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  • newApple Releases iOS 17.5.1 With Fix for Reappearing Photos Bug
    Apple today released iOS 17.5.1 and iPadOS 17.5.1, minor updates to the iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 operating system updates that came out last September. The 17.5.1 updates come a week after the launch of iOS 17.5 and iPadOS 17.5.iOS 17.5.1 and iPadOS 17.5.1 can be downloaded on eligible iPhones and iPads over-the-air by going to Settings > General > Software Update.According to Apple's release notes, the updates include a fix for an issue that could cause images to reappear in the Photos li…
    - 2 hours ago 20 May 24, 10:41pm -
  • newAmazon Takes $149 Off Every Model of Apple's 13-Inch M3 MacBook Air, Starting at $949.99
    Amazon today has every model of the 13-inch M3 MacBook Air on sale at new all-time low prices, starting at $949.99 for the 256GB model, down from $1,099.00. Every deal in this sale requires you to clip an on-page coupon and head to the checkout screen in order to see the final discounted price.Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.You can also get both 512GB mode…
    - 4 hours ago 20 May 24, 8:51pm -
  • newApple COO Jeff Williams Reportedly Visits Taiwan to Secure 2nm Chips
    Apple Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams has visited Taiwan to secure supply of TSMC's upcoming 2nm chips, Economic Daily News reports.The visit apparently involved a meeting between Williams and TSMC President Wei Zhejia to discuss custom AI chips and ensure that Apple will be able to access the chipmaker's 2nm manufacturing process, which is set to begin production in 2025. The iPhone 15 Pro is powered by the A17 Pro chip, which is manufactured with TSMC's 3nm process. This proces…
    - 5 hours ago 20 May 24, 7:46pm -
  • newSamsung Launches New Summer Sale With Major Savings Sitewide, Including Smart Monitor M8 for $349.99
    Samsung is hosting new "Discover Samsung" sale this week, which includes discounts on multiple product lines sitewide. The popular ViewFinity S9 5K Smart Monitor and Smart Monitor M8 are both discounted during this sale, but you'll also find sales on storage, audio, TVs, smartphones, and home appliances.Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Samsung. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.As with previous sale…
    - 5 hours ago 20 May 24, 7:30pm -
  • newApple Responds to Huawei Threat by Slashing iPhone 15 Prices in China
    Apple has launched another round of steep discounts on iPhone 15 models in mainland China, in a bid to boost sales in its biggest smartphone market and counter a strong showing by Huawei.The discounts run from May 20 to May 28 and are steeper than the price cuts that Apple introduced in February. For example, on its official store on Alibaba Group's Tmall site, Apple is offering discounts of up to 2,300 yuan ($318) on select models. A top-of-the-line 256GB iPhone 15 Pro Max can now be…
    - 7 hours ago 20 May 24, 5:16pm -
  • newiPhone SE 4 With Face ID Said to Be Priced Below $500
    Apple is targeting a sub-$500 starting price for its upcoming fourth-generation iPhone SE model despite a raft of rumored upgrades coming to the more affordable device.According to leaker Revegnus on X, the U.S. launch price of the fourth-generation iPhone SE will either remain at the same $429 starting price as the current model, or will see an increase of around 10%. Either way, Apple's intention is to keep the price below $500. Last week, The Information reported that Apple plans to…
    - 8 hours ago 20 May 24, 4:13pm -
  • newApple Promotion Boosts iPhone Trade-In Values for a Limited Time
    Apple today launched a limited-time promotion that increases the trade-in values for select iPhone models in the United States when customers buy a new iPhone.The promotion lasts from today until June 3, and means anyone trading in their existing iPhone 11 or newer will get more money knocked off the price of a new iPhone. As you can see from some of the new trade-in values below, the adjustments are slight, but the promotion still means more credit toward an upgrade than customers would h…
    - 9 hours ago 20 May 24, 3:04pm -
  • iOS 18 to Use AI to Summarize Notifications, Add to Calendar, and More
    Apple is poised to unveil an auto-summarization feature for notifications as part of a series of new artificial intelligence features in iOS 18, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman.In today's edition of his "Power On" newsletter, Gurman provided more detail about what to expect from Apple's first major move into generative AI at its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference:As part of the changes, the company will improve Siri's voice capabilities, giving it a more conversational feel, and…
    - 1 day ago 20 May 24, 12:07am -
  • iPhone 16 Lineup Rumored to Come in These Two New Colors
    Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo today outlined his expectations for the iPhone 16 lineup's color options, revealing that two new colors should replace two of the existing shades.Kuo outlined his expectations in a post on X (formerly Twitter) earlier today. He believes that the iPhone 16 Pro and ‌iPhone 16 Pro‌ Max will be available in black, white or silver, gray or "Natural Titanium," and rose. This effectively means that the iPhone 15 Pro's Blue Titanium option will be discontinued and re…
    - 1 day ago 19 May 24, 11:38pm -
  • AirTag With New Chip and Improved Location Tracking Due Next Year
    Apple's next-generation AirTag item tracker is on track to launch in mid-2025, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports.In his latest "Power On" newsletter, Gurman discussed Apple's work on the next-generation version of the ‌AirTag‌, codenamed "B589." Apple is currently completing manufacturing tests with partners in Asia and the new item tracker is still timetabled to launch around the middle of next year. The new model will apparently feature an upgraded chip and enhanced location tracking c…
    - 1 day ago 19 May 24, 5:58pm -
  • Gurman: No New Mac Studio and Mac Pro Until Mid-2025
    Apple will not refresh the Mac Studio and Mac Pro with next-generation high-end chips until the middle of 2025, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman.In the latest edition of his "Power On" newsletter, Gurman said that Apple's current schedule does not include the launch of new ‌Mac Studio‌ and ‌Mac Pro‌ models until the middle of next year. Apple last updated the ‌Mac Studio‌ and ‌Mac Pro‌ with M2-series chips at WWDC in 2023, meaning that they could go around 24 months wit…
    - 1 day ago 19 May 24, 5:45pm -
  • iFixit Shares 13-Inch iPad Pro and Apple Pencil Pro Teardown Video
    The popular repair website iFixit today shared a video with teardowns of the new 13-inch iPad Pro and the Apple Pencil Pro. The website praised the inclusion of adhesive pull tabs for the battery cells in the new iPad Pro, as they make repairs easier.We already shared another iPad Pro teardown video, so the look inside the Apple Pencil Pro is the novel aspect here. Key hardware changes introduced with the Apple Pencil Pro include a gyroscope that allows you to rotate the accessory for prec…
    - 2 days ago 18 May 24, 7:01pm -
  • Top Stories: New iPads Launch, Apple Previews iOS 18 Accessibility Features, and More
    The new iPads are here! Following their unveiling at last week's "Let Loose" Apple event, the new iPad Pro and iPad Air models launched this week alongside the Apple Pencil Pro and revamped Magic Keyboard, bringing the first updates to Apple's iPad lineup in over 18 months.This week also saw the release of iOS 17.5 and related operating system updates, while Apple previewed some clever new accessibility features coming later this year and we got an intriguing rumor about the 2025 iPhone li…
    - 2 days ago 18 May 24, 6:30pm -
  • Turn a Video into a GIF on iPhone and iPad
    Animated GIFs have become a staple of the internet. Invented in 1987, the looping, soundless video clips can be found everywhere online, from social media networks to messaging platforms. They're often used to express emotions, communicate ideas, or just make people laugh. Because they are so short, GIF files are quick to load and they play automatically, so they communicate what you want instantaneously and without effort on the viewer's part. What's more, thanks to Apple's Shortcuts app,…
    - 2 days ago 18 May 24, 2:15pm -
  • Apple Prepares to Launch Vision Pro in UK, Canada, and Other Countries
    Apple will soon begin selling the Vision Pro in additional markets outside the U.S., according to Bloomberg, and Mark Gurman today reports that the United Kingdom and Canada are included in the list of countries where the headset is next set to launch.Gurman's update corroborates the exact same list of countries for the next Vision Pro launches that MacRumors revealed back in March. They include: Australia Canada China France Germany Japan Singapore…
    - 2 days ago 18 May 24, 2:05pm -
  • Apple to Increase Old iPhone Trade-In Values for iPhone 15 Customers
    Apple for a limited time will increase the trade-in value for older iPhones when customers buy any iPhone 15 model in the U.S. and Canada.Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports that Apple will soon boost the credit paid for older iPhones when customers buy an iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, or iPhone 15 Pro Max.The offer does not apply to other devices in Apple's smartphone lineup, including the iPhone 14, iPhone 13, and iPhone SE (4th generation). Gurman did not mention the new…
    - 2 days ago 18 May 24, 1:19pm -
  • 'iPhone 17 Slim' Could Move Rear Cameras to Top Center in Biggest Redesign Since iPhone X
    The Information today reported that Apple plans to release an all-new, high-end iPhone 17 model next year, and there was one detail that is worth singling out: the rear cameras could be relocated to the "top center" of the device.Google's Pixel 8 ProThe rear camera system on the iPhone has been positioned in the top-left corner of the device since the original 2007 model, so the cameras being moved to the top center of the device would be a notable change. Some popular Android smartphones…
    - 3 days ago 18 May 24, 3:30am -
  • Apple Shares 2023 App Store Transparency Report
    Apple today published its second annual App Store Transparency Report [PDF], highlighting details like the number of apps that were rejected during the year, the number of customer and developer accounts deactivated, the number of apps removed from the ‌App Store‌, and more.In 2023, there were 1,870,119 total apps available, and Apple reviewed 6,892,500 app submissions. 1,763,812 apps were rejected, with performance, design, and legal listed as the top reasons why an app wasn't approve…
    - 3 days ago 18 May 24, 2:50am -
  • When to Expect the Next iPhone SE to Launch
    It has been over two years since Apple released the third-generation iPhone SE, and rumors continue to surface about a new model.The latest word comes from The Information, which today reported that Apple plans to release a new iPhone SE with a design similar to the standard iPhone 14 in the spring of 2025. If this rumor is accurate, the iPhone SE would finally gain Face ID and a notch instead of Touch ID and a Home button, along with a larger 6.1-inch display. Other rumored features for t…
