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  • FILE - In this Friday, April 10, 2015, file photo, a customer tries on Apple's new watch at a store in San Francisco. The Apple Watch's heart rate monitor might not work if there is a tattoo on the wearer's wrist. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

    It's an annoying problem for the unlucky few: the Apple Watch's heart rate monitor and even some other features might not work if you have a tattoo on your wrist. Inked and irked Apple fans have dubbed the issue "TattooGate" on Twitter, complaining that they must choose between their body art and their stylish gadget. …

  • Sliced apples and products containing them produced by Sun Rich Fresh Foods Ltd., of Brampton, Ont., are being recalled because of the possible presence of Listeria. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the recall is based on its test results and there has been one illness linked to the slices. Other Sun Rich products …

  • A customer presents his Apple Watch after buying it at a store in Paris

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc's Watch has the lowest ratio of hardware costs to retail price across any Apple phone, according to a preliminary estimate by research firm IHS after a teardown study. The hardware cost of an Apple Watch Sport model was about 24 percent of the suggested retail price compared with 29-38 percent for …

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook, Japan Post CEO Taizo Nishimuro, and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, left to right, get together after a news conference at IBM Watson headquarters, in New York, Thursday, April 30, 2015. Apple, IBM and Japanese insurance and bank holding company Japan Post have formed a partnership to improve the lives of elderly people in the country. The program will provide iPads with apps designed to help seniors manage day-to-day lives and keep in touch with family members. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Apple, IBM and Japanese insurance and bank holding company Japan Post have formed a partnership to improve the lives of elderly people in the country. About a quarter of Japan's population, or more than 33 million people, is over 65, the companies said citing data from Japan's health ministry. Apple CEO Tim Cook, IBM …

  • A Russian politician has accused Apple of spreading ‘gay propaganda’ by releasing a U2 album as a free gift

    A member of Russia's parliament has asked prosecutors to determine whether Apple violated Russia's ban on gay "propaganda" when it delivered U2's latest album to a half-billion iTunes users for free last year. It is not yet clear whether prosecutors will open an investigation.

  • A Russian politician has accused Apple of spreading ‘gay propaganda’ by releasing a U2 album as a free gift

    Flickr/Peter Neill A right-wing Russian politician has accused … Continued The post A Russian politician has accused Apple of spreading ‘gay propaganda’ by releasing a U2 album as a free gift appeared first on Business Insider.

  • An Ontario-based facility is recalling its sliced apples over concerns they may be contaminated with Listeria after someone reported getting sick.

  • A customer opens the package containing his Apple Watch after buying it at a store in Paris

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc limited availability of the Apple Watch after a key component supplied by a Chinese company was found to be defective, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The component, called the taptic engine, produces the sensation of being tapped on the wrist, …

  • Woman uses Apple Watch on display at electronics store in Tokyo

    Early adopters of the new Apple Watch have found that the device malfunctions when worn by people with wrist tattoos. Apple Watch requests a security PIN immediately after detecting that it has left an owner's wrist, meaning that those affected are forced to repeatedly enter their code. The problem should have been foreseeable …

  • Sales staff welcome the customers to buy iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus at an Apple store in Beijing

    By Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple's large-screen iPhones are a big hit in China, taking market share from Samsung and selling at a pace that may make China a greater source of revenue than the Americas for Apple in coming years, analysts said. The world's most valuable consumer electronics company reported …

  • The LG G4 smartphone is displayed Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in New York. LG is making smartphones with leather backs as it seeks to distinguish its phones from Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy smartphones. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Optional leather backs and manual camera controls are two ways LG is seeking to distinguish its new G4 phone from Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy smartphones. The message at Tuesday's announcement of the new G4: We're not like the others. Apple and Samsung dominate the smartphone market, with LG Electronics Inc. …

  • FILE - In this Sept 19, 2014 file photo, a customer shows off the new Apple iPhone 6, right, and 6 Plus at a store in Tokyo. Apple sold 61 million iPhones in the first three months of 2015, or 40 percent more than in the same period a year ago. That represented about two-thirds of its $58 billion in revenue. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

    Apple's iPhone was again the company's star in the first three months of the year. Apple's tablet computing device, once a red-hot consumer gadget, has suffered from a steady decline in sales over the last year. Apple sold 12.6 million iPads in the latest quarter, for about $5.4 billion in revenue. Apple CEO Tim Cook …

  • This week's top selling movies on Apple's iTunes The Canadian Press - Tue, 28 Apr, 2015

    iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending April 27, 2015:

  • Woman wearing a mock-up Apple Watch stands in front of Apple sign at electronics store in Tokyo

    Apple Inc's blowout second quarter, coming after record iPhone sales in the holiday shopping season, laid to rest doubts that the company could sustain its scorching pace of growth. "We fully believe shares have significant upside from here." Some analysts and investors had worried that iPhone sales may have peaked in …

  • Apple reported record second-quarter profit on Monday, saying its performance was driven by a surge in sales of iPhone and Mac products, as well as strong app sales.  "We are thrilled by the continued strength of iPhone, Mac and the App Store, which drove our best March quarter results ever," said Tim Cook, Apple's CEO. …

  • FILE - In this May 11, 2012 file photo, travelers pass the Apple store at New York's Grand Central Terminal. Apple reports quarterly financial results on Monday, April 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even as attention turned to its new smartwatch in recent weeks. While skeptics question whether the company's future is tied too much to one product, the iPhone's popularity was the reason Apple turned in another blow-out financial report Monday. Apple …

  • Actor Jeremy Renner stands on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after ringing the opening bell with his "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" co-star Robert Downey Jr. and representatives from Marvel Entertainment, Monday, April 27, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

    The cast of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" may battle out-of-control artificial intelligence onscreen but in real life, they're not so sure about cutting-edge technology. ... (As for an Apple Watch) I was just kind of like, it looks kind of small. You get into automated artificial intelligence weaponry, which is being developed …

  • Apple Watches are arriving Friday to the first group of people who had ordered one two weeks ago. Apple's retail stores won't have them, with the company taking orders over the Internet only — for delivery as late as July for some models. You also need the password for your Apple ID account. Select your language on the …

  • Among the thousands of people eager to receive their pre-ordered Apple Watches in the coming weeks are some people who may never actually see the high-tech devices. Alex Jurgensen, who is legally blind, says he is excited for the other new features on the watch that will make daily life a little easier for him. The Apple …

  • Can the Apple Watch make you healthier? Chatelaine - Fri, 24 Apr, 2015
    Can the Apple Watch make you healthier?

    Regardless of what you think about Apple's buzzed-about new timepiece, its fitness features could help whip you into shape.

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