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Last night Apple unveiled their new iPhone 6s  in San Francisco. (AP Photo / Eric Risberg)
Last night Apple unveiled their new iPhone 6s in San Francisco. (AP Photo / Eric Risberg)
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This week in San Fransciso, Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple unveiled the company’s latest offerings. An iPad that’s over a foot long; a touch screen that responds to different levels of pressure; a news app that lets media companies bypass ad-blocking software and deliver their content directly to you.

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Hiawatha Bray, technology writer for the business section of The Boston Globe. He’s also author of the book, “You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves.” He tweets @GlobeTechLab.

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The Boston Globe: Apple's Still Got Its Golden Touch

  • "Once again, Apple has invented something we didn’t know we wanted, and I think people will want it bad."

The New York Times: Ad Blockers And The Nuisance At The Heart Of The Modern Web

  • "Nearly 200 million people worldwide regularly block ads...and the number is growing fast, increasing 41 percent globally in the last year."

The Boston Globe: Apple News App, Overshadowed By Gadgets, Could Be A Big Deal For Media Industry

  • "In short, Apple is introducing a new problem for media companies and positioning its own app as a solution."

This segment aired on September 10, 2015.

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