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== Hardware ==
 
== Hardware ==
  
The company's major products are their [[MacBook]] and the [[iPhone]], both of which run on a proprietary version of [[Mac OS X]].  
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The company's major products are their [[MacBook]] and the [[iPhone]], both of which run on a proprietary version of Mac [[OS X]].  
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=== Mac ===
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=== iPod ===
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==== iPhone ====
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==== iPad ====
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Other than these innovative hardware devices, the company has experienced a major boost and growth on the back of their [[iTunes]] media center suite.  
 
Other than these innovative hardware devices, the company has experienced a major boost and growth on the back of their [[iTunes]] media center suite.  
  
''Apple'' also has a number of other useful technologies to their name, including [[Broadcaster]], [[Quicktime]] and  
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''Apple'' also has a number of other useful technologies to their name, including [[Quicktime]], [[Quicktime Broadcaster]], [[QuickTime Streaming Server]] and the Open Source version of the streaming server, the [[RTSP]]-based Darwin Streaming Server<ref>Darwin Streaming Server: http://developer.apple.com/opensource/server/streaming/</ref>.
  
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Apple also provides some productivity suites, apps and tools (some paid, some free/included) for their [[Mac]] and [[iOS]] [[Operating Systems]], including:
  
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# [http://www.apple.com/ilife/ iLife] (comprised of [http://www.apple.com/ca/ilife/imovie/ iMovie], [http://www.apple.com/ca/ilife/garageband/ GarageBand] and [http://www.apple.com/ca/ilife/iphoto/ iPhoto])
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# [http://www.apple.com/ibooks-author/ iBooks Author]
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# [https://developer.apple.com/iad/iadproducer/ iAd Producer]
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# [http://support.apple.com/downloads/Front_Row_2_1_7 Front Row] (Media Center, discontinued)<ref>[[wikipedia: Front Row (software)]]</ref><ref>Farewell Front Row: http://www.macworld.com/article/1161284/farewell_frontrow.html</ref><ref>Apple axes Front Row from OS X Lion: http://www.slashgear.com/apple-axes-front-row-from-os-x-lion-22166844/</ref><ref>OS X Lion kills Front Row… here’s how to get it back!: http://9to5mac.com/2011/07/19/os-x-lion-kills-front-row-heres-how-to-get-it-back/</ref>
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Desktop Applications usually have the ''.app'' file extension on [[Mac]], while installation suites typically have a ''.dmg'' file extension
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Mobile Applications installation files and the apps themselves both use the ''.ipa'' file extension on [[iOS]].
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=== AppleBot ===
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'''AppleBot''' is the [[Web Crawler]] used to populate and grow the knowledge bases used by its [[Speech Recognition]] and [[Intelligent Agent]] solution [[Siri]] to return meaningful results from the Web.
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* AppleBot: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204683 (Apple's internally built [[Web Crawler]])
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<ref>What is Applebot and what does it do?: https://www.applemust.com/what-is-applebot-and-what-does-it-do/</ref>
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<ref>Applebot -- Fresh from Apple: https://www.webmasterworld.com/search_engine_spiders/4740124.htm</ref>
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<ref>Fun facts about AppleBot, Apple's web crawler: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=24338758 (ran on small array of 4 Mac Minis initially that could crawl 1 Billion pages/day)</ref>
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* Is Apple Building A Search Engine?: https://appletoolbox.com/is-apple-building-a-search-engine/
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<ref>Apple may launch its own search engine to take on Google, reports suggest: https://www.indiatoday.in/technology/news/story/apple-may-launch-its-own-search-engine-to-take-on-google-reports-suggest-1716489-2020-08-29</ref>
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<ref>Speculation Over an Apple Search Engine Resurfaces, But Apple Likely Remains Focused on Siri and Spotlight: https://www.macrumors.com/2020/08/27/apple-search-engine-speculation/</ref>
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<ref>Should Apple have its own search engine?: https://www.macworld.com/article/3324042/should-apple-have-its-own-search-engine.html</ref>
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<ref>Is Apple preparing a VPN or search engine?: https://www.techradar.com/uk/news/apple-could-be-preparing-its-own-vpn-or-search-engine</ref>
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=== Private Relay ===
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* Apple - Private Relay:
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* What Is Apple’s Private Relay, and Is a VPN Better?: https://www.howtogeek.com/733062/what-is-apples-private-relay-and-is-a-vpn-better/
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<ref>How Apple iCloud Private Relay works: https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/06/10/how-apple-icloud-private-relay-works</ref>
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<ref>Apple confirms iCloud+ Private Relay feature won’t be available in China and select other countries: https://9to5mac.com/2021/06/07/apple-icloud-private-relay-feature-china/</ref>