    - 3 days ago 18 May 24, 2:33am -
  • Game Boy Emulator 'Delta' for iPhone Updates App Icon After Adobe 'Threatened Legal Action'
    The developers behind the popular Game Boy emulator Delta for the iPhone said they updated the app's icon today to avoid potential legal action from Adobe.Delta's new app icon (left) and Adobe's logo (right)"Adobe threatened legal action unless we changed our app icon — so we did," say the release notes for the latest version of Delta on the App Store.Delta's former icon does look like a mirrored version of Adobe's logo, which is a registered trademark in the U.S. and other countries…
    - 3 days ago 18 May 24, 1:45am -

9to5 Mac Apple News

  • newWill you buy an ultra-thin iPhone 17 if battery life is reduced? [Poll]
    We learned new details about what Apple may ship as the new high-end iPhone in 2025 with a redesigned ultra-thin form factor. But with that change, we could see shorter battery life, particularly compared to the Pro Max model. Would an ultra-thin design be worth it to you at the expense of a smaller battery? more…
    - 2 hours ago 20 May 24, 10:04pm -
  • newGaming emulator apps are best played with one of these iOS-supported game controllers
    Game emulator apps are having a moment on the iPhone and iPad. Thanks to a recent App Store rule change, Apple is now permitting retro gaming emulators on its devices, and developers have wasted no time meeting the pent-up market demand.Retro gaming was never meant to happen on touch displays, though. These games were designed with a physical controller in mind.Here are some of the best iOS-compatible game controllers to elevate your gaming experience. more…
    - 2 hours ago 20 May 24, 9:55pm -
  • newMacBook Air M3 16GB 13-inch down at $1,350, M2 Mac mini, early Memorial Day Apple deals, more
    Your Monday collection of the best Apple gear deals is now ready to go. Alongside a host of big-time early Memorial Day offers in our roundup and ongoing discounts on the new M4 iPad Pro and M2 iPad Air, today’s deals are headlined by Apple’s maxed-out 13-inch M3 MacBook Air. Loaded with a 512GB SSD and 16GB of memory, you can score this one down at $1,350 alongside the return of $100 price drops on the latest M2/Pro Mac mini models. You’ll also find an exclusive all-time low for 9to5 read…
    - 3 hours ago 20 May 24, 9:22pm -
  • newMacWhisper 8 debuts with new video player, WhisperKit models, ChatGPT 4o support
    MacWhisper is a super useful utility for quickly transcribing spoken audio on the Mac. Version 8 is launching today with new features around video, speed, AI, and more. more…
    - 3 hours ago 20 May 24, 9:00pm -
  • newiPhone should be rebranded, says the man behind the i prefix
    The man responsible for the i prefix in Apple products says that the convention is now meaningless, and that the iPhone should be rebranded.That would see a change of name for the iPhone, iPad, and iMac – a transition which Apple accidentally began back in 2007 … more…
    - 4 hours ago 20 May 24, 8:24pm -
  • newApple heavily discounting iPhones in China – up to $318 off
    With Chinese brand Huawei having risen from the ashes, a new report describes Apple heavily discounting iPhones in the country, offering up to $318 off the iPhone 15 Pro Max as it seeks to compete.The latest round of discounts are much higher than those offered back in February, and really throws into contrast the US offer of slightly better trade-in values on older phones … more…
    - 5 hours ago 20 May 24, 7:38pm -
  • newSecret meeting between Apple and TSMC reported, possibly to reserve all 2nm capacity
    A new report says that there was a “secret meeting” between Apple chief operating officer Jeff Williams and the company’s exclusive chipmaker TSMC.It’s being speculated that the meeting may have been to agree a deal for Apple to reserve all of TSMC’s 2nm capacity, in the same way it reportedly did with 3nm tech … more…
    - 5 hours ago 20 May 24, 7:05pm -
  • newTikTok buyout could cost $100B – and won’t include the algorithm
    A TikTok buyout by an American company appears to be the only way for the app to survive in the US, and potentially in Europe too. But potential buyers could find themselves paying a lot of money and not getting the one thing they really want: the algorithm.Real-estate billionaire Frank McCourt and former Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin are among those who have confirmed they are planning bids for the app … more…
    - 6 hours ago 20 May 24, 6:19pm -
  • newYou know your forged eBay listing isn’t going well when Apple’s longest-serving employee debunks it
    A forged eBay listing of an alleged pass for employee #10, together with a hand-drawn map of Apple’s first campus, seemed superficially convincing, until some started questioning a few of the details. The question of its authenticity was then resolved by a man who really ought to know … more…
    - 7 hours ago 20 May 24, 5:23pm -
  • newiPad storage list: Capacity specs for every model
    Curious how much storage Apple has put in its iPads over the years or how much storage your current iPad has? Read along for a look at the complete iPad storage list for what capacities come with every iPad model. more…
    - 7 hours ago 20 May 24, 5:00pm -
  • newCanada and UK in line for first Vision Pro international rollout – Gurman
    We’re expecting the first stage of the Vision Pro international rollout to happen soon after WWDC, and there have been pointers to some specific countries. Canada and the UK are now said to be includedm after some earlier uncertainty.There have so far been a number of clues to Apple’s plans for the next countries in line for launch, after the US … more…
    - 8 hours ago 20 May 24, 4:48pm -
  • newApple launches iPhone trade in promotion, get boosted credit for a new iPhone for a limited time
    Apple has launched a limited time promotion, offering boosted trade in values when buying a new iPhone. From now until June 3, customers trading in their iPhone 11 or newer at the Apple Store can get extra credit towards the purchase of their new phone.The value of the promotion isn’t that dramatic, however. Depending on model, the trade-in amounts have increased by approximately $10-$30 as part of this promotion. more…
    - 10 hours ago 20 May 24, 1:56pm -
  • newSecond-generation AirTag again rumored to be announced in 2025
    It’s been three years since Apple introduced , its item tracker that integrates with Apple devices. However, little has been heard about Apple’s plans for a new generation except that it should arrive by 2025. Now we have more details on what to expect from the second-generation . more…
    - 23 hours ago 20 May 24, 1:44am -
  • Security Bite: Most common macOS malware in 2024 so far
    It is a long-standing misconception that Macs are impervious to malware. Unfortunately, this has never been the case. While Apple might hope people continue to overlook the severity, Mac users continue to be caught off guard by cybercriminals’ advanced attack methods. Below, you can find the most common macOS malware in 2024 so far…9to5Mac Security Bite is exclusively brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Making Apple devices work-ready and enterprise-safe is al…
    - 1 day ago 19 May 24, 11:20pm -
  • Kuo: iPhone 16 Pro to add new rose titanium color, replacing blue
    Corroborating previous reports, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo today tweeted his expectations for the iPhone 16 color lineup. For the Pro series, the blue titanium is being replaced by a new rose color.In sum, that would make the new Pro lineup composed of black, white/silver, rose and natural titanium options. For the base iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus, Kuo expects black, white, green, pink, and blue colorways. more…
    - 1 day ago 19 May 24, 9:47pm -
  • iFixit teardown reveals big change for the M4 iPad Pro’s repairability
    Thanks to teardowns and durability (bend) testing, we’re learning a lot about the new ultra-thin iPad Pro’s design. Now, the folks at iFixit have performed their in-depth teardown, revealing a big internal change that could save “hours on repair times.” The video also offers our first look inside the new Apple Pencil Pro. more…
    - 2 days ago 19 May 24, 4:36am -
  • Just buy a new iPad Pro? Here are 10 accessories to upgrade the experience
    It’s a great time to be an iPad Pro user. The newest iPad Pro model comes equipped with Apple’s most advanced chip ever, the M4, plus its best display in the Ultra Retina XDR, not to mention a thinner, lighter industrial design, and more.The iPad Pro is the most versatile device Apple makes, with a host of accessories that can upgrade your day-to-day experience using the product.Here are 10 accessories that can elevate your iPad Pro game. more…
    - 2 days ago 18 May 24, 11:30pm -
  • Apple @ Work: As Ubiquiti adds phone support, they put other networking vendors on notice
    Apple @ Work is exclusively brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle is the only solution that integrates in a single professional-grade platform all the solutions necessary to seamlessly and automatically deploy, manage & protect Apple devices at work. Over 45,000 organizations trust Mosyle to make millions of Apple devices work-ready with no effort and at an affordable cost. Request your EXTENDED TRIAL today and understand why Mosyle is everything you need to work wi…
    - 2 days ago 18 May 24, 6:30pm -
  • Apple to increase trade-in credit for those buying an iPhone 15
    If you still have an iPhone 14 or older, Apple offers you credit to buy a new iPhone when you return yours to the company. Soon, Apple will increase the credit for those who give away an iPhone in the trade-in program and use the credit to buy a brand new iPhone 15. more…
    - 3 days ago 18 May 24, 6:22am -
  • How small & medium businesses can stop Mac malware in its tracks
    Some of us are old enough to remember the days when malware was strictly a Windows problem. Macs were more secure by design, but another key factor was that there weren’t enough of them in use to make Mac malware a sensible use of time for attackers.With Macs now very much a mainstream choice for consumers and businesses alike, they’ve also become a far more attractive target for cybercriminals – and Mac malware is a real and growing problem … more…
    - 3 days ago 18 May 24, 4:55am -
  • Apple makes it impossible for developers to test third-party web engines outside the EU
    Apple has made significant changes to the App Store guidelines in the European Union in order to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA) antitrust legislation. One of these changes allows developers to release iPhone web browsers with their own engine, but the company is making it difficult for developers to test their apps before releasing them to users in the EU. more…
    - 3 days ago 18 May 24, 2:11am -
  • iOS 17.5 is allegedly resurfacing pictures that were deleted years ago
