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Apple Is Offering Free Repairs For MacBooks With Broken Keyboards

Apple is offering an extended keyboard repair program for MacBook owners suffering from issues with their butterfly-style keyboards. It covers all MacBooks purchased not more than four years ago.

Apple June 23, 2018

GarageBand Update Brings New Loops, Instruments, And Free Artist Lessons

Apple released a new update for its music creation software GarageBand. The new update brings a host of new sounds, loops, and instruments, and also offers Artist Lessons for free.

Apple June 23, 2018

Apple Reportedly Thought Of Killing The Lightning Connector On iPhone X

Even though Apple’s wireless ambitions are high, to the point where it almost didn’t include a Lightning port on the iPhone X, questions still loom about Apple’s AirPower wireless charging pad, which is slated to be released this year.

Apple June 22, 2018

Apple And Samsung Back Standard For Opening Car Doors With Smartphones, Not Keys

The Car Connectivity Consortium is a group that brings together car makers and tech companies. It announced new technology that sets the standard for opening car doors with a smartphone.

Car Tech June 22, 2018

Thieves Steal $100K Worth Of Apple Products From Georgia Best Buy

A brazen group of thieves decided to pull a Mission Impossible-inspired heist when they stole from a Georgia Best Buy. The thieves ran off with various Apple products, including iPads, iPhones, and MacBooks.

Gadgets June 20, 2018

Australia Slaps Apple With $9M Fine For Misleading Users About 'Error 53' Bug

Apple misled consumers about its Error 53 iOS bug that bricked devices, and now, it has to pay. An Australia federal court hit Apple with an AU$9 million fine, or about US$6.8 million.

Apple June 20, 2018

Deeper Siri Support For Sonos Speakers: It’s Up To Apple, Says CEO

It’s possible for Sonos devices, including its soundbar and Sonos One speaker, to get full Siri support. It’s just up to Apple to decide if that’s ever going to happen.

Apple June 18, 2018

iOS 12 Screen Time Feature Will Show You Use Your iPhone Too Much

Screen Time, one of the new iOS 12 features, will surprise people by showing them how much they use their iPhone. Even Apple CEO Tim Cook was surprised by the incredibly detailed information provided by Screen Time.

Apple June 18, 2018

Can A Waymo Engineer Help Apple’s Allegedly Behind-Schedule Autonomous Driving Project?

By hiring Waymo and NASA engineer Jaime Waydo, Apple’s self-driving software project gains a speed boost. With her expertise, she could reorient Apple’s problematic venture into autonomous driving.

Apple June 16, 2018

AT&T Offers iPhone X BOGO Deal For Father's Day Weekend

AT&T confirmed its Father's Day weekend promotion that will run until June 19. The new Buy One Get One offer includes the iPhone X, which can be irresistible to many buyers.

Apple June 16, 2018

It's Not Just You: Apple Maps Is Down For Everyone Across All Platforms [Update: Resolved]

Apple has confirmed that Apple Maps is down for everyone worldwide, on all platforms. The company is working on the issue and should come up with a fix soon enough.

Apps/Software June 16, 2018

Oprah Winfrey Signs Contract With Apple To Create Original Content

Media icon Oprah Winfrey has signed an undisclosed deal to collaborate with Apple. The Daytime Emmy-winning talk show host will create exclusive content for the technology company’s vast content library.

Celebrities June 15, 2018

Apple To Make Cheaper iPhones With LCD Screens Because That's What Customers Want

Apple wants to revise its plans for the next iPhone. Instead of expensive phones with OLED screens, it will focus more on cheaper phones with LCD screens because of sales forecasts.

Apple June 15, 2018

South Korean Carrier Sells New Apple iPhone 3GS, And Everyone's Asking Why

A South Korean publication reported that a local carrier plans to resell original stock of the Apple’s ancient iPhone 3GS model. The phone, which Apple introduced in 2009, will retail for a mere $40.

Apple June 15, 2018

Apple's USB Restricted Mode To Make Cracking iPhones Harder For Criminals, Police

Apple has outed the upcoming USB Restricted Mode, and it'll give criminals a tougher time breaking into iPhones. However, in the same vein, law enforcement will also face the same difficulties.