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=== Arcade ===
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Apple Arcade is meant to be a competitor to the indie "game store" platform Steam, as well as Google's new
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* '''Apple Arcade: https://www.apple.com/in/apple-arcade/'''
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<ref>[[wikipedia: Apple_Arcade]]</ref>
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<ref>Apple Spending $500 Million on Content for Arcade: https://applemagazine.com/apple-spending-500-million-on-content-for-%ef%a3%bfarcade/39304</ref>
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=== Sign In with Apple ===
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* '''Apple dev docs -- Sign In with Apple: https://developer.apple.com/sign-in-with-apple/'''
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* What the Heck is Sign In with Apple?: https://developer.okta.com/blog/2019/06/04/what-the-heck-is-sign-in-with-apple<ref>How Sign In With Apple Works: https://dzone.com/articles/how-sign-in-with-apple-works</ref>
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=== Apple Pay ===
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* '''Apple Pay: https://developer.apple.com/apple-pay/'''
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* Apple Pay -- Sandbox Testing: https://developer.apple.com/apple-pay/sandbox-testing/ | [https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/ApplePay_Guide/index.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40014764 DOCS]
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* Apple Pay on the Web: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/apple_pay_on_the_web | [https://applepaydemo.apple.com/ DEMO] (also known as "Apple Pay JS")
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<ref>Is Apple Entering the Payment Acceptance Business?: https://www.practicalecommerce.com/is-apple-entering-the-payment-acceptance-business</ref>
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=== Apple Music ===
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* Apple Music: https://www.apple.com/apple-music/<ref>Apple Music -- Support: https://support.apple.com/music</ref><ref></ref>
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=== Apple Maps ===
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Due to disputes with Google over Google Maps on iOS, Apple built and launched their own geospatial mapping/navigation service known as Apple Maps.
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* Apple Maps: https://www.apple.com/maps/
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* MapKit JS -- Apple Maps on the Web: https://developer.apple.com/maps/web/
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<ref>[[wikipedia: Apple Maps]]</ref>
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<ref>iOS -- Map Links: https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/featuredarticles/iPhoneURLScheme_Reference/MapLinks/MapLinks.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40007899-CH5-SW1</ref>
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<ref>WWDC past events -- Maps and Location: https://developer.apple.com/videos/frameworks/maps-and-location</ref>
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<ref>MapKit tutorial -- How to add Maps to your iOS App in Swift: https://www.iosapptemplates.com/blog/swift-programming/mapkit-tutorial</ref>
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<ref>A Swift Tutorial for Google Maps SDK: https://www.appcoda.com/google-maps-api-tutorial/</ref>
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<ref>How to build a maps and routes app with MapKit: https://www.raulferrergarcia.com/en/how-to-build-a-maps-and-routes-app-with-mapkit/</ref>
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<ref>How to open maps App programmatically with coordinates in swift?: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/28604429/how-to-open-maps-app-programmatically-with-coordinates-in-swift</ref>
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=== Ad ===
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* Apple Search Ads: https://searchads.apple.com/
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<ref>Apple testing new ad spot on homepage of App Store Search tab: https://9to5mac.com/2021/02/08/app-store-new-ad-slot/</ref>
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<ref>Apple Tests New Search Ad, Moves To Become Safe Advertising Supplier: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/360501/apple-tests-new-search-ad-moves-to-become-safe-ad.html</ref>
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=== Search ===
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Apple Search is expected to launch with iOS 15. Siri currently supports limited [[NLP]]/[[Search]] capabilities, but depends on an external [[Search Engine]] to act as its web search provider.
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== Resources ==
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* Apple Supplier Responsibility Report (2011): http://images.apple.com/supplierresponsibility/pdf/Apple_SR_2011_Progress_Report.pdf
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* '''MusicKit JS: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/musickitjs''' (Apple's official HTML5 video wrapper & web-based player for ''Apple Music'' albums/tracks)
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* Apple Music Player pre-cursor: https://naveedgol.github.io/music-web-player/browse | [https://github.com/naveedgol/music-web-player SRC] (the unofficial "Apple Music for Web" project that finally got Apple to get off their arses and release a web-based streaming version of Apple Music to properly rival Spotify)<ref>Unofficial project uses MusicKit to create an Apple Music web player: https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/14/apple-music-web-player/</ref>
  
