iPad Pro fix, Asthma app, FBI and the First Amendment, China labour, AppleTV’s new category


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Apple fixes unexpected wakeup issue for iPad Pro Smart Keyboard — Apple pushed out an accessory update for the iPad Pro’s Smart Keyboard on Tuesday that fixes an annoying issue where your iPad would randomly wake up while the keyboard was connected.

Asthma Health study powered by ResearchKit expands to UK, Ireland — One of the first apps powered by Apple’s ResearchKit was Asthma Health, providing a way for asthma sufferers to track their symptom patterns and triggers. The results of the study, which is run by Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine, will be used to develop better and more customized treatments for the respiratory ailment. Now the study has expanded outside of the United States, with the app now available for download and use in Ireland and the UK.

Apple: judge infringed on our 1st Amendment rights — In Apple’s battle with the FBI and the Department of Justice about unlocking (or not) a shooter’s iPhone, the Cupertino, California-based company will argue that the judge in the matter overreached in her use of an obscure law and infringed on the company’s 1st Amendment rights, reports The LA Times.

China Labor Watch reckons the Apple supplier, Pegatron, overworks employees — Workers at the Shanghai, China operation of Pegatron work more than the maximum 60 hours a week stipulated by Apple because their wages require them to work more to make ends meet, a labor group said in a report by China Labor Watch (CLW), a labor rights watchdog and advocacy organization. Pegatron is an electronics manufacturing company that develops mainly computing, communications and consumer electronics to branded vendors, including Apple.

tvOS App Store gains ‘Not on this Apple TV’ category — Avid app buyers now have an easier way to identify purchased apps that are available for their Apple TV but which have not yet been downloaded to that device, as Apple has added an iOS-like ‘Not on this Apple TV’ category to the App Store.

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