Apple June 13, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Topped Smartphone Sales In April, Surpassing The iPhone X

Counterpoint Research released its top 10 best-selling smartphones for April 2018, and Samsung grabbed the first two spots with its Galaxy S9 Plus and Galaxy S9. The iPhone X slipped to the third position.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 13, 2018

The Days Of Getting Bitcoins On iPhones Are Over: Apple Bans Cryptocurrency Mining

Apple updated its developer guidelines to prohibit cryptocurrency mining on all Apple platforms. It also revealed other new general rules for digital currencies.

Apple June 12, 2018

Every Apple Watch Is Defective, And Apple Knew About The Flaw From The Start, Lawsuit Alleges

A lawsuit has been filed against Apple, alleging that all models of the Apple Watch have the same defect. It claims that the screen of the wearable can crack, shatter, or detach 'through no fault of the wearer.'

Apple June 8, 2018

Here’s How To Enable Amazon Alexa On Your Apple Watch

Those tired of Siri on their Apple Watch can download Voice in a Can, a standalone app that lets users access Alexa to take advantage of smart home features. Get it while it’s still available.

Wearable Tech June 8, 2018

Apple Watch Now Able To Detect Parkinson's Disease Symptoms

The Apple Watch will now be able to monitor Parkinson's disease symptoms, through a new API that Apple added to its ResearchKit framework. The API was announced at WWDC 2018, where Apple also unveiled watchOS 5 for the Apple Watch.

Apple June 7, 2018

Try Before You Buy: Free Trials Finally Coming To Mac, iOS App Store

Apple finally introduces free trials on paid apps for the App Store. With the feature implemented, customers will be able to try the full version of their favorite apps before deciding if it’s worth spending the full price for.

Apple June 7, 2018

Apple Still Hates The Idea Of A Touchscreen MacBook, And Here’s Why

Apple software SVP Craig Federighi thinks Microsoft Surface devices are nothing more than experiments. In other words, don’t expect Apple to release a touchscreen MacBook anytime soon.

Apple June 6, 2018

New App Store Rules Open iOS To Valve's Steam Link, Other Remote Mirroring Apps

New App Store rules may mean that Valve's Steam Link will soon arrive to the iOS. The remote mirroring app will be allowed as long as Steam purchases are processed on desktop PCs, not on iPhones or iPads.

Apple June 6, 2018

Live Listen Feature Coming To Apple AirPods Via iOS 12: Here’s What It Does

AirPods will get Live Listen once iOS 12 rolls out. It turns the phone into a directional microphone, allowing users to hear a single source of sound even around noisy environments.

Apple June 6, 2018

Can't Wait For iOS 12 Release Date? Here's How To Install The Beta Version Now

After being showcased during the WWDC 2018, Apple reveals that iOS 12 is scheduled to come out in September. Users who are willing to try out the beta version of the software can do so now with a couple of steps.

Apple June 6, 2018

Apple Announces New Health Records App Development Software For iPhones

Apple invited developers and researchers to expand their digital health community by creating new apps through its Health Records API. iOS users will be able to store their medical records in this new app.

Apple June 5, 2018

iOS 12 Best Features iPhone And iPad Users Will Love

Apple announced a host of new features that will be coming to the iPhone and iPad with the iOS 12 update. Some of the best improvements include group FaceTime, group notifications, and Screen Time.

Apple June 5, 2018

Apple SwiftShot: A Slingshot Game That Showcases Multiplayer Augmented Reality

Apple demonstrated SwiftShot, a multiplayer augmented reality app, at WWDC 2018. The competitive slingshot game, however, is just one of the many possible applications for the updated ARKit and should inspire developers to experiment with multi-user augmented reality.

Apple June 5, 2018

Apple Throws Epic Shade At Facebook With New Anti-Tracking Features On Safari

Though it has barely recovered from its data scandal, Facebook has now become the latest target of some serious shade-throwing. At the WWDC, it seemed as though Apple was criticizing Facebook as it demonstrated new anti-tracking features in Safari.

Apple June 5, 2018

Apple Unveils macOS Mojave: Dark Mode, All-New App Store, Stacks, And More

macOS Mojave, the next major macOS update, is launching this fall. It brings a number of much-needed improvements, including Stacks, Group FaceTime, a redesigned Mac App Store, and more.