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
  
* Kindle clamor keeps confusing: http://blogs.zdnet.com/Apple/?p=2474&tag=nl.e539
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* Steve Jobs in 1981: https://www.fastcompany.com/90730223/1981-steve-jobs-video
 
* Jobs unveils ‘revolutionary’ Apple iPad: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a06ed01a-0b6a-11df-8232-00144feabdc0.html?nclick_check=1
 
* Jobs unveils ‘revolutionary’ Apple iPad: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a06ed01a-0b6a-11df-8232-00144feabdc0.html?nclick_check=1
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* Kindle clamor keeps confusing: http://blogs.zdnet.com/Apple/?p=2474&tag=nl.e539
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* Apple introduces the iPad: http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-8134-SF-Gadgets-Examiner~y2010m1d27-Apple-introduces-the-iPad
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* Apple iPad disappointments: http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-8134-SF-Gadgets-Examiner~y2010m1d27-Apple-iPad-disappointments
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* Adobe explains why Flash isn’t on the Apple iPad: http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-8134-SF-Gadgets-Examiner~y2010m1d28-Adobe-explains-why-Flash-isnt-on-the-Apple-iPad
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* Adobe gets serious with Apple on iPhone Flash message: http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-8134-SF-Gadgets-Examiner~y2009m11d2-Adobe-gets-serious-with-Apple-on-iPhone-Flash-message
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* iPad or iTampon: http://omgzam.com/technology/ipad-or-itampon
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* Apple iPad -- Nintendo, Microsoft, Nokia respond to debut: http://www.examiner.com/x-8134-SF-Gadgets-Examiner~y2010m1d29-Apple-iPad-Nintendo-Microsoft-Nokia-respond-to-debut
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* Apple scores huge victory with capacitive multitouch : http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-8134-SF-Gadgets-Examiner~y2010m2d17-Apple-scores-huge-victory-with-capacitive-multitouch
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* My thoughts on Flash and the iPad: http://www.roytanck.com/2010/02/28/my-thoughts-on-flash-and-the-ipad/#more-2551
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* Facebook Says “Yo Google and Apple, HTML5 Apps Will Suck Until Your Mobile Browsers Improve”: http://techcrunch.com/2012/04/20/facebook-google-apple-html5/
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* Apple launches subscriptions to App Store - Boon for traditional media?: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/btl/apple-launches-subscriptions-to-app-store-boon-for-traditional-media/44820?tag=nl.e539
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* Apple's luxury tax should spark a showdown with publishers - but will it?: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/btl/apples-luxury-tax-should-spark-a-showdown-with-publishers-but-will-it/
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* Apple's subscription plan -- Time for an app work stoppage: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/btl/apples-subscription-plan-time-for-an-app-work-stoppage/
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* The devolution of digital media: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-devolution-of-digital-media-2011-02-16?siteid=yhoof
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* Apple Trailers Fix: http://linuxtidbits.wordpress.com/2009/08/30/download-apple-trailer-fix/
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* Iconic Apple stores around the world (photos): http://www.zdnet.com/photos/iconic-apple-stores-around-the-world-photos/6235830
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* Mind-Melting Facts About Apple's June Quarter: http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-numbers-2011-7
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* Steve Jobs Resigns as CEO of Apple: http://mashable.com/2011/08/24/breaking-steve-jobs-resigns-from-apple/
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* Steve Jobs - Thinking through his CEO legacy: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/btl/steve-jobs-thinking-through-his-ceo-legacy/56081
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* How Much Is Apple Worth? (INFOGRAPHIC): http://mashable.com/2012/05/02/apple-worth/
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* In Beats Deal, a New Direction for Apple: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/05/09/for-apple-a-beats-deal-would-top-the-charts/
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* Apple's New Watch - No One Predicted It Would Be This Cool: http://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140909195148-6388496-steve-who-how-the-apple-watch-is-designed-to-reignite-apple
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* Apple Hasn’t Solved the Smart Watch Dilemma: http://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140909222153-10400206-apple-hasn-t-solved-the-smart-watch-dilemma