    A bug in iOS 17.5 is allegedly resurfacing photos that were deleted years ago for some iPhone users, according to posts on Reddit. The affected iPhone users say that after updating to iOS 17.5 – which was released on Monday – there are a number of pictures in the Photos app that were deleted years ago.May 17, 2024 update below… more…
    - 3 days ago 18 May 24, 1:38am -
  • HomeKit Weekly: Linkind’s Matter-enabled smart plug delivers 2 HomeKit plugs for a low cost in a single box
    HomeKit smart plugs are one of the most useful smart home products you can buy. Everyone can find a use for them. They work with anything that has a 110-volt plug that auto turns on, and they’re really affordable. They’ve been around for years as well, so the hardware has become incredibly reliable as well. Linkind’s new Matter-enabled smart plug that comes in a 2-pack is an incredible value for those looking to automate multiple rooms in their home. more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 11:30pm -
  • How iPhone and Apple Watch can help protect you from hearing loss
    iPhone and Apple Watch include a wide range of valuable health features and a couple of them that don’t get much attention include measuring ambient and headphone noise levels. Read along for a look at how to protect from hearing loss by checking decibel levels on iPhone and Apple Watch. more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 10:30pm -
  • iPhone Plus going the way of the iPhone mini after final update this fall
    Earlier this month we saw a report from Jeff Pu predicting that the iPhone 16 lineup will be the last to feature a Plus model. Now a new report from The Information detailing what the high-end iPhone 17 will look like corroborates that the iPhone 16 Plus will be the last of its kind. more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 10:29pm -
  • Report: Ultra-thin iPhone coming in 2025 with new upscale form factor redesign
    Apple is planning a major, iPhone X-style redesign for one of its 2025 iPhone models, according to a new report from The Information.The report corroborates what we’ve heard from other reporting concerning a new ‘iPhone Slim’ model being in the works, but shares additional details about what to expect from the new best-in-class iPhone model coming next year. more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 10:06pm -
  • M4 iPad Pro teardown video: take a look inside Apple’s thinnest product ever
    Today YouTube channel Phone Repair Guru published a teardown video showing the ins and outs of the brand new M4 iPad Pro.Their findings highlight some of the key changes Apple introduced with its latest generation iPad Pro, as well as just how much technology is packed into the company’s thinnest product ever. more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 9:21pm -
  • Apple’s 16-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro $300 off, 13-inch M2 iPad Air $65 off, iPhone 14 Pro, and more
    Friday’s best deals on Apple gear and accessories are now ready and waiting below. We are now tracking $300 in savings on what might very well be the best 16-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro configuration alongside the best prices yet on the brand new 13-inch M2 iPad Air models. From there, we are tracking some relatively rare offers on unlocked iPhone 14 Pro models via Amazon’s Premium Renewed program, some of the best , amazing leather cases, and more. Everything is waiting below. more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 9:13pm -
  • iPad tip: Fit way more content on screen at once with this setting
    Unlike the Mac, there’s no 24-inch iPad screen size, or even a 15-inch model. Apple’s tablet tops out at 13 inches (for now), making every inch of screen real estate especially valuable.But did you know that, with one simple setting tweak, you can adjust the size of content on your iPad to fit more things on screen? more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 8:35pm -
  • How to catch iMessage impersonators with Contact Key Verification
    iOS includes an iMessage security feature called Contact Key Verification (CKV) that gives users more certainty they’re messaging with the people they think they are. Follow along for what this feature is, how it works, and how to turn on Contact Key Verification on for iMessage. more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 8:30pm -
  • Tap to Pay on iPhone continues rollout, reaching Japan
    Apple is continuing the rollout of Tap to Pay on iPhone, with Japan the latest country to allow small businesses to accept contactless payment without the need for a card terminal.In addition to expanding into more countries, we’ve also seen increasing opportunities to use the tech for both businesses and customers alike … more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 7:54pm -
  • Apple Arcade Guide: Everything available and what’s new?
    Apple Arcade launched with close to 100 titles and the service is seeing new games added almost every week with over 200 games now in the library. Follow along with our guide on all the available Apple Arcade games plus the latest releases. more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 7:26pm -
  • Touchscreen Macs: The idea that will not die
    Apple has rejected the idea of making touchscreen Macs for well over a decade now, but a recent remark by a senior company exec did appear to at least open the door to the possibility of a change of heart.Mac and iPad marketing VP Tom Boger recently responded to a question on the topic by initially appearing to stick to the usual line – but added “I can’t say we never change our mind” … more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 7:03pm -
  • iPhone 16 battery density increased; new stainless steel housing – Kuo
    A new supply-chain report says that the iPhone 16 battery will have greater energy density than that of current iPhones. This could potentially give the device a longer battery-life, though Apple may instead opt to use a smaller battery.Additionally, the report says that Apple plans to swap out the aluminum battery housing for stainless steel, which has both pros and cons … more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 4:59pm -
  • Twitter․com is now officially x․com, though with some glitches
    Elon Musk may have rebranded Twitter to X last summer, but one of the more notable contradictions was that URLs remained as twitter.com. That has finally changed today.X users accessing via the web today have seen twitter.com URLs redirect to x.com. Musk announced the migration on Twi– er, X … more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 4:27pm -
  • Apple TV+ shows and movies: Everything to watch on Apple TV Plus
    Apple TV+ offers exclusive Apple original TV shows and movies in 4K HDR quality. You can watch across all of your screens and pick up where you left off on any device. Apple TV+ costs $9.99 per month. Here’s every Apple original television show and movie available now on Apple TV+, as well as the latest trailers … more…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 3:29pm -
  • Goodnotes for iPad updated with Apple Pencil Pro support
    Along with the launch of the new and M4 iPad Pro, Apple has also introduced a new that has the same design as the Apple Pencil 2, but features new sensors and Find My support. The company has added new APIs to iPadOS so that developers can take advantage of these new features, and Goodnotes is one of the first apps to do just that. more…
    - 4 days ago 17 May 24, 9:23am -
  • Popular game emulator PPSSPP now available on the iOS App Store
    We’ve seen a lot of game emulators showing up on the App Store after Apple changed its guidelines to allow such software. Following the release of Delta, Gamma, and RetroArch, the popular PPSSPP (a PSP emulator) is now available on the App Store for iOS users. more…
    - 4 days ago 17 May 24, 6:11am -
  • PSA: iMessage is currently down for some users
    If you’re having problems trying to use iMessage this Thursday night, it’s not just you. Many users are reporting that iMessage is currently down around the world. However, Apple is yet to acknowledge any issues. more…
    - 4 days ago 17 May 24, 4:08am -
  • New iPad Pro released, iOS 18 accessibility features, Apple AI servers
    Benjamin gives his thoughts on his brief experience using the new M4 iPad Pro hardware, while Chance ponders a purchase. Apple previews some exciting new iOS 18 accessibility features, and we gist more insight into Apple’s AI plans with reports that the company is already hosting Apple Silicon chips in its server farms.And in Happy Hour Plus, Benjamin and Chance react to the increasing likelihood that John Ternus becomes Apple’s next CEO, in the fullness of time. Subscribe at 9to5mac.co…
    - 4 days ago 17 May 24, 3:09am -
  • PSA: Time is running out to claim up to $349 from Apple’s iPhone 7 lawsuit settlement
    If you owned an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus that suffered audio issues, your time is running out to claim a portion of Apple’s $35 million class action lawsuit settlement. Apple agreed to settle the lawsuit last year, and the deadline for affected iPhone 7 users to make a claim is fast approaching: June 3. more…
    - 4 days ago 17 May 24, 3:05am -
  • 40% of iPad users keep their device for 3 years or more, what about you? [Poll]
    We just saw a new study from CIRP that says a growing group of iPad owners are keeping the tablet longer than ever before upgrading. What about you? We’re curious, how long are you waiting between iPad purchases? more…
    - 4 days ago 17 May 24, 1:34am -
  • 9to5Mac Daily: May 16, 2024 – Apple + OpenAI rumors, iPad durability testing
    Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.Subscribe to support Chance directly with 9to5Mac Daily Plus and unlock:Ad-free versions of every episodeBonus content more…
    - 4 days ago 17 May 24, 1:32am -
  • There’s some Apple UI magic sprinkled into the Pencil Pro experience
    The Apple Pencil Pro is now arriving in users’ hands as of yesterday’s launch, and with it discoveries are being made about some of the finer details of the new product.One especially noteworthy example comes from Quinn Nelson, who found that Apple has sprinkled a heaping dose of UI magic into the Pencil Pro interface when using the new M4 iPad Pro. more…
    - 4 days ago 17 May 24, 1:16am -
  • iPhone make you motion sick in the car? This iOS 18 feature intends to fix that
    It’s still a few weeks until WWDC, but Apple has already pre-announced some of the innovative features coming to iOS 18, visionOS 2, and its other platforms via an accessibility news drop. Later this year we’ll be getting Vision Pro-style eye tracking on iPad and iPhone, powerful Vocal Shortcuts to create custom device voice commands, Live Captions for augmented reality on visionOS, and a hands-free CarPlay mode.One other iOS 18 feature announced, which is sure to be beneficial to an esp…
    - 4 days ago 17 May 24, 12:50am -
  • iPhone 16 and 16 Pro display production set to begin in June ahead of September launch
