Tag: Apple

Apple To Launch News Subscription Service But Faces Publishers' Backlash Over 50 Percent Revenue Cut: Report

Apple is getting ready to launch its news subscription service that's described as a 'Netflix for news.' However, it's running into some issues with publishers over the terms, according to a new report.

Apple February 12, 2019

Delayed Apple AirPower Charging Mat Reportedly Coming This Spring

Apple might finally release its AirPower charging mat this spring. It will come with exclusive features as well, rumors say, along with a brand-new AirPods wireless charging case.

Apple February 12, 2019

2019 iPhone Models Will Still Have Lightning Ports Instead Of USB-C: Report

2019 iPhone models are said to sport Lightning ports instead of USB-C. What's more, they're rumored to be bundled with the same-old 5W USB-A charger, meaning users still won't be able to use fast-charging from the get-go.

Apple February 11, 2019

Apple Releases Fix For The Eavesdropping Group FaceTime Bug

Apple finally rolls out the fix for the eavesdropping FaceTime bug. The company already disabled the Group FaceTime feature prior to the iOS 12.1.4 update.

Security February 8, 2019

Popular iOS Apps Found To Secretly Record Your iPhone Screen, Put Your Personal Data At Risk

An investigation by TechCrunch found that a lot of popular iOS apps are secretly recording iPhone users' screens. This method of gathering data known as 'session replaying' may inadvertently expose sensitive information and put them at risk.

Security February 6, 2019

Apple Is Now Selling A Refurbished iPhone X For Just $769

Save over $200 with a refurbished iPhone X, now available directly from Apple. It comes with all the manuals and accessories, just not the typical fancy packaging.

Apple February 5, 2019

Fake 5G Icon Appears In Some AT&T iPhones After Latest iOS Beta

AT&T’s 5G E badge first appeared on some Android phones in early January. Now iPhone users are in for a 'new' network, courtesy of the iOS 12.2 beta 2 update.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 5, 2019

14-Year-Old Boy Who Found FaceTime Bug Could Be Eligible For Apple's Bug Bounty Program

The boy who discovered an eavesdropping FaceTime bug might receive monetary rewards from Apple. Reports said that an Apple executive flew to Arizona to thank the teenager for his find.

Security February 5, 2019

This Might Be The Budget Galaxy S10 That Will Rival The iPhone XR

Samsung is expected to unveil a low-cost entry-level Galaxy S10 model later this February. As these new leaked images allege, that particular model will sport thicker bezels, a dual camera, and oddly, a side fingerprint scanner.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 2, 2019

Apple Says Solution For FaceTime Eavesdropping Bug Won't Come Till Next Week

Apple announced that the update that will fix the FaceTime bug will arrive by next week. The flaw allowed users to eavesdrop to other members who didn't answer the call.

Apple February 2, 2019

Apple TV 4K And AirPods Sold At Cost, HomePod At Loss: Report

According to Daring Fireball's John Gruber, Apple sells its Apple TV 4K and AirPods at cost and the HomePod at a loss. He also says that the company's products aren't overpriced, just 'too good of a product.'

Apple February 1, 2019

Your Phone's Battery Might Not Survive Extreme Temperatures: How To Prevent It From Shutting Down

Frosty weather is here again, courtesy of the polar vortex. It’s important to keep yourself warm, but your device needs some protection from the cold, too.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 1, 2019

Apple Working On Triple-Camera iPhone With A USB-C Port

An iPhone with three cameras will reportedly be released this year. Plus, Apple is apparently testing USB Type-C versions of the entire 2019 iPhone lineup.

Apple January 31, 2019

Apple Music Subscribers No Longer Have To Pay For Wi-Fi On American Airlines

Apple just partnered with an airline to give you this free perk. Starting Feb. 1, frequent American Airlines fliers who are also Apple Music subscribers can stream their playlists without paying for Wi-Fi.

Apple January 31, 2019

Apple Bans Controversial Facebook Research App, Says It's A 'Clear Breach Of Agreement'

Apple has blocked Facebook’s enterprise certificates after an app that harvests users’ data was uncovered. The tech company’s move has also affected beta versions of other Facebook-owned apps.