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* With Apple Pay, the tech leader takes its shot at replacing the wallet: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/2014/09/09/587d8a06-385d-11e4-bdfb-de4104544a37_story.html
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* Tim Cook -- New  1300-acre solar farm will be Apple's 'biggest and boldest project ever': http://www.zdnet.com/article/apple-ceo-tim-cook-goldman-sachs-tech-conference-2015/
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* Apple ordered to pay $533 million in iTunes infringement lawsuit: http://www.zdnet.com/article/apple-ordered-to-pay-533-million-in-itunes-infringement-lawsuit/
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* Apple towers over other IT companies in Quarterly Results - Q1 2015: http://www.zdnet.com/article/apple-towers-over-other-it-companies-in-quarterly-results/
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* Apple, Google, Microsoft - Where does the money come from?: http://www.zdnet.com/apple-google-microsoft-where-does-the-money-come-from-7000026043/
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* Will Apple bring developers to IBM's Watson ecosystem?: http://www.zdnet.com/will-apple-bring-developers-to-ibms-watson-ecosystem-7000031691/
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* Apple & IBM get married: http://recode.net/2014/07/18/apple-and-ibm-get-married-comic/
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* Apple HomePod Leaves Its Mark - On Furniture: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/314634/how-sports-teams-engage-fans-with-their-venue-expe.html
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* Apple quality has gone down the shitter: http://dzone.com/articles/apple-quality-is-down-the-ster (in favour of velocity & flashy features)
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* How do Apple fans feel about the company admitting to deliberately slowing down older iPhones?: https://www.quora.com/How-do-Apple-fans-feel-about-the-company-admitting-to-deliberately-slowing-down-older-iPhones
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* Apple To Launch Operating System To Stop Tracking Browsing Habits: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/320254/apple-to-launch-operating-system-to-stop-tracking.html
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* Apple jams Facebook's web-tracking tools: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44360273
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* Apple Rejecting Apps That Use Dropbox Because *Gasp!* Users Might Sign Up For Dropbox Accounts: https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20120501/17545618733/apple-rejecting-apps-that-use-dropbox-because-gasp-users-might-sign-up-dropbox-accounts.shtml
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* '''Apple Expected To Invest $500M+ In Video Games: http://www.pymnts.com/apple/2019/apple-invest-video-games/'''
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* Apple May Prove To Be a Big Problem For Online Sports Betting: https://www.crossingbroad.com/2019/06/apple-app-store-change-online-sports-betting.html
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* '''Updates to the App Store Review Guidelines: https://developer.apple.com/news/?id=06032019j'''<ref>Apple Changes iOS Rules for Real Money Gaming Apps: https://www.vegasslotsonline.com/news/2019/06/05/apple-changes-ios-rules-real-money-gambling-apps/</ref><ref>Dozens of Adult Content and Gambling Apps Found Abusing Apple's Enterprise Certificate Program: http://www.macrumors.com/2019/02/12/adult-gambling-apps-abuse-apple-enterprise-program/</ref><ref>Changes after WWDC 2018: http://www.appstorereviewguidelineshistory.com/articles/2018-06-04-wwdc2018/</ref>
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<ref>Craig Federighi Best Moments -- WWDC 2012-2020: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swW0knz9KxM</ref>
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* Dissecting Apple’s updated HTML5 App Store guidelines: https://casinobeats.com/2019/06/07/dissecting-apples-updated-html5-app-store-guidelines/
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* '''Apple is getting sued by developers who say the App Store is a monopoly: http://www.theverge.com/2019/6/4/18652460/apple-class-action-lawsuit-monopoly-app-store'''<ref>iOS developers file class-action against Apple over ‘profit killing’ App Store practices: https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/04/apple-ios-developers-lawsuit/</ref>
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* Jony Ive to Form Independent Design Company with Apple as Client: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190627005792/en/Jony-Ive-Form-Independent-Design-Company-Apple
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* Is Former Googler John Giannandrea Pushing Apple Toward A Better Search Engine?: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/340028/is-former-googler-john-giannandrea-pushing-apple-t.html
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* Apple fined £21m for deliberately slowing down older iPhones: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/apple-fined-iphones-slowing-down-battery-life-france-a9324806.html