    With summer drawing near, we’re getting closer to the expected September debut of the iPhone 16 lineup. As a result, more details about the phones should start finding their way into the news.One such update comes today from analyst Ross Young, writing on X in a subscriber post about the start of iPhone 16 display production. more…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 11:38pm -
  • Here’s what you need to fast charge your iPad
    Apple has included different power adapters with its iPads over the years, and the current lineup comes with 20W chargers. But what do you need to fast charge iPad? Here’s what you might already have that will work or what you to charge as fast as possible. more…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 10:58pm -
  • Some TikTok users can now upload 60-minute videos, introducing long-form content to the home of video shorts
    TikTok is weighing major changes to the type of content it serves up, as evidenced by a new test rolling out today. Per Aisha Malik at TechCrunch, the test enables some users to upload videos up to a duration of 60 minutes in length. This is a massive increase over the current 3-minute limitation and may carry big implications for TikTok’s future ambitions. more…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 10:38pm -
  • Threads begins testing a TweetDeck-style interface with real-time posts
    Threads has great news for users who want more power and flexibility from the social media platform. Starting today, the service is beginning to test a TweetDeck-style multi-column interface that’s fully customizable by each Threads user. more…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 10:02pm -
  • Vision Pro ‘one the the biggest steps’ for mainstream XR adoption, says Job Simulator studio
    Apple Vision Pro may be taking a backseat while the has its day in the sun, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t big things brewing for the premium mixed reality headset. GamesIndustry.biz has interviewed Owlchemy Labs CEO Andrew Eiche about their experience bringing Job Simulator and Vacation Simulator to Apple Vision Pro, and their perspective on its role in the world is clear. more…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 9:42pm -
  • Sony Music warns tech companies and music streamers against AI uses of its content
    Artificial intelligence buzz is all over the news, but for all the technology’s potential, a key piece of the AI story that’s not covered enough is tech companies’ need for existing content to train AI models on—and sometimes using that content without its owners’ consent.According to a new report from Bloomberg, Sony Music Group is putting those companies on notice with a firm warning against unauthorized use of its content. more…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 9:28pm -
  • Sports streaming bundle with ESPN/FOX/TNT under ex-Apple exec finally has a name and release date
    On the heels of the Netflix, Peacock, and Apple TV+ streaming bundle news, the branding for an upcoming major sports bundle has been announced. Following the unveiling of the partnership earlier this year, ESPN, FOX, and Warner Bros. announced that their new offering – led by a former Apple executive – will be called “Venu Sports” plus an expected launch date. more…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 9:25pm -
  • Hands-on: Finally, a magnetic stand that also wirelessly charges your M4 iPad Pro
    Kuxiu has just debuted its brand-new X33 Pro MAX Magnetic Charging Stand—yes, it’s a mouthful. I have been waiting for a product like this to be released since I picked up the 2018 iPad Pro six years ago. Other companies have attempted similar products over the years, but there was always a sacrifice that had to be made in order to charge your iPad wirelessly. Most previous solutions required an iPad case that would block the main USB-C port, making it unusable while charging. Kuxiu is givin…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 9:22pm -
  • Apple’s new 1TB 11-inch iPad Air with M2 $50 off, Apple Watch Series 9 GPS + Cell $100 off, AirPods, and more
    Today’s best deals are headlined by an even better price drop on Apple’s new 1TB 11-inch iPad Air with M2. While we did see $30 deals on most configurations earlier this week, the maxed-out 11-inch is now $50 off for the best price yet. That deal joins Apple Watch Series 9 at $100 off, including 41mm, 45mm, and GPS + Cell models starting from $299, alongside ongoing Ultra 2 discounts, and AirPods offers. Head below for a closer look at today’s 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 9:15pm -
  • Mac gaming lands big win with Assassin’s Creed Shadows launching same day as PC and consoles
    Apple silicon’s arrival on the Mac has led to renewed hope of a robust macOS gaming market emerging. For as loved as Macs may be among the general population of users, when it comes to gaming, PCs and consoles have long proven necessary if you want to play the latest games. Apple’s success with gaming on iOS has not translated to the Mac.But things have started to shift. Last year Apple debuted a new porting tool that enabled PC games to more easily be brought to macOS, and we’ve start…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 9:02pm -
  • iPad display list: Size, resolution, ppi, and brightness for every model
    Curious what display Apple has put in its iPads over the years or the specs your current iPad display has? Read on for the complete iPad display list for the size, resolution, pixels per inch (ppi), brightness, and more that are found on the screen of every iPad model. more…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 8:00pm -
  • Teen Instagram addiction under investigation; TikTokers sue US government
    An EU investigation has been opened into growing concerns about teen Instagram addiction, to determine whether parent company Meta is breaking the law by deliberately seeking to make its apps addictive.The investigation will also look into whether the company’s age-verification procedures are sufficiently robust, and the phenomenon of sending users down potentially harmful ‘rabbit holes’ … more…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 7:37pm -
  • Samsung, how much creativity does it really take to parody an Apple ad?
    Last week Apple released an ad for its new iPad Pro that was widely panned. The ‘Crush’ ad showed a variety of creative instruments being crushed and ultimately transformed into an iPad Pro. The message was simple: thanks to the iPad’s power and app ecosystem, all of these creative tools can exist together in a new form, an ultra-thin M4 iPad Pro.The image of destroying beloved creative tools, though, didn’t send the desired message. Apple later issued an apology. Now Samsung has rel…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 7:32pm -
  • Use CarPlay? Ditch the wire with this affordable adapter
    Do Wireless CarPlay adapters actually work? My Honda Civic came with wired Apple CarPlay. I really wanted Wireless CarPlay in the Civic, but replacing its entertainment system seemed unwise. However, there’s a solution for turning , and it works with iOS 17.5 and iPhone 15. more…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 6:30pm -
  • Intel Thunderbolt Share app clones Mac feature, then says not available for Mac
    Intel has proudly announced Thunderbolt Share, a way to connect two Windows PCs together to allow one to control the other, as well as sharing files and screen-sharing. The company says it doesn’t yet work on a Mac – despite the fact that it borrowed the feature from Macs in the first place … more…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 6:22pm -

Cult of Mac

  • newApple’s new iPhone and iPad update fixes a bug that resurfaced deleted nudes
    Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge iOS 17.5 arrived last week with one of the weirder problems we’ve seen — users reported that deleted photos on their iPhones and iPads were suddenly reappearing. Apple has refused requests to comment on the issue publicly, but on Monday afternoon it released iOS and iPadOS 17.5.1 updates to fix the problem.According to the notes, “This update provides important bug fixes and addresses a rare issue where photos that experienced data…
    - 52 mins ago 20 May 24, 11:33pm -
  • newApple’s time travel comedy Time Bandits starts streaming in July
    Image: Apple You won’t need to travel too far into the future to see Apple TV Plus’ next adventure series. The streamer just announced that Time Bandits, an adaptation of the 1981 Terry Gilliam film of the same name, will premiere on July 24th. The TV version of the story will span 10 episodes and, according to Apple, is about “an unpredictable journey through time and space with a ragtag group of thieves and their newest recruit: an 11-year-old history buff named K…
    - 4 hours ago 20 May 24, 8:13pm -
  • newApple’s next AirTag could arrive in 2025
    Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge You may not have even thought about replacing your AirTag yet, but Bloomberg reports that Apple is working on a new one that could arrive in mid-2025. The new AirTag will reportedly feature an updated chip with better location tracking — an improvement it might need as competition among tracking devices ramps up.By the time Apple rolls out its refreshed AirTag, the Bluetooth tracking landscape will look a lot different on both Android…
    - 5 hours ago 20 May 24, 7:04pm -
  • newThe Mac Pro and Studio won’t get the M4 nod until mid-2025
    A 2023 Mac Pro. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Mac Studio and Mac Pro aren’t due for an upgrade to Apple’s M4 chip until the middle of next year. That means both machines will still be on Apple’s M2 generation this year, unlike all other Macs except the MacBook Air, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman wrote to Power On subscribers today. Throughout 2024, though, all of Apple’s laptops (except the MacBook Air) will move to the M4 chip that the company jus…
    - 21 hours ago 20 May 24, 3:12am -
  • The AI assistants are getting better fast
    Image: David Pierce / The Verge Hi, friends! Welcome to Installer No. 38, your guide to the best and Verge-iest stuff in the world. (If you’re new here, welcome, so psyched you found us, and you can also read all the old editions at the Installer homepage.) This week, I’ve been writing about iPads and the future of Google, watching American Fiction and Bodkin, rewatching Her because of… reasons, endlessly replaying the songs of Windows95man, learning how to make be…
    - 1 day ago 19 May 24, 5:30pm -
  • Apple changed a lot inside the iPad Pro to get it so thin
    The 13-inch OLED iPad Pro with the screen removed. | Screenshot: iFixit Apple’s newest iPad Pro is remarkably rigid for how thin it is, and apparently also a step forward when it comes to repairability. iFixit shows during its teardown of the tablet that the iPad Pro’s 38.99Wh battery, which will inevitably wear down and need replacement, is actually easy to get to. It’s a change iFixit’s Shahram Mokhtari says during the video “could save hours in repair time”…
    - 2 days ago 18 May 24, 10:59pm -
  • Sugar’s big twist was more than a gimmick
