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  • Apple Card gains interest-free iPhone installment plan

    Wed 9:33am By Mike Flaminio
    TechCrunch: Apple is today launching a new feature for Apple Card which allows cardholders to purchase a new iPhone then pay it back over 24 months with no interest. The company announced its plans for the program during its October earnings call, but now the…
  • Apple presenting on privacy at CES.

    Mon 9:10pm By Mike Flaminio
    Bloomberg: Apple Inc. is officially returning to the Las Vegas CES technology conference for the first time in decades to discuss its stance on consumer privacy -- rather than pitch a new hardware product.…
  • First Ever Apple Music Awards

    Dec 4, 2019, 8:47 am By Mike Flaminio
    Like its annual app awards, Apple this year announced a list of awards for music artists. The awards are based on Apple Music usage and recognition of achievements. The winners for Global Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Breakthrough Artist of…
  • Apple announces their listing of the best 2019 apps

    Dec 4, 2019, 8:39 am By Mike Flaminio
    The selected apps are basically two categories for creativity and games. The games section is the largest with entries across most of Apple's platforms. There are the best games for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, and Apple Arcade.…
  • Report: Apple looking to stagger releases of future iPhones

    Dec 2, 2019, 4:32 pm By Mike Flaminio
    A report by JPMorgan analyst Samik Chatterjee suggests changes may be coming to Apple's iPhone roadmaps. After next year, Apple may look to stagger releases to two different times a year.…
  • Camera button added to updated Apple Smart Battery Case

    Nov 20, 2019, 5:53 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple released a new version of its Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The update adds the ability to activate the phone's camera with a press of a button.The case features a dedicated camera button that launches the…
  • Apple Music for Business rolling out.

    Nov 20, 2019, 5:41 pm By Mike Flaminio
    9 to 5 Mac:Apple Music is now partnering with businesses to play music at retail stores. In a partnership with PlayNetwork, businesses can sign up to Apple Music for Business plans and get licensed music to be played in their retail locations with Apple…
  • Apple looking for Windows developers

    Nov 19, 2019, 7:38 pm By Mike Flaminio
    The Verge:Apple is hunting for software engineers to help the company build media apps for Windows. The iPhone maker revealed its plans in a job listing earlier this month, spotted by Neowin, inviting potential candidates to "join us and build the next…
  • Apple Music now offering custom yearly playlist

    Nov 14, 2019, 4:24 pm By Mike Flaminio
    TechCrunch:Apple Music is taking on Spotify with the launch of a new feature, Apple Music Replay, that will allow subscribers to take a look back at their favorite music from 2019. The feature is similar in some ways to Spotify####s popular year-end review,…
  • Survey suggest iPhones unaware of ad tracking controls

    Nov 14, 2019, 4:13 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Mozilla:And yet half of iPhone users don####t know there####s a unique ID on their phone (called an IDFA, for "identifier for advertisers") tracking their app activity and sending it to third-party advertisers by default.…
  • Apple announces availability of Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR

    10:30am By Mike Flaminio
    Wednesday Apple announced that its redesigned Mac Pro and new Pro Display XDR will be shipping in December. Previously announced and expected to ship this year, the Mac Pro returns to its roots as a desktop workstation design with easy expansion and upgrades.…
  • Apple introduces 16-inch MacBook Pro

    10:24am By Mike Flaminio
    Apple took the wraps off of its long-anticipated new MacBook Pro. The entry is the new flagship Mac laptop. The New MacBook Pro features a redesigned Magic Keyboard, addressing a common complaint with MacBook users. The new scissor mechanism has a 1mm travel…
  • Truth Be Told gets red carpet for Apple TV+

    Tue 4:13pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple announced the premiere for its upcoming original series Truth Be Told. The series is scheduled to debut on Apple TV+ on December 6.Apple celebrated "Truth Be Told" today with the global premiere of the original series at The Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Los…
  • AirPods Pro Thoughts

    Nov 6, 2019, 1:28 pm By Mike Flaminio
    In a week, I've become a fan of the AirPods Pro. They're comfortable, light to be practically unnoticble, do a respectable job at noise isolation, and active noise canceling. Like other Apple devices with its custom chips, they also seamlessly sync to a single…
  • Trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's Servant for Apple TV+

    Nov 6, 2019, 1:27 pm By Mike Flaminio
    As Apple's premier slate of programming is rolling out through November and beyond, the company announced a new series starting at the end of the month.Servant from suspense/thriller filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan is set to debut November 28th. A teaser was…
  • Apple announces Health Records partnership with US Department of Veterans Affairs

    Nov 6, 2019, 1:23 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Leading up to Veterans Day in the U.S., Apple announced a partnership with the US Department of Veterans Affairs for medical records.Apple and the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that veterans across the nation and surrounding…
  • Apple TV+ earns praise for streaming quality

    Nov 4, 2019, 4:23 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Home theater enthusiasts are finding Apple's new streaming service to deliver high-quality streaming. In a post at Flat Panels HD, Apple TV+ are finding 4K video bitrates are coming in at nearly 2x the quality of Blu-ray and about half of UHD Blu-ray.Apple TV+…
  • Apple commits $2.5 billion to improve housing in California

    Nov 4, 2019, 4:19 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple announced today an initiative to counter escalating living costs around San Francisco. The effort aims to assist builders and homebuyers with subsidized financing, in addition to selling land for new development. Apple said capital earned from projects…
  • AirPods Pro repair costs and AppleCare+

    Oct 29, 2019, 4:13 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple updated its repair and warranty information for the new AirPods Pro. The AirPods Pro are expectedly more expensive to repair or replace than the regular AirPods. Out of warranty damage costs $89 per AirPod. This is an increase from $69 for the AirPods.…
  • AirPods Pro announced

    Oct 28, 2019, 4:03 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple announced a new line of its popular wireless earbuds with AirPods Pro in-ear phones. AirPods Pro arrives in stores on 10/30 and begins delivery on 10/31.…
  • iOS 13.2 now available with Deep Fusion, AirPod Pro support

    Oct 28, 2019, 3:50 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Monday Apple released an anticipated release for iOS 13. The second major update for iOS since it's release just last month, the update brings Deep Fusion. Deep Fusion was promoted during the September iPhone launch as a feature for iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro…
  • Fans keep Pebble watches going

    Oct 28, 2019, 3:45 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Vice: Look through the Pebble subreddit, and you'll find people showing off their cool watch faces and hardware mods, trading software tips, and bragging about their latest second-hand Pebble purchases. When I posted in the subreddit earlier this month,…
  • Apple Watch notifies 911 after hike ends up in a steep fall

    Oct 22, 2019, 8:17 pm By Mike Flaminio
    A 28-year-old and his girlfriend ran into some trouble while hiking In New Jersey. After getting lost, they found themselves in a precarious situation.Once it began to get dark, they decided they were going to slide down the cliff hoping they would land on…
  • Report: Illustrator coming to iPad next year

    Oct 22, 2019, 8:09 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Bloomberg:The San Jose, California-based company will preview Illustrator for iPad at its Max conference in November before launching it in 2020, according to the people, who weren####t authorized to speak publicly about the decision. Illustrator, which…
  • Apple TV+ drama See premieres

    Oct 22, 2019, 7:39 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple premiered "See" today at the Regency Village Theater in Westwood, California. Written and created by Steven Knight and directed by Francis Lawrence, "See" takes place in the distant future, after a deadly virus decimated humankind. Those who survived…