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* Apple accidentally confirms the existence of an unreleased product, AirTags: https://techcrunch.com/2020/04/02/apple-accidentally-confirms-the-existence-of-an-unreleased-product-airtags/
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* Apple CEO Tim Cook is fulfilling another Steve Jobs vision: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/apple-ceo-tim-cook-is-fulfilling-another-steve-jobs-vision/ar-BB18j7q1
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* Two years later, Apple’s AR/VR headset plans reportedly pushed back two years: https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/11/two-years-later-apples-arvr-headset-plans-reportedly-delayed-two-years/ (combined VR/AR headset for 2022 to be followed by “lightweight” AR glasses in 2023)
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* Apple Is Trying to Kill Web Technology: https://onezero.medium.com/apple-is-trying-to-kill-web-technology-a274237c174d
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* Apple is rejecting Electron apps from the Mac App Store because of private API calls: https://www.imore.com/apple-rejecting-electron-apps-mac-app-store-because-private-api-calls
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* Electron - Apple Silicon Support: https://www.electronjs.org/blog/apple-silicon (special builds now required to support both legacy Intel Macs & new “Sillicon” Macs)
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* Apple opens up -- slightly - on Hong Kong’s national security law: https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/05/apple-hong-kong-national-security/ (quotes # of Hong Kong .vs. US data requests from government/police)
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* Apple says "App Tracking Transparency" feature will launch in ‘early spring’ with iOS 14 update: https://9to5mac.com/2021/01/27/app-tracking-transparency-spring/
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* Apple Granted Patent Supporting Further Development Of Search Technology: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/359031/apple-granted-patent-supporting-further-developmen.html
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* Tim Cook May Have Just Ended Facebook: https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/tim-cook-may-have-just-ended-facebook.html
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* How Apple's $430B 5-Year U.S. Investment Affects Search, Recommendations, Advertising: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/362700/how-apples-430b-5-year-us-investment-affects-s.html
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* Is Apple Holding Back To Stifle The Web Or Create A Monopoly?: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/362905/is-apple-holding-back-to-stifle-the-web-or-create.html
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* Apple Settles iPhone 'Batterygate' Suit For $500M: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/347874/apple-settles-iphone-batterygate-suit-for-500m.html
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* Apple fixes zero-day affecting iPhones and Macs, exploited in the wild: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/apple/apple-fixes-zero-day-affecting-iphones-and-macs-exploited-in-the-wild/
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* Apple security updates: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222
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* Apple concedes to let apps like Netflix, Spotify, and Kindle link to the web to sign up: https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/1/22653264/apple-reader-app-exception-anti-steering-signup-page
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* Epic Wins Big Fortnite Lawsuit Against Apple: https://kotaku.com/epic-wins-big-fortnite-lawsuit-against-apple-1847653612
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* A comprehensive breakdown of the Epic v. Apple ruling: https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/12/22667694/epic-v-apple-trial-fortnite-judge-yvonne-gonzalez-rogers-final-ruling-injunction-breakdown
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* Apple’s Privacy Change Is Hitting Tech and E-Commerce Companies. Here’s Why.: https://www.wsj.com/articles/apples-privacy-change-is-hitting-tech-and-e-commerce-companies-11634901357
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* Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Secretly' Signed $275 Billion Deal With China in 2016: https://www.macrumors.com/2021/12/07/apple-ceo-tim-cook-secret-deal-with-china/
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* Apple’s Self Service Repair Program Seems Like a Mess: https://www.howtogeek.com/807696/apples-self-service-repair-program-seems-like-a-mess/
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== References ==
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== See Also ==
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[[iPhone]] | [[iPod]] | [[QTSS]] | [[Mac]] | [[OS X]] | [[iOS]] | [[Adobe]]
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[[Category: IT Company]]