    Image: Apple For most of its first season, Sugar on Apple TV Plus was a fairly typical if slickly produced detective story. It starred Colin Farrell as John Sugar, a private investigator with a number of charming quirks — obsessed with old movies, unable to get drunk, beloved by dogs — who was determined to solve a missing persons case involving the granddaughter of a famous Hollywood director. Then, at the end of episode six, the show introduced a twist that threaten…
    - 2 days ago 18 May 24, 6:30pm -
  • ‘iPhone 17 Slim’ rumors point to a redesigned model in 2025
    Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge Since the iPhone X’s introduction of OLED and Face ID in 2017, Apple’s phones haven’t changed their look significantly, but now The Information reports a major redesign is underway for a new “Slim” iPhone. The outlet says it could arrive in 2025 as part of the iPhone 17 refresh, with a price even higher than Apple’s current most expensive model, the iPhone Pro Max.9to5Mac reported on a rumor from Haitong International…
    - 3 days ago 18 May 24, 1:03am -
  • AI assistants are so back
    Image: Alex Parkin / The Verge AI. AI? AI! AI... A. I. This has been a week filled with AI announcements from some of the biggest and most important companies in tech, all of whom seem totally convinced that we’re due for a revolution in virtual assistants. If Silicon Valley gets its way, you might never have to write an email, a line of code, or a joke ever again. All you’ll do is ask your all-knowing, ultra-helpful, maybe slightly too flirty virtual assistant, and i…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 6:37pm -
  • Here are the best iPad deals right now
    The new iPad Air and iPad Pro are here (and already on sale). | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge While the best iPad deals usually land during major sale events like Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day, many of the best iPad deals from the holiday season have persisted into 2024. The discounts come and go like changing winds, but you can still take advantage of sales on many models today, particularly on the more affordable iPads. What’s more, Apple recently re…
    - 4 days ago 17 May 24, 5:53am -

Apple Insider

  • newNew iOS & iPadOS update fixes reappearing photos bug
    Apple has released a minor update for iOS and iPadOS, that fixes an issue in the Photos app that resurrected deleted images.A Portrait Photo shot in iOS 17One week after releasing iOS 17.5 and iPadOS 17.5 to the public, Apple has issued a minor update for both operating systems.The update to iOS 17.5.1 and iPadOS 17.5.1 replaces the respective 17.5 releases for each. The new builds are build number 21F90. Continue Reading on AppleInsider | Discuss on our Forums
    - 56 mins ago 20 May 24, 11:29pm -
  • newHow Apple has steadily been dropping the 'i' from its devices for over a decade
    From the first iMac in the 1990s to today, the prefix "i" has symbolized Apple — but Apple has been working to get rid of it since the original iPad in 2010.Steve Jobs launching the iPad in 2010 — the last Apple device to be named with an "i"There is still of course the iPhone and the iPad — but there's no iWatch or iTV, and certainly no iVision Pro. Across hardware, software, and services, Apple named around 30 products with an i following the success of the iMac in 1998.It's just a lette…
    - 2 hours ago 20 May 24, 10:27pm -
  • newLG's 34-inch UltraGear monitor plunges to $549 at Amazon today
    Amazon's record-breaking 58% price drop on the LG 34GP950G-B 34-inch UltraGear display delivers the lowest price ever.Save 58% on this LG 34-inch UltraGear monitor.Mac users looking for an external display that offers ample screen real estate without breaking the bank should check out today's deal from Amazon on the LG 34GP950G-B. Now on sale for $549.99 while supplies last, this 34-inch computer monitor features a curved IPS display with support for 3440 x 1440 resolution.Buy for $549.99 Contin…
    - 4 hours ago 20 May 24, 8:10pm -
  • newApple Pencil Pro casts a fake shadow based on which tool you're using
    A new video of the Apple Pencil Pro has surfaced, highlighting a nifty little feature that showcases Apple's commitment to detail.The Apple Pencil Pro casts contextual shadows based on which tool you have selectedApple released the new Apple Pencil Pro, an upgraded version of its popular iPad stylus, alongside its new iPads released in early May. The new Apple Pencil has received a few notable features, such as Squeeze and Barrel Roll, making it a serious contender for digital artists.But those…
    - 5 hours ago 20 May 24, 7:52pm -
  • newAqara M3 hub, Pitaka smart car charger, & hands on with Apple Pencil Pro on HomeKit Insider
    On this episode of the HomeKit Insider Podcast, we hit the news for the week before diving into two hands on with the Apple Pencil Pro and Pitaka MagEZ Qi2 car charger.HomeKit Insider PodcastThe long-awaited Aqara Hub M3 is now available to users in the US which brings a bunch of new functionality. It can act as a Matter hub with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, Zigbee, and Thread connectivity.An integrated speaker acts as a siren and a 360-degree IR blaster controls legacy devices. The device is pow…
    - 5 hours ago 20 May 24, 7:46pm -
  • newApple wants all of TSMC's 2nm chips, so they sent Jeff Williams in secret
    Apple is preparing to start the production of chips using a 2-nanometer process, and sent COO Jeff Williams to Taiwan with a view to securing the first batch.Processor wafers [TSMC]Apple has been proactive in pushing its chips to use the latest and smallest scale manufacturing processes, with its latest chips using a 3-nanometer foundry process. Now, it is poised to shift to 2nm.Apple Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams went on a secret visit to Taiwan, sources of UDN claim. The trip involved…
    - 5 hours ago 20 May 24, 7:35pm -
  • newIf you're buying a new iPad Pro, your old magnetic stand won't work
    Don't even try using an old iPad Pro magnetic stand with the new models because they won't work, the iPad will slip, and so you could even damage your new device.An older iPad Pro firmly gripped by magnets in a standIt isn't as if the risk of damage to your new iPad Pro is great, but even the new, stronger design is vulnerable at the corners. So if you did try mounting the new iPad Pro on a stand built for the old one, it will fall and it will likely strike the desk or ground on one of those edg…
    - 5 hours ago 20 May 24, 7:25pm -
  • newiPhone SE 4 rumored to be first Face ID iPhone under $500
    A new leak claims that Apple may increase the price of the forthcoming iPhone SE 4, but that it is working to keep it at no higher than $499.Previous iPhone SE modelsWhen the on, off, and on again iPhone SE 4 finally comes to market — possibly in early 2025 — there's no doubt that it will be a lower-cost model than the rest of the range. But a new leak claims that while Apple is working to constrain the price, there could be an increase over the current model.iPhone SE 4 Price Rumors: Rumor…
    - 8 hours ago 20 May 24, 4:44pm -
  • newApple TV hardware storage limits will keep most emulators away
    The developer behind iPhone emulator app Delta has revealed that one key limitation in Apple's tvOS is why he isn't making a version for Apple TV.Minecraft used to be on Apple TV but was pulledApple TV is not short of games, since it has Apple Arcade, but an online developer conversation has highlighted how every game and every app on tvOS has to deal with a storage limitation. Each has a maximum of 500KB in which to save anything they need, from scores to saved games, or in the case of emulator…
    - 8 hours ago 20 May 24, 4:13pm -
  • newDon't get too excited about new iPhone trade-in bonuses from Apple
    Apple apparently must not want to clear out stocks before the iPhone 16 launches too badly, as the trade-in bonuses it has started offering can be beaten easily by the carriers.The new iPhone 13 ProAs rumored, Apple did in fact increase trade-in values on older iPhones on Monday. Contrary to that report, though, you can apply the trade-in credit to any available iPhone, and not just the iPhone 15.The bonuses are very low for the most part. The maximum increase is a $30 increase on the iPhone 13…
    - 8 hours ago 20 May 24, 3:55pm -
  • newHow to easily see what was talked about at every WWDC session since 2000
    There is an easy way to see a list of everything Apple talked about at WWDC sessions since 2000, without manually combing through Apple's pages. Here's how to do it.Dive into app & game development through new 'Apple Pathways' hubWWDC is an invaluable resource for developers. The recorded sessions provide valuable insights for developers from Apple and experts.Apple has talked about thousands of different topics since the turn of the century. There are so many, it's hard to plow through them all…
    - 18 hours ago 20 May 24, 6:08am -
  • newIf you want an iPad Pro Magic Keyboard that matches the Siri Remote, it'll cost you
    Podcaster and Apple TV enthusiast Sigmund Judge has spent $600 and "a stressful afternoon" replacing the keycaps on his new 11-inch iPad Pro's white Magic Keyboard.The new white aluminum Magic Keyboard, modded with black keys.In a post on Mastodon, Judge showed evidence of his latest DIY project. After buying two aluminum Magic Keyboards, he swapped white keycaps on the white aluminum Magic Keyboard for the ones from the black version.Judge writes and podcasts about Apple TV and Apple TV+ extens…
    - 20 hours ago 20 May 24, 4:05am -
  • Amazon slashes Apple's brand-new iPad Air 6 to $569
    The lowest online iPad Air 6 price available is courtesy of Amazon this weekend, with the new 11-inch iPad Air falling to $569.99.Save on Apple's new iPad Air 6.Units are in stock at press time at the discounted $569.99 price, which delivers $30 in savings off the standard 11-inch Wi-Fi model with 128GB of storage. Three out of the line's four colors are eligible for the sale price, with only Starlight priced at MSRP.Buy for $569.99 Continue Reading on AppleInsider
    - 1 day ago 19 May 24, 11:22pm -
  • Kuo: iPhone 16 Pro replacing blue with rose titanium color
    TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has laid out his predictions for the color options for the iPhone 16 lineup, coming in the fall of 2024.iPhone 16 Pro could come in a rose titanium colorIn a post to X, Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted the colors Apple will pick for the forthcoming iPhone 16, iPhone 16 Plus, iPhone 16 Pro, and iPhone 16 Pro Max models.He believes the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus will keep the same color options as the existing iPhone 15 lineup, with one exception. Black, green, pink,…
    - 1 day ago 19 May 24, 10:42pm -
  • Updated and enhanced AirTag expected in 2025
    Apple is working on a new version of the popular AirTag item tracker, said to replace the current model at some point in 2025.AirTags, already a near-ubiquitous product, will get an update sometime in 2025.Apple's popular AirTag device will get a new version, code-named B589, according to a new report. The updated device is allegedly already undergoing test runs with manufacturing partners in Asia, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman.The device originally debuted in April 2021, and quickly beca…
