Taiwanese superstar posts picture of himself using iPhone 7 Plus


"Oh, don't mind me — just publicly tapping away on my new iPhone 7 Plus."
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Continuing his “tradition” of showing off the latest iPhone before it’s been introduced, Taiwanese actor and singer Jimmy Lin has been photographed using what appears to be a new iPhone 7 Plus, complete with its rumored dual-lens camera and LED flash.

Today in Apple history: FireWire wins Apple its first Emmy


FireWire won Apple its first Emmy.
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Aug 22August 22, 2001: Apple takes home a technical Emmy award for developing FireWire, the high-speed serial port which allows users to transfer data quickly between their Macintosh and another device, such as a digital camera.

“Apple enabled the desktop video revolution with its invention of FireWire,” says Jon Rubinstein, Apple’s then-senior vice president of Hardware Engineering. At the time, FireWire plays a key role in Steve Jobs’s “digital hub” strategy at Apple. However, its origins go back much further than that.

iPhone 7 leaks plus ‘revolutionary’ new iPads on The CultCast


New Apple gadgets, incoming!
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This week on The CultCast: Leaks point to exciting upgrades coming to the smaller iPhone 7 — we’ll give you the scoop. Plus, get ready for iPhone 7, we have a launch date; Apple Watch 2 might be getting a sorely needed feature; new models and “revolutionary” upgrades are coming to the iPad line; and stick around for CultCast Choices, the game that pits one bad choice against another.

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