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Apple, inc is a computer hardware and software company based out of Los Gatos, California.


Hardware

The company's major products are their MacBook and the iPhone, both of which run on a proprietary version of Mac OS X.

Mac

iPod

iPhone

iPad

Software

Other than these innovative hardware devices, the company has experienced a major boost and growth on the back of their iTunes media center suite.

Apple also has a number of other useful technologies to their name, including Quicktime, Quicktime Broadcaster, QuickTime Streaming Server and the Open Source version of the streaming server, the RTSP-based Darwin Streaming Server[1].

Apple also provides some productivity suites, apps and tools (some paid, some free/included) for their Mac and iOS Operating Systems, including:

  1. iLife (comprised of iMovie, GarageBand and iPhoto)
  2. iBooks Author
  3. iAd Producer
  4. Front Row (Media Center, discontinued)[2][3][4][5]

Desktop Applications usually have the .app file extension on Mac, while installation suites typically have a .dmg file extension Mobile Applications installation files and the apps themselves both use the .ipa file extension on iOS.


AppleBot

AppleBot is the Web Crawler used to populate and grow the knowledge bases used by its Speech Recognition and Intelligent Agent solution Siri to return meaningful results from the Web.

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Private Relay

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Arcade

Apple Arcade is meant to be a competitor to the indie "game store" platform Steam, as well as Google's new

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Sign In with Apple

Apple Pay

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Apple Music

refs with no name must have content


Apple Maps

Due to disputes with Google over Google Maps on iOS, Apple built and launched their own geospatial mapping/navigation service known as Apple Maps.

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Search

Apple Search is expected to launch with iOS 15. Siri currently supports limited NLP/Search capabilities, but depends on an external Search Engine to act as its web search provider.