Security January 31, 2019

iOS 12.2 Beta Points To A Possible 7th-Gen iPod Touch And New iPads

New iPads and a 7th-gen iPod Touch are possibly coming soon. These reports come after codes from the iOS 12.2 Beta seem to refer to the rumored devices.

Apple January 29, 2019

Major FaceTime Bug Lets You Listen To Audio Before The Person Accepts Your Call

A bug has been discovered in FaceTime that leaves recipients vulnerable to spying. Apple has acknowledged the issue and said it’ll release a fix shortly.

Apple January 29, 2019

Rumor: Apple Working On Netflix-Like Video Game Streaming Service

Apple is rumored to be meeting developers for a potential cloud-based video game streaming service. Details are scarce, but it’ll apparently work similarly to Netflix.

Apple January 29, 2019

Apple Wants To Prevent Apps From Tricking Users Into Signing Up For Subscriptions

Apple is putting a stop to deceptive iOS apps that trick users into subscriptions. Developers now have to make the pricing and terms of purchase on their apps crystal clear to users.

Apple January 28, 2019

Apple To Sell Budget iPads Soon, But Without Face ID

There are references in the code for iOS 12.2 that suggests Apple will soon release a new low-cost iPad. But don’t expect it to have premium features such as slimmer bezels and Face ID.

Apple January 28, 2019

New iPad Mini 5, 10-Inch iPad Could Be In Apple's Pipeline

Apple could soon launch new iPad models in March. The company made two filings for 'tablet computers' recently, and they're believed to be the iPad mini 5 and 10-inch iPad.

Apple January 25, 2019

Microsoft Office Finally Comes To Mac App Store

As Microsoft promised, Office 365 subscriptions are now available on the Mac App Store. The package was previously available to download from Microsoft’s website, but now the process is integrated into one seamless experience.

Microsoft January 25, 2019

Hands-Free ‘Hey Siri’ Voice Commands Reportedly Included In Second-Gen AirPods

The first beta of iOS 12.2 hints that AirPods 2 is coming soon. A refresh of Apple’s ultra-popular wireless headphones, which came out over two years ago, is long overdue.

Apple January 25, 2019

Apple May Soon Be Making Its Own Batteries

Apple hired a Samsung SDI official who used to be in charge of new innovations of battery technology. This left people asking if the Cupertino, California-based company is eyeing an in-house production of batteries.

Apple January 25, 2019

Battery Wearable Strap Air.Wear Promises To Fix AirPods Issues

A wearable battery strap for the AirPods called Air.Wear is up on Indiegogo. Aiming to 'replace the case,' it promises added portability and to fully charge the wireless earbuds up to four times.

Apple January 24, 2019

Apple Thinks iPhone Demand Will Increase Because Of Climate Change: Wait, What?

Global warming will make people realize iPhones are super useful, which will increase their demand. It’s not just Apple that stands to benefit in this global disaster, though.

Apple January 24, 2019

iPhone Will Say Goodbye To LCD In 2020: Hello, OLED

Apple will move to OLED displays come 2020, according to a new report. That means no more iPhone models with LCDs in two years, and perhaps no more ‘budget’ models, either.

Apple January 23, 2019

Apple MacBook ‘Flexgate’ Problem: Are You Affected?

Apple now potentially faces a new controversy nicknamed ‘flexgate.’ It refers to MacBook Pro models 2016 and above whose displays worsen overtime and show uneven, spotted backlighting.

Apple January 23, 2019

Apple's Contest Can Put Your iPhone Photo On A Billboard

iPhone users may have a chance to get their photos that were taken via Apple smartphones to be featured in billboards and other marketing channels of the tech company. Entries should be submitted on or before Feb. 7.

Feature | Tech January 22, 2019

Apple's Giving Program Donated Over $125M To Organizations Worldwide In 2018

Through its Giving program, Apple has donated more than $125 million to organizations across the world in 2018. Since the charitable effort started eight years ago, it has raised over $365 million for nonprofits as well.

