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Third in the Thanksgiving Trilogy - Today, Hacky Holidays Part III: WarGames.

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

Show number two of this week's three specials - Today, Hacky Holidays Part II: Sneakers.

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The first of three special shows this holiday week, re-introducing you to another show I do, The Checklist by SecureMac.

Today, Hacky Holidays Part I: Hackers.

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- Apple Announces Post-Thanksgiving Shopping Promotion

- Apple Announces (RED)/Apple Pay Donations Program

- Apple Releases Holiday Ad 2019

- Apple Component Manufacturing Growing in India

- Irish Pols Receiving Tardy Threats Tied to Athenry Data Center

- Dane Dehaan Joins Apple TV+ Series “Lisey’s Story”

- Featurette for “Truth Be Told” Hits YouTube

- Cult of Mac: Salvation Army Kettles Now Take Apple Pay

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 12:02am EST

- Barclays Sees 6GB RAM for iPhone 12 Pro Line, SE2 for March

- Apple Restores Access to Guilherme Rambo Developer Account

- New Russian Law to Require Russian-Made Apps Pre-Installed on iPhone

- Cook Reiterates Apple’s Commitment to Privacy as Human Right

- Cook Speaks in Support of DACA, Environmental Issues

- Apple Restores Access to Guilherme Rambo Developer Account

- Report: Apple Postpones Planned Releases of The Banker

- “Servant” Signed for Second Season

- Streaming Tracker Reelgood Shows “See” and “The Morning Show” Firm in Weekly Top-20

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:49am EST

- Report: 2019 AirPod Shipments 2x Greater Than 2018

- Report: Apple Changing iOS Development to Lessen Buggy Rollouts

- Apple Says It Loses Money on Repair Programs

- Right to Repair People Call Shenanigans on Apple Repair Claim

- Some Apple Stores Open Wider Window for AppleCare+

- Apple Removes All Customer Reviews from Online Store

- Prolific Leaker Locked Out of Apple Developer Account

- Details on Apple’s Cancelled Screening of The Banker

- Goldman Sachs CEO Says No Gender Bias in Apple Card Credit Decisions

- Rumor: Apple Hires NatGeo Podcast Maven Ahead of Original Podcast Push

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:36am EST

- Apple Starts Work on Billion Dollar Texas Campus

- Mac Pro Production Underway for “the Americas”

- President Trump Tours Mac Pro Manufacturing Plant

- Apple Insider: Facts on Current Mac Pro Facility

- President Noncommittal on Apple Tariff Exemption Request

- Apple Outs New Smart Battery Cases for iPhones 11

- Apple Pulls Mackie/Jackson Film The Banker from AFI Fest

- Shyamalan Series “Servant” Gets Brooklyn Premier

- Apple Launches 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

- Apple Opens Extended Holiday Return Policy Through 8 January 2020

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:08am EST

- Morgan Stanley Bullish on Apple Thanks to Services and iPhone 5G

- Apple Answers Congressional Questions in Antitrust Probe

- Apple Maps Updated for US West and Midwest

- Missouri Senator Proposes Legislation Aimed at Apple Dealings with China

- President Trump and Tim Cook to Tour Texas Mac Plant Today

- Apple Pay Lands in Belarus

- German Deputy Finance Minister: FinTech Should Be Regulated Like Banks

- Vaporizer Maker PAX Asks Apple to Reconsider Vaping App Ban

- Apple Hiring Developers for Media Apps for Windows

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:08am EST

- Apple Releases iOS 13.2.3 and iPadOS 13.2.3

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Wedbush and JP Morgan Raise Apple Price Targets

- Piper Jaffray Survey Shows AirPods Tops on Holiday Lists for Teens

- Piper Jaffray Ups Apple Target to $290 on iPhone Upgrades

- Report: iPhone Sales on Upswing in China

- 16-Inch MacBook Pro Gets 1-Out-of-10 Repairability Rating from iFixit

- Microsoft Killing iOS and Android Cortana Apps in Seven Countries (and Counting?)

- Salesforce and Apple Launch Trailhead Go + Tim Cook Speaking at Dreamforce Today

- Apple Reworks WWDC App Into Year-Round Apple Developer App

- Apple Event to Honor Notable Apps of 2019

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- Evercore Ups Apple to $275 on Strength of Services and Wearables

- Apple Shares Set New Intraday and Closing Highs

- German Law May Force Apple to Open iPhone NFC to Competing Payment Platforms

- IDC: iPhone Claims 51% Share of Premium Smartphones in India

- President Trump to Visit Mac Pro Facility This Week

- Apple Removes Vaping-Related Apps from App Store

- Apple TV+ on More Fire

- Gary Oldman to Apple TV+ Series

- Cortana App for iOS Going Dark in Australia, Canada, and the UK in Early 2020

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:23am EST

- Strategy Analytics Expects iPhone to Dominate 5G Handset Sales in 2020

- Apple Hires Trump Ally in Lobbying Effort Ahead of Tariffs

- A Pair of Senators Speak Up on Alleged Apple Card Bias

- Apple News+ Subscription Growth Said to Be Stalled

- Bloomberg: News+ Publisher Reticence Stalls Apple Services Bundle

- Study Points to Reliability of Apple Watch ECG AFib Alerts

- Apple Launches Research App and Three New Health Studies

- Apple Pushes Out First Firmware Update for AirPods Pro

- Apple Music Launches Personalized ’19 Replay Playlist

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:51am EST

- Arrived the 16-Inc MacBook Pro Has

- Phil Schiller Talks MacBook Pro with CNET, Kind of Puts His Foot in It

- Schiller Addresses His Chromebook Comments

- CNBC: Apple No Longer Sacrificing Function for Form

- Apple Kills 15-Inch MacBook Pro

- Apple Sets December Launch for Mac Pro

- Facebook Update Ends Background Camera Activation Bug

- RBC Analyst Robert Muller Starts Apple Coverage at $295

- Apple Hits New Intraday and Closing Highs

- CharityBuzz Auctioning Lunch with Luca Maestri

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:11am EST

- Thoughts on the Streaming Wars

- Wedbush Analyst Still Sees Apple TV+ Adding $15 Per Share

- Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman Expects 16-Inch MacBook Pro Reveal Today