Resources


External Links

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References

  1. Darwin Streaming Server: http://developer.apple.com/opensource/server/streaming/
  2. wikipedia: Front Row (software)
  3. Farewell Front Row: http://www.macworld.com/article/1161284/farewell_frontrow.html
  4. Apple axes Front Row from OS X Lion: http://www.slashgear.com/apple-axes-front-row-from-os-x-lion-22166844/
  5. OS X Lion kills Front Row… here’s how to get it back!: http://9to5mac.com/2011/07/19/os-x-lion-kills-front-row-heres-how-to-get-it-back/
  6. What is Applebot and what does it do?: https://www.applemust.com/what-is-applebot-and-what-does-it-do/
  7. Applebot -- Fresh from Apple: https://www.webmasterworld.com/search_engine_spiders/4740124.htm
  8. Fun facts about AppleBot, Apple's web crawler: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=24338758 (ran on small array of 4 Mac Minis initially that could crawl 1 Billion pages/day)
  9. Apple may launch its own search engine to take on Google, reports suggest: https://www.indiatoday.in/technology/news/story/apple-may-launch-its-own-search-engine-to-take-on-google-reports-suggest-1716489-2020-08-29
  10. Speculation Over an Apple Search Engine Resurfaces, But Apple Likely Remains Focused on Siri and Spotlight: https://www.macrumors.com/2020/08/27/apple-search-engine-speculation/
  11. Should Apple have its own search engine?: https://www.macworld.com/article/3324042/should-apple-have-its-own-search-engine.html
  12. Is Apple preparing a VPN or search engine?: https://www.techradar.com/uk/news/apple-could-be-preparing-its-own-vpn-or-search-engine
  13. How Apple iCloud Private Relay works: https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/06/10/how-apple-icloud-private-relay-works
  14. Apple confirms iCloud+ Private Relay feature won’t be available in China and select other countries: https://9to5mac.com/2021/06/07/apple-icloud-private-relay-feature-china/
  15. wikipedia: Apple_Arcade
  16. Apple Spending $500 Million on Content for Arcade: https://applemagazine.com/apple-spending-500-million-on-content-for-%ef%a3%bfarcade/39304
  17. How Sign In With Apple Works: https://dzone.com/articles/how-sign-in-with-apple-works
  18. Is Apple Entering the Payment Acceptance Business?: https://www.practicalecommerce.com/is-apple-entering-the-payment-acceptance-business
  19. Apple Music -- Support: https://support.apple.com/music
  20. wikipedia: Apple Maps
  21. iOS -- Map Links: https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/featuredarticles/iPhoneURLScheme_Reference/MapLinks/MapLinks.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40007899-CH5-SW1
  22. WWDC past events -- Maps and Location: https://developer.apple.com/videos/frameworks/maps-and-location
  23. MapKit tutorial -- How to add Maps to your iOS App in Swift: https://www.iosapptemplates.com/blog/swift-programming/mapkit-tutorial
  24. A Swift Tutorial for Google Maps SDK: https://www.appcoda.com/google-maps-api-tutorial/
  25. How to build a maps and routes app with MapKit: https://www.raulferrergarcia.com/en/how-to-build-a-maps-and-routes-app-with-mapkit/
  26. How to open maps App programmatically with coordinates in swift?: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/28604429/how-to-open-maps-app-programmatically-with-coordinates-in-swift
  27. Apple testing new ad spot on homepage of App Store Search tab: https://9to5mac.com/2021/02/08/app-store-new-ad-slot/
  28. Apple Tests New Search Ad, Moves To Become Safe Advertising Supplier: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/360501/apple-tests-new-search-ad-moves-to-become-safe-ad.html
  29. Unofficial project uses MusicKit to create an Apple Music web player: https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/14/apple-music-web-player/
  30. Apple Changes iOS Rules for Real Money Gaming Apps: https://www.vegasslotsonline.com/news/2019/06/05/apple-changes-ios-rules-real-money-gambling-apps/
  31. Dozens of Adult Content and Gambling Apps Found Abusing Apple's Enterprise Certificate Program: http://www.macrumors.com/2019/02/12/adult-gambling-apps-abuse-apple-enterprise-program/
  32. Changes after WWDC 2018: http://www.appstorereviewguidelineshistory.com/articles/2018-06-04-wwdc2018/
  33. Craig Federighi Best Moments -- WWDC 2012-2020: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swW0knz9KxM
  34. iOS developers file class-action against Apple over ‘profit killing’ App Store practices: https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/04/apple-ios-developers-lawsuit/

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