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Baby In China Locks iPhone For 47 Years After Pressing Wrong Passcode Repeatedly

A toddler in China locked an iPhone for 47 years after pressing the wrong passcode repeatedly. The mother is up for a long waiting game.

Apple March 8, 2018

Apple’s Rumored Headphones To Feature Noise Canceling, Likely To Launch Later This Year

Apple’s currently-in-development over-ear headphones will reportedly feature noise canceling. Pricing and other details remain scarce, but it’s supposedly launching before the end of the year.

Apple March 7, 2018

Apple Rumored To Launch Cheaper MacBook Air In The Second Quarter

Reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Apple is planning to launch a cheaper MacBook Air, It is unclear what upgrades the new laptop will offer, but it is expected to launch in the second quarter.

Apple March 4, 2018

Sprint Flex Lease Offer: Get The Apple iPhone X For 50 Percent Off, But With A Major Catch

Customers can now get the iPhone X from Sprint at a whopping 50 percent off via its Flex lease program. Is it really 50 percent less, though?

Apple March 4, 2018

Apple Wants To Convince Android Users To Switch To iPhones In New Ads

A new set of ads posted by Apple wants to convince consumers to make the switch to iOS. The videos highlight the advantages of the iPhone and its ease of use among other things.

Apple March 1, 2018

The iPhone X Camera Is The Best Among All Smartphones, Says Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports ranked the iPhone X camera as the best among all smartphones in the industry. The rankings, however, does not yet include Samsung's latest flagships, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

Apple March 1, 2018

Apple's New AC Wellness Subsidiary Will Open Private Medical Clinics For Apple Employees

Apple is apparently working on launching private medical clinics for its employees. A website for a new Apple subsidiary called AC Wellness quietly went online, offering some valuable clues.

Apple February 28, 2018

Apple To Launch 3 iPhones This Year: The Largest iPhone Ever, Upgraded iPhone X, And Less Expensive Version

A Bloomberg report claimed that Apple will launch three iPhone models this year, all of which will be considered as iPhone X successors. The devices are expected to be announced in the fall.

Apple February 28, 2018

Apple Confirms It Is Using Google Cloud For iCloud Services

Apple officially yet quietly noted that it has switched to Google Cloud Platform for its iCloud services. Apple was previously rumored to be using Google as well as its biggest competitor for cloud services.

Apple February 26, 2018

Apple To Expand Audio Accessories Line With High-End Over-Ear Headphones

The Apple AirPods may soon have a sibling in the form of branded high-end, over-ear headphones. According to famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the product will feature an 'all-new' design, but what that means is currently unclear.

Apple February 26, 2018

Apple AirPower Wireless Charging Pad Reportedly Launching In March: What We Know So Far

Apple is allegedly going to release its AirPower wireless charging pad in March, according to a new report. The reported price, however, might shock you.

Apple February 24, 2018

Apple Repair Facility In California Accidentally Calls 911 Too Often: 1,600 False Alarms From iPhones Since October 2017

An Apple repair facility is causing trouble in Elk Grove and Sacramento County in California for making too many accidental 911 calls. The culprit for the 20 false alarms daily is likely the Emergency SOS feature introduced in iOS 11.

Apple February 23, 2018

Apple Reportedly Working On AirPods Upgrades: Water Resistance And Hands-Free Siri

Apple plans to upgrade its AirPods this year, adding a hands-free Siri option and likely a new wireless chip, according to a new report. In 2019, meanwhile, Apple's AirPods could be water-resistant.

Apple February 23, 2018

2 New Apple iPad Models Reportedly Launching Soon, But Don’t Get Excited Yet

Apple is reportedly releasing two new iPad models pretty soon. But a closer look tells us that it’s just going to release one, and it might not be the Face ID version everyone is hyped about.

Apple February 22, 2018

Apple Reportedly Seeking To Buy Cobalt Directly From Miners To Use In Li-Ion Batteries

Apple was reportedly in talks to secure a multi-year deal to purchase cobalt directly from miners. Cobalt is a key ingredient for Li-Ion batteries and there are industry fears of shortages.