    - 1 day ago 19 May 24, 7:16pm -
  • Mac Pro and Mac Studio refreshes may wait till 2025
    A new report claims that Apple's current schedule doesn't include updates to its Mac Pro and Mac Studio machines until the middle of 2025.Mac Studio and Mac Pro may stick with M2 chips until 2025.The Mac Studio and Mac Pro got their most recent refreshes at the 2023 WWDC, it may be a bit of a wait for the next refresh. Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports that the two pro-level Macs will be skipped in 2024. If accurate, this would mean a two-year refresh cycle for Apple's current highest-end machines…
    - 1 day ago 19 May 24, 6:32pm -
  • How Steve Jobs changed the face of retail with the Apple Store
    On May 19, 2001, the very first Apple Stores were opened, changing not only how customers would buy Apple hardware and get service for purchases, but also alter brick-and-mortar retail forever.Apple Vision Pro in Apple Fifth Avenue in 2024"This is our store," Steve Jobs said, as he introduced the Apple Store for the first time. He did it in a video launch on May 15, 2001, just ahead of the first-ever Apple Stores opening the following Saturday.The Apple Store, Apple's first foray into its own re…
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  • Schiller fails to convince skeptical judge over Apple's App Store fees
    Judge Yvonne Gonzalez-Rogers remains unconvinced of Apple's rationale for claiming it is complying with her original order, following testimony from Apple Fellow Phil Schiller.Epic continues to belittle Apple's app store practices while mirroring them in its own storeAs part of the ongoing complaint from Epic Games questioning Apple's compliance with the judge's original orders, Schiller and another executive tried to explain how the company arrived at its recent 27 percent commission fee change…
    - 2 days ago 19 May 24, 2:11am -
  • Tenway CGO600 Pro Electric Bike review: an great, albeit expensive, bike for a commute to the office
    If you're looking for an easy-to-ride electric bike for commuting to work or running errands, the Tenway CGO600 is hard to beat — provided you're willing to drop the cash on it.CGO600 Pro Electric Bike review — A stylish bike for city ridingThere are plenty of reasons to take up cycling. Beyond being an excellent way to incorporate exercise into your daily routine, its probably the best method of transportation for those in-between distances that are too far to walk but too close to drive.Ho…
    - 2 days ago 19 May 24, 12:52am -
  • Apple Pencil Pro is about as repairable as you think it is
    The tech mavens at iFixit has posted a new video featuring a teardown of both the 13-inch iPad Pro and the Apple Pencil Pro.It takes a sonic cutter to get into the guts of the Apple Pencil Pro. Image credit: iFixitThe popular site posted a video featuring what it calls the "destruction" of the Apple Pencil Pro and the latest iPad Pro model. The video shows significant changes to the design of the iPad Pro that make it more repairable, but the new Apple Pencil Pro's design is quite the opposite.T…
    - 2 days ago 19 May 24, 12:09am -
  • Apple to increase trade-in value of older iPhones in new promotion
    With the iPhone 16 on the horizon, Apple is reportedly taking steps to clear out stocks of the iPhone 15 family of devices.iPhones older than the 13 models will be worth more in trade-in soon.Starting on May 20th, Apple will allegedly boost the amount of credit paid for trading in older iPhones towards the purchase of any iPhone 15 model in the US and Canada. The report, from Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, says the promotion will run until June 3rd.The boosted trade-in promotion may not apply to very…
    - 2 days ago 18 May 24, 8:46pm -
  • 2023 App Store report shows rise in downloads, developers & removals
    Apple's recent App Store Transparency Report highlights substantial increases in app downloads and registered developers, along with details on the latest app removals due to government takedowns.2023 App Store report shows rise in downloads, developers & removalsEach year, Apple publishes its App Store Transparency Report, offering a comprehensive look into its operations. It provides valuable insights into user engagement, app reviews, developer activities, and other tidbits.The company has re…
    - 3 days ago 18 May 24, 4:57am -
  • iPhone 16 camera upgrades may be the best reason to upgrade
    The iPhone has a well-loved camera system that Apple continues to improve over time. Here's what's rumored to change with the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Pro.The cameras of the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro MaxThe camera is arguably one of the most important parts of the iPhone. The imaging capabilities of the smartphone have been a common attraction for consumers, choosing to shoot with Apple's system over mobile devices.It's so important to Apple that its "Shot on iPhone" marketing exercise focu…
    - 3 days ago 18 May 24, 1:59am -
  • Delta Emulator changes logo after Adobe legal threat
    The developer behind Delta has been threatened with legal action by Adobe, forcing the game emulator to change its icon.Adobe's logo [left], Delta's new icon [middle], Delta's old icon [right]On Friday, the Delta game emulator updated its icon to something a bit unusual. Instead of an incomplete triangle that represents its namesake, the fourth Greek letter delta, the icon's top section appears to have been broken off and shifted to one side.In a Mastodon post, the change is explained by the thr…
    - 3 days ago 18 May 24, 1:29am -
  • OLED iPad Pro owners discover grainy display problem
    New M4 iPad Pro owners are complaining about an issue that produces visible grainy artifacts in the display.iPad Pro with M4 and a Nano-texture coatingThe iPad Pro with M4 is starting to arrive with consumers, eager to get started using their new tablets. But while the Tandem OLED system promises a bright picture, some users are discovering apparent issues with the display.For some Reddit users, there appears to be a grainy appearance when viewing content. The grain is visible and very apparent…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 10:57pm -
  • How to use RetroArch to play retro games on iPhone and iPad
    With the RetroArch app for iPhone and iPad, you can now play your favorite legacy games on the go — but it takes some work and configuration. Here's how to do it.Enjoy your favorite legacy games on the go with RetroArchRetroArch is an open-source, ad-free multi-platform front-end for emulators and game engines. Originally created in 2010 as an emulator for the Nintendo SNES, the application grew to support numerous different platforms and legacy game systems over the years.The app supports gam…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 10:46pm -
  • Apple plans a thinner and more expensive iPhone 17 for 2025
    After the release of Apple's thinnest-ever iPad, A thinner iPhone is next, and may be even costlier than the iPhone 17 Pro Max.The 2025 iPhone 17 lineup could feature a thinner model code named D23The new iPad Pro is officially Apple's thinnest product ever, apart from the cleaning cloth, but now the company is reported turning its attention to reducing the depth of the iPhone. Rather than the oft-rumored thinner bezels, this claim is specifically about making the heft of the iPhone, the chassis…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 10:19pm -
  • Apple's M3 MacBook Air with 16GB RAM drops to $1,199 with promo code
    A coupon discount on the latest MacBook Air with a bump up to 16GB in RAM drops the price to $1,199. Plus, add 3 years of AppleCare for just $159 — a $40 savings.Get a coupon discount on Apple's M3 MacBook Air.To activate the promo code, which discounts every M3 MacBook Air, head over to Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama and enter APINSIDER during Step 4 of checkout. There's a link in the Payments section asking if you have a gift card or promo code. Click that to bring up the promo code field…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 10:04pm -
  • M4 iPad Pro teardown shows copper logo, highly repairable internals
    A teardown of the 13-inch iPad Pro with M4 reveals it is a fairly repairable tablet, as well as an actual practical use for the rear Apple logo.Mid-teardown of the 13-inch iPad Pro with M4 [Youtube/Phone Repair Guru]In between videos of YouTubers bending Apple's new hardware for clicks, there are some that try to offer more constructive criticism. In the case of one teardown, it shows Apple's latest iPad Pro to be quite repairable, and with some interesting changes.The teardown by Phone Repair G…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 9:32pm -
  • Berlin Apple Store vandalized by Congo activists
    Protesting the alleged exploitation of the Congo by tech firms including Apple, activists have spray-painted Berlin's Apple Rosenthaler Strasse store.Berlin Apple Store vandalized (Source: Nexta.tv)Apple has been accused of its supply chain using what are called conflict materials, linked to militia groups in the Congo. Apple maintains that it has stopped using tin, tungsten, and tantalum mined in the region, and it has dropped suppliers who did.Nonetheless, activists from Fridays For Future (FF…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 8:05pm -
  • No, Apple is not going to delete the Clown emoji from the iPhone
    A viral image claims Apple is removing the clown emoji from iOS for political reasons. The image in question is a complete fabrication, and Apple is doing no such thing.The fake screenshot and the clown emojiImages shared on X appear to show a headline from CNBC, declaring "Upcoming Apple device update set to remove clown emoji: sources say emoji used as a Far-Right dog whistle'." The image adds that the story was originally posted on May 15, within its Technology category.Due to the combination…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 7:29pm -
  • AI, game emulators on iPhone, and iPad Pro impressions, on the AppleInsider podcast
    In this week's episode of the AppleInsider Podcast, your hosts are looking to the future of AI, delving into the past with emulators on the App Store, and diving into the present with the new iPad Pro now that it and the iPad Air are in users' hands.Mockup of an iPad Pro user working on the "Crush" ad (iPad image source: Apple)After two years waiting, the iPad Pro and iPad Air have been updated — and buyers are getting them. Wes Hilliard went almost, but not quite, maxed-out on an iPad Pro and…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 6:20pm -
  • Merchants in Japan can finally use Tap to Pay for iPhone
    Apple Tap to Pay has rolled out in another country, with Japanese users now able to take card payments directly from their iPhone.Tap to Pay is now available to merchants in JapanTap to Pay is Apple's system to allow iPhone users to take contactless payments from phones and contactless credit and debit cards, without requiring a separate physical card reader. After a lull of a few months, the expansions have continued, with Japan the latest country to receive the feature.Announced late on Thusda…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 5:01pm -
