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Apple News expands local coverage to select cities


Apple News expands its local coverage to Charlotte, Miami and Washington, D.C.
Apple News expands its local coverage to Charlotte, Miami and Washington, D.C.
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Apple News will now offer its “local news experience” in three additional U.S. cities: Charlotte, N.C., Miami and Washington, D.C. The service’s editors curate local news, selecting coverage of topics important to communities, Apple said.

Apple Pay Express Transit now works on Metro in Washington, D.C.


Add your SmarTrip cards to the Wallet app today.
Photo: Apple

Apple Pay with Express Transit is now available to commuters on the Metro transit system in Washington, D.C. Riders can add existing SmarTrip cards to their Wallet on iPhone and use it anywhere SmarTrip cards are accepted.

They also can use regional transit cards to pay for Metro trains, buses and regional transit lines.

Apple could transform historic Washington DC building into new store


It's not a giant glass cube, but it's not too shabby!
Photo: Bobak Ha'Eri/Wikipedia CC

Residents of Washington D.C. could be about to get a stunning new Apple flagship store, located at the historic 113-year-old Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square.

Negotiations between Apple and the the Events D.C. organization have reportedly been going on since the start of the year, and seem to be working in Apple’s favor.

Tim Cook doesn’t hate all Republicans — just Donald Trump


Tim Cook
Tim Cook wants to be pals with Paul Ryan.
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Apple is boycotting the Republican National Convention this year due to Donald Trump being the party’s presumed nominee, but CEO Tim Cook actually wants to strengthen ties with the GOP.

Cook reportedly plans to host a fundraiser for House Speaker Paul Ryan next week as part of the Apple’s effort to court Republican lawmakers.

Tim Cook’s Reaction To John McCain’s App Question Is Priceless [Image]





Senator John McCain had a lot of fun grilling Tim Cook at yesterday’s Senate Sub-Committee Hearing, but before he was done he couldn’t help but let off one little joke as he asked Tim why he has to keep on updating all the apps on his iPhone manually.

“Can’t you guys fix that already?” McCain asked.

Cook let off a chuckle before stating that Apple is “working on making our products better all the time.” But we know what the southern gent was really thinking.


Source: Reddit


These Wacky Presidential Wallpapers Will Help You Celebrate Election Day With Style [Gallery]


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No matter which presidential candidate you’re voting for, today is a day to be proud for America. As Americans across the country come together to decide the direction of the country, we should relish the freedom we have to vote and elect a new president every four years. Democracy is one of the greatest aspects of the good ‘ole U.S.A.

Politics surrounding elections are always crazy, so we think the best way to celebrate Election Day is a bunch of wallpapers showing famous American presidents and historical figures doing crazy things as they fight for America’s freedom (literally). Check ’em out. Download them to your iPad or iPhone, and get out and vote. 

Apple’s First Ever Double-Row Genius Bar Coming Soon To New Jersey [Report]


This short move along the mall would triple the size of Apple's Garden State store.
This short move along the mall would triple the size of Apple's Garden State store.

Apple is reportedly gearing up to bring the first double-row Genius Bar to its new Garden State Plaza store in New Jersey. The Cupertino company is planning to move the store into a larger space in the mall, and it’s said that the Genius Bar will be one area that sees the benefits of the additional space. For customers, that means more Geniuses on-site to fix your troublesome iPhone.