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Biden to award Medal of Freedom to Biles, McCain, Giffords
US & Canada · Washington

Biden to award Medal of Freedom to Biles, McCain, Giffords

58% Center coverage: 174 sources
President Joe Biden will present the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including actor Denzel Washington, gymnast Simone Biles and the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican with whom Biden served in the U.S. Senate. Biden will also recognize Sandra Lindsay, the New York City nurse who rolled up her sleeve on live television in December 2020 to receive the first COVID-19 vaccine dose that was pumped into an arm in the United States, the White House announced Friday.See the Story
Former top Apple lawyer pleads guilty to insider trading
Business · Cupertino

Former top Apple lawyer pleads guilty to insider trading

55% Center coverage: 11 sources
Gene Levoff pleaded guilty to six counts of security fraud stemming from a February 2019 complaint. Levoff used non-public information about Apple's financial results to inform his trades on Apple stock, earning himself $227,000 and avoiding $377,000 of losses. He faces up to 20 years in prison per count and a $5 million fine.See the Story
Apple iPhone is officially 15. It was cooler when it was a baby
Business · Cupertino

Apple iPhone is officially 15. It was cooler when it was a baby

38% Left coverage: 8 sources
This week marks 15 years since the iPhone first went on sale and ushered in a new era: the age of the smartphone. Boston 25 anchor Mark Ockerbloom was on Boylston Street reporting outside the Apple store on the eve of the big day. Here is a fun look back at this story from 2007:See the Story

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Google’s Switch to Android app for iOS users is now compatible with all Android 12 phones – TechCrunch

Coverage: 2 sources
Google announced today that its Switch to Android app for iOS users is now compatible with all Android 12 phones. The iOS app, which launched earlier this year, helps users import their contacts, calendar, photos and videos to their new Android phone. Prior to today's expansion, the app was limited to Pixel phones.See the Story
Apple

Apple TV+ Making First Big Splash At San Diego Comic-Con With Six Series

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
For the first time ever, Apple TV+ is heading down to San Diego Comic-Con with a huge spotlight on its genre series including Severance, For All Mankind, Mythic Quest, See, Invasion and Foundation. There will also be a Severance installation at the Hard Rock Hotel whereby attendees can get severed as they immerse themselves in the world of Lumon Industries.See the Story
App

Comcast’s Xfinity TV Streaming App Now Available on Apple TV Devices

100% Left coverage: 2 sources
Comcast's Xfinity Stream app is now available on Apple TV boxes. It lets cable TV subscribers pull up live channels, DVR content, and on-demand video. Other platforms with the app include Roku, Amazon Fire, LG smart TVs, and Samsung smart TVs.See the Story
Apple

Apple MacBook Air M2 sale date tipped, pre-orders could start on July 8

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Apple's new M2-powered MacBook Air will reportedly go on sale starting July 15th. The Air features a 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display and 1080p webcam housed in a notch. The M2 chip includes an 8-core CPU, up to a 10-core GPU, and support for up to 24GB of RAM.See the Story
Apple

Apple Watch Series 7 durability promoted in new ad amid rumors of rugged version

Apple has launched a new ad for its Apple Watch Series 7. In it, the company showcases the wearable smartwatch and its durability. The ad highlights its durability and how the watch can withstand a hit from a tennis ball, a smack against a wedding cake, or even an accidental drop into a toilet.See the Story
Apple

Apple now selling refurbished Mac Studio models, priced at a 10% discount compared to buying new

Apple today began selling refurbished Mac Studio models for the first time in the United States, Canada, and select European countries. The Mac Studio resembles a taller Mac mini, with holes on the back and bottom of the enclosure for airflow. AppleCare+ for the Mac Studio is priced at $169 or $59.99 per year on a rolling basis.See the Story
Apple

Apple Is Offering A $50 Gift Card With Apple TV 4K & HD Purchases

Apple is throwing in a $50 gift card in with every purchase of an Apple TV 4K or an Apple TV HD in the U.S. Apple TV is Apple's smart TV box that was originally announced in 2007. However, the extravagant $299 pricing meant that the device never really caught on and the company had to drastically reduce the price of the next-gen Apple TV box to be competitive.See the Story

iOS 16 Focus Guide: What's New With Apple's Focus Mode

Apple in iOS 15 introduced Focus mode, an expansion of Do Not Disturb that allows you to set up different permissions for apps, contacts, and more depending on what you're doing. With ‌iOS 16‌, you can customize everything about your Focus, including what the Home Screen, Lock Screen, and Apple Watch face look like.See the Story

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