  • iPad Pro hands on: Luxury technology in an impossibly-thin package
    There is a lot that seems impossible about the new iPad Pro, but above all, it's the pinnacle of what Apple's vertical integration can achieve — with a high price to match.13-inch iPad ProThere was a point where "pro" on an Apple product meant "best, but still for everyone," and that time may have come to an end. It now translates to something closer to "overkill for your needs, but it looks nice doing it."As my editor Mike Wuerthele pointed out in his hands on, the iPad Air has created a happ…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 5:00pm -
  • Buyer taken for $1,000 by fake Apple badge on eBay
    A vintage Apple employee badge on eBay was proven to be a brazen forgery — but not in time to prevent it being bought.The fake employee badge as advertised on eBayThis isn't the first time that someone has sold a fake related to Apple, but usually it's hardware. Now an eBay seller auctioned off what he or she described as Steve Jobs's badge, but was for Sherry Livingston, employee #10 — or rather, it wasn't.It was first spotted by Mastodon user Eric Vitiello, who initially believed the eBay…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 3:58pm -
  • iPhone 16 Pro Max to get new battery that could last longer
    Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reports that the iPhone 16 Pro Max will get a new battery that has a greater energy density than before, which means a longer life if Apple keeps the battery to the same size.A battery being taken out of an iPhone (Source: Apple)As the iPhone 16 range is believed to be starting mass production ahead of its September launch, most rumors have concentrated on the screen sizes and camera bumps in the range.However, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that there is to be a quite radical re…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 3:11pm -
  • How to repurpose an old iPad and make it useful again
    After upgrading an iPad, you may want to find a use for your old one instead of disposing of it. Here are ways you can make your older iPads more useful.Reuse your old iPads.When your iPad gets old and you want to get a new one, there are a number of ways you can reuse it to keep it useful. In our interconnected world, information is everywhere, and having a second or even a third iPad can come in very handy.And, even when an app updates cutting off your iPad that may be stuck on iOS 15 or iOS 9…
    - 4 days ago 17 May 24, 9:47am -
  • iMessage experienced an outage on Thursday
    Apple's iMessage service experienced a rare outage on Thursday that was reported by many users across the globe.iMessage is experiencing an outageThe iMessage service is one of Apple's most used, with millions of messages going out in seconds. When it experiences an outage, it is an immediate effect and easily discovered by services like Downdetector.Starting at about 5:40 p.m. EST, reports started flooding in of slow to send or failed messages via iMessage. Reports peaked shortly after 6 p.m. E…
    - 4 days ago 17 May 24, 5:22am -
  • iPhone 16 launch on track with production starting soon
    Apple's suppliers are preparing to start production of displays for the iPhone 16 in June, a report claims, indicating things are still on schedule for a September launch.iPhone 16 displays will probably be produced from June. The supply chain is very familiar with Apple's scheduling, with parts and components produced like clockwork ahead of Apple's usual fall iPhone update. Now, it seems a key component is close to entering production.According to Display Supply Chain Consultants' Ross Young,…
    - 4 days ago 17 May 24, 1:57am -
  • The best apps to watch any video on iPad
    Out of the box, the iPad will play many types of video, but far from all — and sometimes far from conveniently. Here's what free and paid options can make it better.Three of the best video apps for iPadIt is not true that the iPad is only a consumption device. But it is true that it is a fantastic consumption device — and especially for video.Apple doesn't want you to have to think about anything, though, it wants you to just pick up your iPad and enjoy watching whatever you want. It does th…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 11:51pm -
  • Retro gold rush: which emulators are on the App Store, and what's coming
    Apple is allowing emulators on App Store. Here's what's arrived, and what's on the way to play your favorite retro games on your iPhone, updated on May 16.Emulators can bring retro gaming to the iPhoneThe early April changes to the App Store Review Guidelines reversed a rule that practically banned emulators from the App Store. After the rule was removed, it was expected that there would be a sudden rush of emulators being submitted to Apple for inclusion in the digital storefront.Emulators for…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 11:29pm -
  • Apple's popular 1TB 14-inch MacBook Pro is $250 off today
    A steeper price drop has been issued today on Apple's 14-inch MacBook Pro with an upgraded M3 Pro chip and 1TB of storage. Plus, take advantage of bonus perks like free 2-day shipping and a sales tax refund for store cardholders.The $250 markdown is in effect at Apple Authorized Reseller B&H Photo, bringing the Space Black 14-inch configuration down to $2,149 when optioned out with an upgraded M3 Pro chip with a 12-core CPU and 18-core GPU. This model also has a bump up to a 1TB SSD, double the…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 9:17pm -
  • Keychron Q1 HE Review - Near-infinitely adjustable keyboard with impressive design
    The Keychron Q1 HE is a keyboard designed — or, more accurately, over-designed — for demanding users with specific needs and is one of the most sophisticated and customizable keyboards I've ever tested.The Keychron Q1 HE looks great on a desk and feels great under hand as well.For most people, the stock keyboard that comes with a Mac is all they'll ever need. However, the standard keyboard might not be enough for a select few Mac users, most notably gamers, video editors, and a specific type…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 7:52pm -
  • AT&T plans satellite voice calls and broadband for 5G iPhones
    AT&T appears to be closer to letting every iPhone since the iPhone 12 make voice calls and texts via satellite, using 5G.Render of an AT&T/AST SpaceMobile satellite in orbitAT&T has been working on bringing satellite broadband and specifically voice calls to smartphones for at least six years. In that time, Apple became the first smartphone maker to introduce an Emergency SOS via Satellite service.Apple's service is confined to text messaging, but AT&T is claiming full 5G broadband via its syste…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 6:40pm -
  • How to use iPad as a Mac replacement and why you'd want to
    There's no question that it is possible to get work done on iPad, but there are tradeoffs. Here's what you need to know about replacing your Mac with iPad.iPad Pro can replace the MacBook Pro for some usersApple set off quite the debate when it asked users a simple conceptual question, "What's a computer?" The answer seemed obvious, but the tech-devout couldn't agree.People try to define computers based on their personal needs, so if the iPad won't work for them, they believe it won't work for a…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 6:03pm -
  • iPhone 16 Pro Max is going to be a bit bigger than the iPhone 15 Pro Max
    Buyers of the iPhone 16 Pro Max may find the smartphone has grown compared to its predecessor, new images propose.An iPhone 16 Pro Max mock-up next to an iPhone 15 Pro Max [X/@ZoneOfTech]Apple is about four months away from introducing its new roster of flagship iPhone models. For 2024, the biggest one could take even more space in your pocket.Images released by @ZoneofTech via X show a mock-up of the iPhone 16 Pro Max, and puts it alongside the existing iPhone 15 Pro Max. Across the four images…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 5:30pm -
  • World rocked as YouTubers prove you can eventually break an iPad
    Presumably they get enough clicks out of it to pay for the devices, but once again YouTubers are destroying the new iPad Pro even though Apple's latest design turns out to make that substantially harder this time.If you break an iPad, it breaks. You heard it here first."Can it survive everyday life?" says one YouTuber, JerryRigEverything, as he proceeds to put a new M4 iPad Pro through anything but everyday life."Hit subscribe for more videos like this because they're very expensive," says Apple…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 4:49pm -
  • One hedge fund completely bailed out of AAPL, but another more than picked up the slack
    Prior to Apple stock's value recovery after a better than expected quarter, one hedge fund got rid of all of its holdings in the iPhone maker, and another went in big.Apple CEO Tim CookAccording to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission made on Wednesday, two big hedge funds flipped around their Apple holdings. For starters, Coatue Management got rid of all of its shares.Coatue started the quarter with 2.4 million shares in Apple worth around $470 million at the time. By the end of…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 3:57pm -
  • Worker killed in blast at TSMC's Arizona construction site
    A worker has died after being caught in an explosion at the Arizona site where iPhone processor manufacturer TSMC is building a new plant — and has previously been accused of using dangerous construction methods.TSMC investing $40 billion in Arizona fabsThe previous accusations against TSMC included it being described as "easily the most unsafe site I've ever walked on," according to Luke Kasper of the sheet metal workers' union. TSMC has denied all accusations, but now a new incident has repo…
    - 4 days ago 16 May 24, 3:32pm -
  • Amazon launches hidden M3 MacBook Air discount, dropping the laptop to $949
    On the heels of Best Buy's weekend M3 MacBook Air promotion for Plus members, Amazon is following suit with its own $949 deal — only a membership isn't required.Get a bonus on-page coupon discount on the M3 MacBook Air.The hidden Amazon discount — which is in the form of a $100 instant rebate stacked with a $49.01 on-page coupon — is valid on Apple's standard M3 MacBook Air in your choice of finish. The 2024 model is equipped with 8GB of unified memory and 256GB of storage, making it best…
    - 5 days ago 16 May 24, 10:17am -

MacWorld

  • newReport: A new AirTag is coming next year but not much is changing