Apple January 21, 2019

Apple's New iPad Pro Videos Show 'A New Way' To Get Things Done

Apple is showing iPad Pro users 'a new way' to do things with the tablet, from hosting a podcast to making a presentation. It uploaded five new videos that highlight the capabilities and features of the device.

Apple January 18, 2019

Turns Out The iPhone X Can Fit Into The iPhone XS Battery Case Just Fine

Apple says the new iPhone XS Smart Battery Case isn't compatible with the iPhone X. However, after a few tests here and there, it can actually work with the older iPhone.

Apple January 16, 2019

Apple Releases Battery Cases With Wireless Charging Support For The iPhone XS, XS Max, And XR

Apple is rolling out three new battery cases for its latest iPhone lineup. Called the Smart Battery, they are designed to extend the battery life of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR.

Apple January 15, 2019

Apple Couldn't Use Qualcomm Chips For 2018 iPhones Because Qualcomm Refused To Sell Them

Apple chief operating officer Jeff Williams reveals that the Cupertino brand wanted to use Qualcomm modems for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. However, the chipmaker refused to sell them.

Apple January 14, 2019

Remember Apple's AirPower Charging Pad? It Could Finally Launch Soon

Apple could be nearly ready to launch its AirPower. Rumors say that at least one supplier of the wireless charging mat has begun production and that the company will release it soon.

Apple January 13, 2019

iPhone 11 Rumored To Feature Wi-Fi 6, Which Is 30 Percent Faster Than The Current Standard

The next line of iPhones to be unveiled in September will support the latest Wi-Fi standard, Wi-Fi 6. At least according to a Barclays forecast, that is.

Apple January 12, 2019

Chinese Retailers Cut Down iPhone Prices Due To Weak Demand

Local resellers in China are giving away huge discounts on iPhones as Chinese consumers continue to go for cost-effective and feature-rich alternatives. Are the latest iPhones still worth the cost?

Apple January 12, 2019

Apple Plans To Release 3 New iPhones This Year

Apple will be launching three new iPhones this year, with one succeeding the iPhone XR, reports said. The highest-end will have three rear cameras, while the other two, dual lens.

Apple January 12, 2019

Why New TVs At CES 2019 Are Suddenly Announcing Apple AirPlay 2, HomeKit, And iTunes Support

It’s pretty uncharacteristic of Apple to allow HomeKit, AirPlay 2, and iTunes to run on rival manufacturers’ devices. But there’s one simple reason it’s doing it.

CES 2019 January 9, 2019

Cheaper Withings Smartwatch That Can Check Heart Rythm Patterns Rivals Apple Watch

Withings recently introduced the Move ECG, a cheaper contender of the Apple Watch. It will sell for almost half the price of the more popular heart rate detector.

Wearable Tech January 7, 2019

Apple Mocks Android’s Security Issues At CES 2019 With A Massive Billboard

Apple is a regular absentee from each CES event. This time, however, it decided to make an appearance by putting up a billboard that mocks Android and its many security issues.

Apple January 7, 2019

Apple iTunes Will Soon Be Available On Samsung TVs

Samsung TV models from 2018 and 2019 are going to have a dedicated iTunes app that will enable users to access their content and purchase from the Store. AirPlay 2 will also be available to select countries as well.

Apple January 6, 2019

Huawei Sends A New Year’s Tweet — From An iPhone

Huawei wished everyone a Happy New Year in 2019 by tweeting from an iPhone. The social media employees involved have since been allegedly demoted, and their salaries have also been reduced.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 5, 2019

Cyber Researcher Who Claims To Have Bypassed Apple's Face ID Cancels Public Talk

After claiming to have bypassed Apple's Face ID, a security researcher withdraws from his scheduled presentation about the matter. This was at the request of his employer, which called the work 'misleading.'

Security January 3, 2019

Tim Cook: Apple Could Lose $9 Billion In iPhone Sales Over Weak Demand

Apple has revised its forecast for Q1, dropping the original number by $9 billion. Cook cites weakened iPhone demand, particularly in China and other developed markets, as the reason for underwhelming sales.

Apple January 3, 2019

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