Apple February 21, 2018

What It Takes To Change Batteries: Customers Report Terrible Experiences With Apple’s Battery Replacement Program

Apple launched its iPhone battery replacement program after the company admitted that it was deliberately throttling older models to avoid too much battery strain. However, users are reporting that it’s not an easy process.

Apple February 22, 2018

Samsung Is In Need Of OLED Buyers After Apple's iPhone X Production Cut: Report

Samsung is facing an oversupply of OLED panels, reportedly caused by the poor sales performance of the iPhone X. The Korean company is now scrambling to reroute its excess of OLED supplies to other device makers.

Apple February 19, 2018

Apple Employees Keep Walking Into Glass Walls At New Apple Park Headquarters: Is The Company Liable?

The Apple Park sports a futuristic design, but it seems that so much glass can be quite a pain. Apple employees are reportedly smacking into glass walls, and the company could be violating California laws regarding workplace safety.

Apple February 17, 2018

Developers Must Make Apps Compatible With iPhone X Retina Display, Notch Starting April

Apple has told developers that new apps submitted by April should embrace the iPhone X’s notch and nearly bezel-less display. This means that the apps’ design should accommodate the screen’s unique qualities.

Apple February 16, 2018

New iOS Bug Crashes iPhones And Blocks Access To iMessages, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, And More

A new iOS 11 bug is wreaking havoc, crashing iPhones and disabling access to several third-party apps. The bug entails a message with an Indian language character.

Apple February 15, 2018

How Much Does It Cost Apple To Build A HomePod Speaker? It's $216 Per Unit

Assembling the Apple HomePod smart speaker was estimated at $216 per unit, hinting that the product is not a money maker for the company. Curiously, repairing the device could prove costlier than building it, set at $279.

Apple February 15, 2018

Apple HomePod Owners, Beware: The Smart Speaker May Damage Wooden Furniture

The Apple HomePod may permanently damage wooden furniture if the Siri-powered smart speaker is placed on top of it. Apple has confirmed the problem, which is the latest entry in the growing list of issues with the device.

Apple February 15, 2018

Tim Cook Says You Can't Visit Apple's 'Spaceship': Here's Why

Apple CEO Tim Cook said there is no chance the Apple Park’s spaceship building will open its doors to the public. The policy is in place to protect the company’s trade secrets.

Apple February 14, 2018

Should You Buy An Apple HomePod? Here’s What It Means If You Do

If you really want to buy the HomePod, you’re probably a huge Apple fan. If it doesn’t appeal to you at all, Apple didn’t make it for you.

Apple February 12, 2018

Apple Uploads 3 HomePod Tutorial Videos To Teach You How To Use Your Smart Speaker

Apple has uploaded three HomePod tutorial videos on YouTube that discussed the speaker’s basic setting configurations, the touch controls, and making full use of Siri to listen music on the smart device.

Apple February 12, 2018

iPhone Source Code Leakster Reportedly A Former Apple Intern

Apple's leaked iPhone source code was recently posted on Github. Reports confirm that a former intern stole the code and even more from the company.

Apple February 11, 2018

Sonos Congratulates Apple For HomePod Launch, Then Throws Shade By Creating A Mock Playlist

Sonos just mocked Apple as it launched its HomePod smart speaker, but even if it’s throwing shade, Sonos still wants to be friends with the Cupertino company.

Apple February 11, 2018

Apple AirPods Started Smoking And Exploded In Florida Gym

A man from Tampa, Florida reported that one of his Apple AirPods started billowing out white smoke while he was working out in a gym. The wireless earbud eventually exploded, though fortunately, he was not wearing it at the time.

Apple February 10, 2018

Apple Tells GitHub To Remove Leaked iOS Source Code 'iBoot'

Apple has ordered the leaked iOS source code iBoot removed from GitHub. The company insisted there is no security threat following the leak, which could lead to the discovery of system vulnerabilities and creation of iOS jailbreak.

Apple February 8, 2018

Apple Watch And Other Wearables Can Detect Early Signs Of Diabetes, Study Finds

Apple Watch and other wearables are now capable of detecting diabetes early on. This is made possible by pairing the smartwatch with DeepHeart, an AI-based deep neural network with disease detection accuracy of 85 percent.