    MacworldIn the latest Power On Newsletter, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that Apple will be upgrading the AirTag in the middle of 2025. The upgrade would be the first since the tracking device was released in April 2021.As for what the upgrade will include, Gurman states it will have “a better chip with improved location tracking.” The current AirTag has Apple’s U1 chip, which uses ultra-wideband (UWB) technology to give a device with the chip spatial awareness. With the iPh…
    - 2 hours ago 20 May 24, 10:41pm -
  • newHere are the new AI features coming to your iPhone with iOS 18
    MacworldIt isn’t news that Apple is focusing on AI at the moment. Despite its early start with Siri, the company has fallen behind in the AI arms race (whether or not you regard that as a bad thing) and has made no visible progress at all with the latest generative AI trend. All of this is expected to be remedied by software announcements at WWDC next month.What is news is the apparent revelation this past weekend of some actual, juicy details. In the latest edition of his Power On…
    - 2 hours ago 20 May 24, 10:05pm -
  • newM3/M4 Mac Studio: Everything you need to know
    MacworldThe M2 Max and Ultra Mac Studio were released at WWDC23 last June, and the M3 era of Apple’s System on a Chip started last November. So, with WWDC24 creeping up on us, it’s time to start looking forward to the next Mac Studio.The rumors will start to increase as June 2024 approaches, and whatever is reported now can change (and likely will) before the new Mac Studio is released. We’ll keep track of what’s being said in this article. Update 5/20/24: Apple does not…
    - 2 hours ago 20 May 24, 10:00pm -
  • newDon’t expect the Mac Studio and Mac Pro to be updated at WWDC–or in 2024
    MacworldWith the release of the iPad Pro, Apple has ushered in a new chip generation with the M4. The introduction of that chip disrupted Apple’s usual chip release cycle, however–the M3 was first released only six months ago in the MacBook Pro and iMac. The last device to get an M3 was the MacBook Air in January. What about the rest of the Mac lineup?In the recent edition of his Power On newsletter, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that the Mac Studio and Mac Pro aren’t on App…
    - 3 hours ago 20 May 24, 9:18pm -
  • newBest Mac Cleaner software: Boost performance and disk space with a Mac cleaner app
    MacworldIf your Mac is slowing down, frequently freezing, regularly running out of RAM or just not behaving like it used to. Are you short of space on your Mac? Have you spotted the immense amount of room taken up by System Data and are now looking for a safe way to delete some of that data. What you need is a Mac cleaner app that will delete the clutter and digital debris from your system and free your RAM from memory hogs.Thankfully, there are a wealth of tools available to rectify…
    - 3 hours ago 20 May 24, 9:12pm -
  • newThe Apple accessory every MacBook needs is just $18 right now
    MacworldWhether you have a MacBook Air or a MacBook Pro, there’s one port you definitely don’t have: Gigabit Ethernet. But today you can add one for cheap: Amazon’s Woot is selling an official Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter for just $18, a savings of $11 and the best price we’ve ever seen.Apple’s Ethernet adapter is simple: It has a USB-C cable on one end and an ethernet port on the other to provide and provides an RJ-45 port that supports 10/100/1000BASE-T ne…
    - 5 hours ago 20 May 24, 7:02pm -
  • newThink the new iPads are boring? Wait until you see the iPhone 16
    MacworldWelcome to our weekly Apple Breakfast column, which includes all the Apple news you missed last week in a handy bite-sized roundup. We call it Apple Breakfast because we think it goes great with a Monday morning cup of coffee or tea, but it’s cool if you want to give it a read during lunch or dinner hours too.A long wait, no surprisesThe problem with big build-ups is they create big expectations.Apple kept us waiting longer than ever before for its latest batch of iP…
    - 8 hours ago 20 May 24, 4:00pm -
  • newThink Tank Retrospective EDC Backpack review: Lots of style and space
    MacworldAt a glanceExpert's RatingProsRobust material and optimum paddingExcellent workmanshipWell-thought-out compartmentsIncludes rain coverConsOnly in greenOur VerdictWith the Retrospective EDC Backpack, Think Tank has brought an all-round successful laptop backpack onto the market. The material is robust, the workmanship is excellent and its many different compartments make it easy to keep everything organized. The Retrospective EDC Backpack is one of the best laptop backpacks we’ve…
    - 8 hours ago 20 May 24, 4:00pm -
  • newWWDC 2024: Everything you need to know
    MacworldOf the big Apple events of the year, WWDC is the most reliable: In each of the past 17 Junes, like clockwork, Apple has held a big get-together for its developer partners and announced a raft of important software updates. The September iPhone launch and the March/April spring event (which didn’t happen in 2023) seem almost unpredictable by comparison.In this article, we list the major announcements (and some of the smaller titbits) you can expect to hear about at WWDC 2024.…
    - 10 hours ago 20 May 24, 2:54pm -
  • newConnect to USB-A or C with this 1TB flash drive for under $80
    MacworldFlash drives are so ubiquitous that it’s easy to take them for granted. That is, until they unexpectedly run out of space. This dual USB-C / USB-A 3.2 flash drive solves that problem and many more, with a 1TB capacity and a clever design that can accommodate a range of devices.One end of this drive fits a USB-A port while the other takes USB-C, which means that you can use it for quick data transfers off laptops, tablets, smartphones, and more. And when we say quick, we mean…
    - 11 hours ago 20 May 24, 1:30pm -
  • Prism Drive’s secure 20TB cloud storage plan is under $90 until May 22

    - 1 day ago 19 May 24, 1:30pm -
  • Here’s everything new in the iOS 17.5 update for your iPhone and iPad
    MacworldIt’s been over a month since the release of iOS 17.4, which brought new emojis and a few other features here in the U.S., but delivered a massive change for users in the European Union. In compliance with the Digital Markets Act, iPhones running iOS 17.4 and later now allow third-party app stores and browser engines, have new policies and terms for App Store apps, and a whole lot more.iOS 17.5 isn’t nearly as monumental, but it still brings a few new features that users he…
    - 2 days ago 18 May 24, 7:00pm -
  • This waterproof Bluetooth speaker offers 360° surround sound at a price better than Amazon’s, now $100
    MacworldWhether you’re planning a beach day or camping trip this summer, there’s one thing you’ll need to keep the mood upbeat: music. Fortunately, you can bring happy beats and tunes wherever you go with the TREBLAB HD-360 Bluetooth speaker.This highly portable and user-friendly speaker is sure to be a welcome accessory, especially since has an impressive 20 hours of battery life, IPX4 waterproofing, surround sound, and more. Now, it’s on sale for $99.99 (reg. $159) — i…
    - 2 days ago 18 May 24, 3:30pm -
  • Use Beelinguapp to learn a new language by reading and listening, only $29.97
    MacworldLearning a new language can help you communicate abroad and can even improve your career prospects. While language learning isn’t easy, you can learn more intuitively with Beelinguapp.Beelinguapp helps students master a second language by focusing on the listening approach to learning. Now, lifetime access to this innovative language-learning solution is only $29.97 (reg. $100).Compatible with Android 4.3 and up and iOS 9 and higher, Beelinguapp offers 14 diffe…
    - 2 days ago 18 May 24, 1:30pm -
  • Next year’s iPhone could feature a thin, redesigned ultra high-end model
    MacworldIt might seem like every year the next big iPhone update is just a year away, but a new rumor claims that this time it might actually be true. A new report from The Information (subscription required) says that Apple is working on a new version of the iPhone for 2025 that will be sold as a higher-end version above Pro Max model. However, this new iPhone won’t simply be a larger version of the Pro Max. In fact, it might not be a Pro model at all. The Information reports th…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 11:48pm -
  • Apple TV+ this week: ‘The Big Cigar’ is now streaming
    MacworldApple has planted its own flag in the streaming wars with Apple TV+, its in-house streaming service that focuses almost entirely on original programming rather than an extensive library of existing TV shows or movies.This guide will list all the Apple TV+ content you can watch today, divided into episodic shows or series and movies. There’s also a ton of new content in the works for Apple’s $9.99-a-month service. If you want to know what’s on the way, check out our list…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 10:51pm -
  • macOS compatibility: Here’s the latest version your Mac can run
    MacworldWondering which versions of macOS your Mac can run? We’ve put together a macOS compatibility checker that will show you what Macs the different versions of macOS and Mac OS X support, so you can tell what version you should be running on your Mac.What Mac operating systems can my Mac run?Apple releases a new version of the Mac operating system almost every year—but the new version of the Mac operating system will not support every Mac. Each year more and more Macs fall…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 10:42pm -
  • The iPhone 16 Pro Max is reportedly getting a cool battery upgrade
    MacworldOne of the reasons why customers opt for Apple’s iPhone Pro Max is because of the larger battery. The current iPhone 15 Pro Max offers up to 29 hours of video playback and that might improve with the upcoming iPhone 16 Pro Max.According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s top-end iPhone is getting a boost in battery life but not by making the battery bigger–it’ll stay the same size as the 15 Pro Max. Kuo reports that Apple has increased the energy density–essentially, h…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 9:30pm -
  • The AirPods Max are $100 off for the first time in months
    MacworldThe Apple AirPods Max are back on sale, marking only the third time this year that they’ve been available at such a steep discount. This limited-time offer allows you to save $100, bringing the price down to $450 from the original $549. Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to own these high-quality audio products at a significantly reduced price. While not the lowest historical price, which was $429 way back in 2021, it’s the best you’re you’ll get for now. The…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 8:19pm -
  • Best MagSafe wireless chargers for iPhone 2024
    MacworldWe’ve rounded up the best MagSafe, Qi2 and MagSafe-compatible magnetic chargers, from the plain pad to multi-functional stands (up to six devices charged), and even the most colorful—from snap-on chargers and modular stands to foldable power banks and full desk mats.Apple’s MagSafe technology, supported by all models of iPhone 12/13/14/15, presents a more efficient way of wirelessly charging compatible iPhones. MagSafe is the ring of magnets around the iPhone 12, 13, 14…
    - 3 days ago 17 May 24, 8:15pm -