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Apple pledges to notify users of possible iPhone slowdowns

Back in late 2017, a Reddit user benchmarked his iPhone before and after replacing its battery and found that its CPU performance improved following the battery change. Apple later admitted that it intentionally throttled phones with aging batteries and apologized by offering out-of-warranty battery replacements for $29, $50 less than usual. The tech giant also…

Apple Music code hints at Chromecast assistance

Whether or not Apple Music is coming to Google Home, there are signs you might get to use it with some Google-powered devices. The 9to5Google team has found multiple lines of code in Apple Music’s Android app that reference Chromecast support, including some added through recent updates. While there’s no guarantee this would be implemented…

Will Apple Simply Kill iTunes Currently?

Illustration: Adam Clark Estes (Gizmodo)People have been complaining about iTunes for ages. The bloated and confusingly arcane piece of software has been updated and repurposed and jerry-rigged to handle new tasks for the past 18 years, and one developer says it won’t live to see its 19th birthday. It looks like Apple is finally about…

Apple Now Looking For More Software Application Engineers Than Hardware Engineers

Software engineering positions have outnumbered hardware engineering positions in Apple job listings for the first time since at least the first quarter of 2016, according to data-driven website Thinknum. The website claims Apple’s “software and services” job listings have topped its hardware engineering listings since the third quarter of 2018. Thinknum’s Joshua Fruhlinger told us…

Apple MacBook, MyHeritage DNA, TurboTax and H&R Block tax software application, iPads, and more on sale for Feb. 26

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Save on tax software from TurboTax and H&R Block, Oral-B electric toothbrushes, and more.Image: amazon/walmart/best buy/mashable photo composite By Rudie Obias2019-02-26 15:19:06 UTC We all have…