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2019 iPhones Might Sport Ultra-Wide Lens, Says Ming-Chi Kuo

When Ming-Chi Kuo predicts something, it’s usually correct. If his latest statements are true, then expect an ultra-wide lens on two of this year’s iPhones.

Apple

The New ‘iPhone SE’ Will Be An iPhone 8 With A13 Chip

Apple is apparently going to redress the iPhone SE and turn it into the current-gen iPhone SE. Expect an Apple A13 processor at least, and 128 GB of storage, according to rumors.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 18, 2019

Intel Quits 5G Business After Apple And Qualcomm End Their Legal War With Surprise Settlement

Intel will not be making 5G modems for mobile phones going forward. If Apple is planning to release 5G iPhones next year, where will those components come from?

Apple April 17, 2019

Small Publishers Express Frustration Over Apple News+ Favoring Bigger Publishers

Apple News+ is only active for almost a month, but it has already caused issues for participating publishers. Many of the problems stem from article formatting and Apple's supposed unequal treatment of smaller publishing companies.

Apps/Software April 16, 2019

iOS 13 To Bring System-Wide Dark Mode, Undo Gesture, And More Interface Changes

iOS 13 will bring a number of aesthetic changes both to iPhone and iPad. Apple’s next WWDC starts June 3, and there might be more information by then.

Apple April 16, 2019

Apple Arcade Subscription Service Might Have Exclusive Games

For it be successful, the Apple Arcade needs to have a strong library of games. Here’s what Apple is doing to make sure that happens.

Apple April 15, 2019

Apple's New 'Confirm Subscription' Prompt Will Prevent You From Making Accidental Purchases

Apple has rolled out a new pop-up message to prevent users from making accidental purhcases or becoming victims of scams. The new "Confirm Subscription" prompt will make sure users really meant to sign up for something or not.

Apple April 13, 2019

You Don’t Need iTunes To Listen To Apple Podcasts Anymore

No need for iTunes just to listen to your favorite shows on Apple Podcasts. Now, you can just go to the web, pick an episode, and hit play.

Apple April 11, 2019

Apple Drops $99 Data Migration Fee For Transferring Old Data To New Macs

Having an Apple Store professional transfer data to a newly purchased or repaired Mac is now completely free. The policy change took effect on April 2.

Apple April 10, 2019

Kid Locks His Dad iPad Until 2067 After Spamming It With Wrong Passwords [Update: iPad Now Being Restored Via DFU Mode]

Thanks to his kid, Evan Osnos can’t use his iPad until 2067. Per Apple’s guidelines, he needs to restore the device via iTunes, but doing so will erase all his data assuming he didn’t back it up.

Apple April 9, 2019

Huawei Wants To Sell Its 5G Modems — Just To Apple, Though

The notion of Apple buying 5G modems from Huawei seems impossible. But for Apple, it’s either this or waiting for Intel to complete its 5G modems.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 9, 2019

Rumored 16-Inch MacBook Won’t Arrive Until Next Year, Says Ming-Chi Kuo

Apple’s rumored 16-inch MacBook isn’t due until next year or possibly 2021, says Ming-Chi Kuo. His other prediction, a 31.6-inch display, is still apparently on track for 2019, though.

Apple April 9, 2019

Netflix Is Dropping Apple AirPlay Support Due To 'Technical Limitations'

Netflix no longer natively supports Apple AirPlay because of 'technical limitations.' The company says it's because AirPlay is going to be compatible with third-party devices and prevent it from distinguishing them.

Apps/Software April 8, 2019

Apple Might Be Separating Apple Music, Podcasts, And More From iTunes App

Standalone versions of Apple Music, Podcasts, and more might be released for macOS, according to a noted developer. They’re apparently part of Apple’s Project Marzipan iOS-to-macOS initiative.

Apps/Software April 6, 2019

Apple Music Now Has More Paying US Subscribers Than Spotify

Apple overtakes Spotify in terms of paid subscriber count, at least in the United States. There’s plenty to do before it becomes the kind of music streaming globally, however.

