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Apple Watch frozen? Here’s how to restart it

If your Apple Watch freezes, just force it. Photo: Leander Kahney/Cult of Mac

If your Apple Watch freezes, just force it. Photo: Leander Kahney/Cult of Mac

Let’s face it: A time will come when your Apple Watch crashes or freezes. It’s gonna become unresponsive, but you’ll be ready thanks to this handy Apple Watch restart tip.

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Apple Watch app puts TV remote on your wrist

With SamMote, your TV controls are just a tap away. Photo: SamMote

With SamMote, your TV controls are just a tap away. Photo: A-watch.fr

Keeping tabs on the TV remote control has been one of the greatest problems to plague man over the last 50 years. Apple Watch is finally solving that issue by slapping all the TV controls you need right on your wrist.

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EU launches formal antitrust investigation into Android

Google apps are pre-installed on the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Google apps are pre-installed on the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

After years of examining the Android operating system, the European Commission has launched a formal antitrust investigation into claims that Google unfairly forces competitors into bundling its own apps on their devices.

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Samsung sets up 200-person team to build displays for Apple

Samsung and Apple are BFFs again. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Samsung and Apple are BFFs again. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Anyone who dreams of Apple giving a “This is Sparta!”-style thrust-kick to rival Samsung, forever booting it out of Cupertino’s production process, is going to be sorely disappointed.

If anything, Apple’s leaning more heavily than ever on its longtime frenemy, with new reports claiming Samsung created a standalone team of around 200 employees dedicated exclusively to building new screens for iPads, MacBooks and possibly future Apple Watches.

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Did Apple underestimate the most popular Apple Watch Sport color?

There's a 64% chance that if you bought an Apple Watch Sport, this is the one you got. Photo: Apple

There’s a 64 percent chance that if you bought an Apple Watch Sport, this is the one you got. Photo: Apple

Apple Watch preorders were off to a bang, with an estimated 1.25 million being ordered on day one. Of those watches, the Space Gray Apple Watch Sport with Black Band was, by far, the most popular.

Did Apple screw up its orders?

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Apple gets sued for licensing allegedly plagiarized art

Contested artwork on display at the Apple Store. Photo: Craig & Karl

Contested artwork on display at the Apple Store. Photo: Craig & Karl

A Brazilian neo-pop artist is suing Apple for ripping off his artwork for the company’s “Start Something New” marketing campaign. Is Apple guilty, or is it just a mistake?

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Beats’ new cans get classy with Apple-esque colors

What, no Rose Gold? Photo: Apple

What, no Rose Gold? Photo: Apple

Not content with only Apple Watch pre-orders and a slim new MacBook, Apple has quietly classed up the Beats Solo 2 wireless headphone line with some fairly familiar colors: Silver, Gold, and Space Gray.

You know it’s an Apple joint when Space Gray shows up.

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Factory-worker-turned-Apple-supplier is named China’s richest woman

Photo: Apple

Tim Cook meets a worker at the Foxconn factory during a recent trip. Photo: Apple

Here’s a pretty incredible story: The CEO of Apple touchscreen glass supplier Lens Technology has been named China’s richest woman, after demand for her company’s output saw shares climb 10 percent in a single day.

What’s impressive isn’t just that an Apple supplier rakes in enough cash to accumulate a $7.1 billion fortune, however, but rather the journey that 44-year-old Zhou Qunfei has taken to get there. Prior to getting into the glass manufacturing business as an executive in 2004, Qunfei worked on the factory line for another glass-maker in tech manufacturing hub Shenzhen.

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Chinese smartphone maker apologizes for likening Apple to Hitler

Yep, they went there. Photo:

Yep, they went there. Photo: Letv

A Chinese smartphone maker has apologized for an ad comparing Apple to mass-murdering Nazi leader, Adolf Hitler.

The ad depicted a cartoon Hitler performing the Nazi salute, with his red armband showing the Apple logo instead of a swastika.

Text on the advert read, “Under the arrogant regime of iOS domination that developers around the world love yet hate, we are always carefully asking, ‘is this kind of innovation okay?'” It went on to describe Apple as a “dusk empire,” suggesting that it’s on the wane as a company.

Check out the CEO’s grovelling apology below.

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Apple faces investigation by International Trade Commission

Ericsson wants to stop Apple selling iPhones in the United States. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Ericsson wants to stop Apple selling iPhones in the United States. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

The Apple-Ericsson confrontation continues to heat up. The U.S. International Trade Commission says it will investigate Apple, based on two complaints alleging that Cupertino illegally infringed on Ericsson patents.

Ericsson previously asked the ITC to block Apple products, such as the iPhone, from selling in the United States while the case is being investigated.

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