Apple February 7, 2018

Apple Reportedly Discussing iPhone Financing Options With Goldman Sachs

Apple is reportedly in talks with investment bank Goldman Sachs, looking to offer financing options for customers who want to buy an Apple device. The talks are in the early stages for now, but could make Apple products more accessible.

Apple February 8, 2018

How To Disable iPhone Throttling In Apple's Latest iOS 11.3 Beta

Apple promised new battery health features and options for customers with older iPhones, and the latest iOS 11.3 beta 2 delivers. Here's what you need to know about performance management and how to disable it.

Apple February 7, 2018

Apple: iPhone X, iPhone 8 Won’t Be Impacted By Power Management Issues Because They Have ‘Hardware Updates’

Apple has confirmed that iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus users don’t have to worry about throttling or slowdowns. To be clear, though, the devices might still employ power management practices.

Apple February 7, 2018

Apple HomePod Review Roundup: An Incredible Speaker, Just Not A Very Smart One

The HomePod secures Apple’s entry into the smart speaker race that’s currently dominated by Amazon Echo. Does Siri stand a chance against Alexa? Here’s what the critics are saying.

Apple February 7, 2018

NYPD Cops Receive 36,000 iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Units To Fight Crime

The NYPD has begun its replacement program to swap over 36,000 obsolete Windows Phone units. Police officers will receive an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus as an upgrade free of charge.

Apple February 6, 2018

Chinese Man Made $1.1M Selling Fake Apple Products In US Through Dream Digitals

A 43-year-old Chinese man on a student visa in the United States pleaded guilty to selling counterfeit Apple products in the country. The man made more than $1.1 million from the scheme and is now facing prison time.

Apple February 5, 2018

Bye Bye, Qualcomm: Apple Will Use Intel Baseband For Future iPhone Models Instead

Apple might be jettisoning Qualcomm altogether. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo states that the Cupertino company will soon rely on Intel exclusively for baseband components of future iPhone models.

Apple February 6, 2018

Spotify Has Twice The Number Of Paid Subscribers, But Apple Music Will Catch Up By Summer

Spotify revealed earlier this year that it has 70 million paid subscribers, double the 36 million subscribers of Apple Music. However, according to The Wall Street Journal, Apple Music will take the lead over Spotify by summer.

Apple February 5, 2018

You Can Buy The HomePod At 50 Percent Off… If You’re An Apple Employee

Apple employees can buy the HomePod at a 50 percent discount, as confirmed by some workers who shared the news on Twitter. The HomePod smart speaker launches on Feb. 9.

Apple February 4, 2018

Apple To Release Software Update That’ll Fix Forced Throttling This ’Spring’

Apple will release a software update that’ll bring new battery features, including a toggle to turn off throttling, this spring. The announcement comes amid the U.S. Justice Department’s investigation on Apple’s forced throttling practices.

Apple February 2, 2018

Heads Up, Apple TV Users: You Can Now Download The YouTube TV App

YouTube TV is now available on tvOS devices, Google announced shortly after making the app available on certain Roku streaming devices. The $35-a-month live TV subscription service is now on the most important platforms.

Apple February 2, 2018

Apple Had A Record Q4, With iPhone X Sales Doubling Those Of iPhone 8 Series

Recent rumors hinted at a poor iPhone X performance that prompted Apple to halve production, but a new report claims otherwise. According to Counterpoint Research, the iPhone X outsold the iPhone 8 series 2:1 in Q4 in the United States.

Apple February 2, 2018

What’s Wrong With The Apple iPhone X? Steve Wozniak Explains

Steve Wozniak has come after the iPhone X again, criticizing its usability. The Apple cofounder slammed the phone’s complicated side button and the different presses it requires to trigger different actions.

Apple February 1, 2018

Apple Could Make The iPhone 6s In India If Supplier Wistron Closes New Deal

Wistron, Apple's main supplier in India, is reportedly close to securing a deal for a plant in Bengaluru. In addition to the iPhone SE, Wistron would reportedly make the iPhone 6s in India as well, and it would make sense.

Apple January 31, 2018

Justice Department Begins Investigating Apple Over iPhone Battery/Slowdown Controversy

The U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating Apple over its practice of throttling down older iPhone models without the knowledge of users. The investigation is in early stages.

Apple January 31, 2018

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