Apps/Software April 6, 2019

Oregon College Students Tricked Apple Into Replacing Fake iPhones From China

Apple lost nearly $1 million after replacing more than 1,400 counterfeit iPhones with new ones. Two Chinese students from Oregon were charged with wire fraud, trafficking counterfeit goods, and submitting false and misleading information on export declaration.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 6, 2019

Amazon Is Launching An Alexa-Powered AirPods Competitor: Report

According to a new report, Amazon is set to roll out a pair of wireless Alexa-powered earbuds. It's said to work and look like Apple's AirPods.

Wearable Tech April 4, 2019

Should You Get An Apple Card? Some Pros And Cons To Consider

The Apple Card offers daily cash rewards, fantastic financial health tools, and top-tier security — it’s far from perfect, though. Here are some pros and cons to help you decide.

Apple April 1, 2019

AirPods 2 iFixit Teardown Reveals They’re Impossible To Repair

iFixit just gave the new AirPods a zero out of 10 rating for repairability, noting that it’s impossible to fix. If it breaks, good luck getting it repaired.

Apple March 30, 2019

RIP, AirPower: Apple Cancels Its Wireless Charging Mat Because It Can't 'Achieve Its High Standards'

It's official: Apple has canceled the AirPower. Despite the many references to the wireless charging mat across the company's products, it's never going to see the light of day.

Apple March 29, 2019

Apple Unveils Apple Arcade: New Game Subscription For Mac And iOS To Launch Fall 2019

The Apple Arcade will feature a large game library consisting of more than 100 video game titles. Gamers can download games and play them across their iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV.

Apple March 26, 2019

Hidden Pictures Of Wireless Powerbeats Pro Found In iOS 12.2 Practically Confirm It’s Coming

Images of the alleged all-wireless Powerbeats Pro buried within iOS 12.2 all but confirm that it’s coming soon. Not much is known at the moment, but it’s shown inside a carrying case similar to the AirPods.

Apple March 26, 2019

This Is Not A Drill: The iPhone SE Is Back In The Apple Store, And It’s Discounted

Apple just put the iPhone SE back on sale in its clearance website, at discounted prices, no less. This is likely the last of its stock, so hurry up.

Apple March 26, 2019

Everything Apple Announced At Its March 25 ‘Show Time’ Event: Apple Card, Apple TV+, And More

Apple’s March 25 event was all about subscriptions. Here are the biggest announcements, including its Apple TV+ video streaming service, Apple Arcade, Apple News Plus, and a credit card.

Apple March 25, 2019

Apple's 2019 iPhones Could Feature Reverse Wireless Charging

A new rumor says that Apple's 2019 iPhones could feature reverse wireless charging. That means it can wirelessly charge other devices, such as the second-generation AirPods, the Apple Watch, and other iPhones.

Apple March 25, 2019

Apple Video Streaming Subscription Prices Leaked Ahead Of Event

For its soon-to-be unveiled video streaming service, Apple will apparently adopt something similar to a la carte pricing. There’s the baseline subscription fee and a $9.99 extra for additional channels such as Starz or Showtime.

Apple March 24, 2019

How To Watch Apple's March 25 Event

Apple is about to hold its highly anticipated March 25 event. Here's how to watch it online and a bit of what to expect from the Cupertino brand.

Apple March 24, 2019

Beats' First Truly Wireless Powerbeats Could Be The Perfect Apple AirPods Alternative

According to a new report, Beats is getting ready to unveil a truly wireless version of the Powerbeats. It's said to sport the same H1 chip as Apple's new AirPods and feature hands-free 'Hey Siri' support.

Wearable Tech March 22, 2019

iPad Air 2019 vs. iPad Pro 2017: An Upgrade Or A Downgrade?

Apple's new iPad Air is out, and it's considered to be succeeding the iPad Pro 2017. That said, it has some advantages and disadvantages in comparison, making it hard to say if it's an upgrade or a downgrade.

Apple March 22, 2019

iPad Mini 2019 vs. iPad Mini 4: Is It Worth The Upgrade?

Apple has just revealed the new iPad mini, aka the iPad mini 5 or iPad mini 2019. Now the big question for iPad mini 4 owners is, is the new model worth the upgrade?

