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  • The Supreme Court will hear an iOS App Store antitrust lawsuit

    10:32am By Adi Robertson
    The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Apple’s appeal in an antitrust lawsuit over the App Store’s structure and fees. Reuters reported the news this morning, and it marks a major step for the case, which has been running since 2011. Bloomberg writes that…
  • iOS 12 will automatically share your iPhone location during 911 calls

    6:50am By Vlad Savov
    Apple has just announced a new iOS 12 feature for the US this fall: automatic location sharing with first responders when you dial 911 from your iPhone. The purpose of this added function is self-evident, as it aims to reduce emergency response times by…
  • Apple and Oprah are teaming up to make videos

    Fri 2:18pm By Shoshana Wodinsky
    Apple has officially signed Oprah Winfrey to a multiyear deal for new original programs, according to a statement released today. The tech company didn’t specify the role Winfrey would play in these shows, but a representative said that “together, Winfrey…
  • Apple Maps went down for everyone for a few hours today

    Fri 1:07pm By Dani Deahl
    Apple has confirmed on its support site that Apple Maps is having significant issues today, causing problems for people across platforms who are trying to search for locations or obtain directions to a destination, as first reported by 9to5Mac.…
  • The 2009 iPhone 3GS is going back on sale in South Korea

    Fri 11:35am By Dani Deahl
    The Apple iPhone 3GS is going back on sale via South Korean carrier SK Telink after a new batch was found still in boxes at a warehouse, as reported by VentureBeat. The devices will be sold with original packaging for 44,000 won (about $41) with no contract.…
  • Apple’s ‘Behind the Mac’ ads have a double meaning

    Fri 2:00am By Thomas Ricker
    Apple just released four new ads focused on the Mac. The ads are teeming with emotion, showing earnest people doing creative things behind their Mac computers. Unfortunately, the series is dubbed ‘Behind the Mac’ at a time when many worry that Apple has…
  • Apple will update iOS to block police hacking tool

    Wed 5:32pm By Russell Brandom
    For months, police across the country have been using a device called a GrayKey to unlock dormant iPhones, using an undisclosed technique to sidestep Apple’s default disk encryption. The devices are currently in use in at least five states and five federal…
  • Apple finally has the right attitude about notifications in iOS 12

    Wed 12:15pm By Dieter Bohn
    There were a lot of great features announced last week at Apple’s WWDC, but the one that’s going to have the biggest effect on my day-to-day life is the overhaul to how notifications are managed in iOS 12.…
  • Apple quietly banned developers from selling and sharing users’ contacts

    Tue 4:43pm By Shannon Liao
    Apple has quietly tightened its App Store rules to better protect users from developers who want to harvest their data or sell it to third parties. Previously, developers would ask for users’ phone contacts and sometimes then sold that data without the…
  • Apple iOS 12: the biggest new features coming to the iPhone

    Tue 11:05am By Chris Welch
    We expected coming into WWDC that iOS 12 would focus less on major new features and more on improving performance and eliminating bugs, and that’s partially true based on what Apple showed onstage. “For iOS 12, we are doubling down on performance,” said…