- Bloomberg’s Gurman Puts Mac Pro Launch in December

- ZDNet Scribe Sees Battery Issue After iOS 13.2.2 Update

- Background Camera Issue in Facebook Deemed “Bug” by Security Expert

- IBM Sees Better Performance from Workers on macOS

- Apple Touts Academic and Enterprise Numbers at Jamf Conference

- Disney+ Launches

- Deadline: Former HBO Head Eyes Production Deal with Apple

- Apple Gives “Truth Be Told” an L.A. Premier

- Check Out Early Footage of the Documentary Before Machintosh: The Apple Lisa

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:00am EST

- Early: Goldman Sachs Protest Charges of Apple Card Discrimination

- Later: Goldman Sachs CEO Says Bank May Review Credit Decisions on Case-by-Case Basis

- 9 to 5 Mac’s Zac Hall Expects a 16-Inch MacBook Pro This Week

- The Information Pushes Apple AR Headset to 2022

- Bloomberg: Apple AR Headset Possible in 2021-2022

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple TV+ Head of Current and Unscripted Leaves Company (Kind of)

- Tim Cook Marks Veterans Day on Twitter

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- Apple Mail Encryption: Now with Less Encryption!

- NY State Regulators Probing Credit Limit Decisions in Apple Pay

- Security Deal Between Vuzix and Sword Sees 10,000 iPads Deployed

- Apple Watch Veterans Day Activity Challenge Happens Today

- Apple Arcade Hits 100 Playable in iOS

- Apple TV+ Signs Deal for Series “Severance”

- Apple Donating to Elephant Conservation for Every View of The Elephant Queen in 2019

- Apple Hits New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Upcoming Mac Pro Pops Up on Calvin Harris Instagram Story

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- Apple Releases iOS/iPadOS 13.2.2

- Strategy Analytics: Apple Watch Nears 50% of Smartwatch Share

- 5G Bullishness from Qualcomm Adds to iPhone 5G Expectation

- CNBC: Tensions Seem to Ease in US/China Trade War

- Apple Hits New Intraday and Closing Highs

- EU Competition Commissioner Expresses Concern Over Apple Pay

- EU Apple Pay Concerns Follow Competitor Complaints

- Disney+ Makes Last Minute Deal with Amazon Fire TV

- Disney+ Starting Big in a Small Number of Places

- Report: Apple Pleased with Early Numbers for Apple TV+

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:33am EST

- JP Morgan: 31% of Apple Revenue Came Through Retail in FY2019

- Variety Sees “Tepid” Start for Individual Apple TV+ Series

- Apple TV+ Series “Servant” Finally Gets a Full Trailer

- FCPX Summit Tease Could Mean Mac Pro Launch Today

- Apple Updates Privacy Site

- Health Records on iPhone Opens to All VA Patients

- Apple Increases Family and Mental Health Benefits

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:46am EST

- Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple to Sell 20-Million to 30-Million iPhone SE2 in 2020

- CIRP: iPhone Owners More Likely Than Android Owners to Own Smartwatches

- CIRP: Nearly 25% of US Apple Customers Own Apple TV

- Sen. Sanders Derides Apple’s $2.5B Housing Pledge

- Apple Skips Senate Hearing on Big Tech and China

- MacDailyNews Hears Whispers of “Very Big” Apple Acquisition

- Apple Spearheads Texas-Based Clean Energy Purchasing Partnership

- Hala to Hit Apple TV+ 6 December

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- Questionable Report from Apple Insider on “Questionable Analysis” from CIRP

- Report: Apple Offering Activation Codes for Troublesome Apple TV+ Trials

- Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for The Banker

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Commits $2.5B to Tackle California Housing and Homelessness Issues

- Apple Hosts “Made in LDN” Showcase This Weekend

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- Slightly Discounted Annual Pricing Offered for Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ and the Early Cancellation

- NYT: Weighing Promotion for Apple TV+

- The Next Web: Apple TV+ is 242 Times More Expensive Than Netflix

- Piper Jaffray and BofA Both Up Apple Targets to $270

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Seeks Tariff Exemptions Tied to iPhone

- Ming-Chi Kuo Sees Significant Increase in Cost to Build iPhone 5G

- Google Agrees to Buy Fitbit for $2.1B

- Top Cardiologist Joins Apple Ranks

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- Analysts Mostly Positive After Apple Earnings

- Barclays Analyst Worries Over iPhone ASP

- Business Insider: People Line Up for AirPods Pro

- Tim Cook Thinks People Will Want AirPods AND AirPods Pro

- iFixit: You Can’t Repair AirPods Pro

- Apple Releases Anti-Bricking iOS 13.2.1 for HomePod

- Mac Pro Could Launch And Day Now

- Report: Apple Buys AirTag Trademark from Russian Firm

- Apple TV+ Goes Live

- US Apple Music Users on Student Plan Get Free Apple TV+

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:17am EST