Apple June 5, 2018

5 Best New Apple Watch Features In watchOS 5, Including The New Walkie-Talkie Mode

Apple revealed that watchOS 5 will include new features on the Apple Watch. Users can expect a new walkie-talkie mode, new fitness-tracking features, and a podcast app.

Apple June 4, 2018

Apple Music Web Player Now Allows Subscribers To Log In And Play Full Songs

The Apple Music web player generated by widgets provided by the service was recently upgraded to allow subscribers to sign in and playback full songs and albums. Does this mean that a dedicated Apple Music web client is coming soon?

Apple June 4, 2018

Apple Watch Distracted Driving Case: Woman Found Guilty For Checking Time

A woman failed to move her vehicle when the light turned green because she was checking the time on her Apple Watch. Despite her arguments, she was found guilty of distracted driving.

Apple June 4, 2018

Apple Secret Lab In Oregon Starts Working On Mac Processors To Replace Intel Chips

Apple has quietly opened a secret laboratory in Oregon, where work has started on custom Mac processors to replace Intel chips. The initiative, named Project Kalamata, is expected to begin by 2020.

Apple June 2, 2018

Apple WWDC 2018: No New MacBooks Or iPad Pros, But There Might Be A Redesigned Apple Watch

At this year’s WWDC, Apple might focus on software. That means no new MacBook and iPad Pro models will be announced, but don’t worry — Apple is already working on those, reports say.

Apple June 1, 2018

Apple Blocks Telegram Updates Worldwide After Messaging App Banned In Russia

Apple has blocked the iOS updates for Telegram since mid-April, when the messaging service was banned in Russia. The app only has issues with the Russian government, but Apple is preventing the Telegram updates across the world.

Apple June 1, 2018

Apple Music Prepares To Launch Global Publishing Division

Apple Music is expanding its global outreach in the music industry by adding a publishing division. Elena Segal is expected to become Apple Music’s Global Director of Music Publishing.

Apple May 30, 2018

Elgato Elevates Lawn Care Through Apple HomeKit-Powered Hose Controller

Elgato Systems just revealed that a new smart device that could improve homeowners’ backyard. Eve Aqua is a HomeKit device that allows them to control their garden sprinklers through various Apple devices.

Gadgets May 29, 2018

Next iPhone X, 'iPhone X Plus', And New 6.1-inch iPhone Model To Sport OLED Display: Report

Apple has reportedly decided to ditch LCD screens for OLED displays in all three of its iPhone models planned for release next year. The news sent shares of Apple's main supplier, Japan Display, tumbling by 10 percent.

Apple May 29, 2018

Apple To Launch Triple-Lens Camera For iPhone In 2019, Analyst Says

Apple will launch a triple-lens camera iPhone next year, according to Deutsche Securities analyst Jialin Lu. Apple will further support augmented reality with the feature, which will be copied from the popular Huawei P20 Pro.

Apple May 29, 2018

Valve Says Apple Rejected Its Steam Link iOS App Because Of 'Business Conflicts'

Apple blocked the Steam Link app's release on the iOS App Store. According to Valve, it was because of business conflicts with the app guidelines.

Apps/Software May 29, 2018

Apple Apparently Working On ARM-Based Hybrid Touchscreen Devices Codenamed ‘Star’

Apple could release an ARM-based Mac hybrid as soon as 2020. This device is apparently just one of a new family of devices Apple is developing under the codename Star.

Apple May 28, 2018

iOS 12 Will Open Up NFC Capabilities, Like Unlocking Doors Using Your iPhone

The next major iOS update will finally make NFC chips on iPhones more useful. A rumored software update, which is already being used in the Apple HQ, will allow iPhones to unlock doors and pay for transit fares.

Apple May 28, 2018

Apple Is Working On A New Type Of Flexible Hinge For Its MacBooks

Apple is working on a new hinge design for the MacBook, as new patent additions suggest. This design will allow the MacBook to be created from a single rigid material, which is kind of similar to the Microsoft Surface Book.

Apple May 28, 2018

Apple Starts Mass Production Of 7-NM A12 Chips For New iPhones

Apple has reportedly begun mass-producing its new A12 chips. The 7-nm processors will bring new improvements to the next generation of iPhones, including faster apps, better storage, and more efficient batteries.

Apple May 26, 2018

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