from Apple TV Channels, iTunes and Over 150 Video Apps
The all-new Apple TV app, which brings together all the ways to watch TV into one app, is available starting today in over 100 countries across iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and select Samsung smart TVs.

With the free iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3 software update, customers around the world can now subscribe to Apple TV channels within the Apple TV app — paying for only the ones they want — and watch on demand directly in the app. In the US, Apple TV channels include popular services such as HBO, Starz, SHOWTIME, Smithsonian Channel, EPIX, Tastemade and new services like MTV Hits, with more to be added over time around the world.1

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Apple starts a new chapter at Carnegie Library

Apple starts a new chapter at Carnegie Library
Apple Carnegie Library and the new DC History Center opened this morning, returning the library to the Washington, D.C. community as a center for learning, discovery and creativity.

Apple Carnegie Library opens Saturday in Washington, D.C.

Apple Carnegie Library opens Saturday in Washington, D.C.
Washington — Apple today previewed its newest location at the Carnegie Library on Mount Vernon Square. This is Apple’s most extensive historic restoration project to date, restoring and revitalizing the Beaux-Arts style building once home to Washington, D.C.’s Central Public Library. Originally funded by Andrew Carnegie and opened in 1903, the library will once again be a center for learning, discovery and creativity for the community, keeping with Carnegie’s vision of a public and free space for all.
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Apple Reports Second Quarter Results

Apple Reports Second Quarter Results
Services Revenue Reaches New All-Time High of $11.5 Billion
Cupertino, California — April 30, 2019 — Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2019 second quarter ended March 30, 2019. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $58 billion, a decline of 5 percent from the year-ago quarter, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.46, down 10 percent. International sales accounted for 61 percent of the quarter’s revenue.
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The facts about parental control apps

The facts about parental control apps
Apple has always believed that parents should have tools to manage their children’s device usage. It’s the reason we created, and continue to develop, Screen Time. Other apps in the App Store, including Balance Screen Time by Moment Health and Verizon Smart Family, give parents the power to balance the benefits of technology with other activities that help young minds learn and grow.
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Important notice for certain AC wall plug adapters and Apple World Travel Adapter Kits

Important notice for certain AC wall plug adapters and Apple World Travel Adapter Kits
Voluntary Recall and Exchange Program
Cupertino, California — Apple today announced a voluntary recall of AC wall plug adapters designed for use primarily in Hong Kong, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In very rare cases, affected Apple three-prong wall plug adapters may break and create a risk of electrical shock if touched. These wall plug adapters shipped with Mac and certain iOS devices between 2003 and 2010 and were also included in the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit. Apple is aware of six incidents worldwide.
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Conserving mangroves, a lifeline for the world

Conserving mangroves, a lifeline for the world
Apple, Conservation International and Colombian Communities Partner to Protect Earth’s Carbon-Trapping Coastal Trees
The roots of a mangrove tree are like veins. They rise up and plunge down into the salty waters of Cispatá Bay in Córdoba, Colombia, along the coast of the Caribbean Sea, sprawling in every direction. A series of channels have formed an arterial highway connecting to the Sinú River, providing single-lane access into and out of the mangroves where fishermen and loggers begin their day’s work.
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