Apple March 21, 2019

Kaspersky Lab Claims Apple Limited Parental Control App After Launching iOS Screen Time Feature

Apple has received a new antitrust complaint, this time from Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. The iPhone maker had allegedly taken the company's parental control app off the App Store to give its own iOS feature an unfair advantage.

Apple March 21, 2019

First-Gen AirPods vs AirPods 2: What’s The Difference? And Should You Upgrade?

The AirPods 2 is finally here, complete with a brand-new chip and some slight changes. Will it be worth it to upgrade if you already own the first model?

Apple March 21, 2019

Apple's AirPods 2 Now Official: Wireless Charging Case, Longer Battery Life, 'Hey Siri' Support, And More

Apple's new AirPods 2 are now here. The second-generation earbuds from the Cupertino brand are coming with a wireless charging case and the new H1 chip that delivers improved battery life and 'Hey Siri' support.

Apple March 20, 2019

Apple Might Surprise Everyone With A New iPod Touch Very, Very Soon

Apple will announce a new iPod touch on March 20, rumors say. As for what changes could be in store, expect a processor upgrade at the very least.

Apple March 19, 2019

What's In An iPhone? UK Scientists Throw Apple Smartphone Into A Blender To Find Out

Two researchers from the University of Plymouth placed a smartphone in a blender to find out its contents. Upon identifying the element composition, the research called for better recycling efforts from smartphone companies.

Apple March 19, 2019

MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, And Mac Mini SSD Upgrades Now More Affordable

Select SSD upgrades for the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini are now cheaper. Apple also dropped the price of the 64 GB RAM upgrade for the 2013 Mac Pro.

Apple March 19, 2019

Apple Unveils New 10.5-Inch iPad Air, iPad Mini With Pencil Support

Apple has quietly taken the wraps off two new iPads: the new 10.5-inch iPad Air and iPad mini. Both are powered by the company's A12 Bionic chip and feature Apple Pencil compatibility.

Apple March 18, 2019

iPhone Stops Arrow, Saves Australian Man's Life

An iPhone saved the life of its owner after it stopped an arrow. Authorities arrested the assailant while the victim suffered minor injuries in his chin.

Apple March 15, 2019

Apple's New iPhone Ad Shows How Much 'Privacy Matters'

Apple has released a new iPhone ad that focuses on privacy. The commercial shows real-life scenarios and situations where 'privacy matters' in a relatable and funny way.

Apple March 14, 2019

You Can Now Ask Alexa To Play Apple Music From Amazon Fire TV

After supporting Amazon Echo in December, Apple Music now begins streaming for the Fire TV. The move is in line with Apple's recent strategy to push its content to other platforms to gain a wider audience.

Apple March 14, 2019

Spotify Files EU Antitrust Complaint Against Apple Over App Store Fees

Apple is facing another antitrust complaint from Spotify for alleged unfair collection of App Store fees. The Swedish music streaming service accused the iPhone maker of engaging in practices that stifle innovation and limit the choice for consumers.

Apps/Software March 14, 2019

Apple Expected To Debut Streaming TV And Subscription News Services During March 25 Special Event

Apple is expected to release its long-rumored streaming service in a special event on March 25. In addition, the company may also launch a news subscription service in the same event.

Apple March 12, 2019

Apple Is Giving 10 Percent Bonus When You Load Money To Your Account For App Store, iTunes Purchases

Apple is offering App Store and iTunes users a 10 percent bonus when they load up funds to their Apple ID accounts. The promo is available to all U.S. users from Mar. 10 to Mar. 14.

Apple March 11, 2019

2019 iPad Might Keep Headphone Jack, Touch ID: Report

The 2019 iPad is rumored to retain two features Apple has been letting go these past few years. It might even launch alongside a new iPad mini model as well.

Apple March 11, 2019

Apple To Start Making AR Headset By End Of 2019

Veteran analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Apple might begin mass producing its long-rumored AR headset as early as the end of 2019. However, it might not end up as a stand-alone device.

Apple March 9, 2019

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