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  • Apple Watch notifies 911 after hike ends up in a steep fall

    Tue 8:17pm 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

    Tue 8:09pm 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

    Tue 7:39pm 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…
  • Apple TV comes to Roku

    Oct 15, 2019, 2:35 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Roku announced the Apple TV app is available on the RokuĀ® platform starting today. For the first time ever, Roku users can add the Apple TV app via the Roku Channel Store to discover and watch movies, TV shows and more, including accessing their iTunes video…
  • Report: Apple considering media bundle

    Oct 7, 2019, 6:54 pm By Mike Flaminio
    9 to 5 Mac relays a Financial Times report that Apple is trying to negotiate a bundle for its media subscriptions. The bundle would offer multiple services at one, presumably, less expensive rate. The report says Apple's plans have been met with mixed results.…
  • Overview and comparisons with iPhone 11 Pro Deep Fusion

    Oct 7, 2019, 6:43 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Jonathan Morrison has a new video offering a good look at how Apple's upcoming Deep Fusion works. The video does a good job explaining the feature and offering side-by-side comparisons of photos.…
  • Spotify gains Siri support Apple TV support

    Oct 7, 2019, 6:39 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Spotify today released an update to its iOS app and release a new tvOS app. The iOS update brings support for iOS 13 features of controlling Spotify across compatible devices. This will allow subscribers to voice commands for Spotify playback similar to Apple…
  • Tracking the progress of the new Apple Maps

    Oct 3, 2019, 5:14 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Justin O####Beirne has a blog tracking the progress of the new Apple Maps expansion across the U.S. There's a trove of posts on the maturation of Apple Maps over the years, but most interesting is a series of posts looking at the rollout of the new Maps.…
  • Speculation on an October Apple event

    Oct 2, 2019, 6:39 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple often holds two fall product events and speculation is building whether there will be something this October. 9 to 5 Mac runs down products rumored to be in the works that could make a fall event.…
  • iPhone 11 Deep Fusion mode reported in testing

    Oct 1, 2019, 5:34 pm By Mike Flaminio
    The Verge is reporting the announced Deep Fusion feature has shown up in the developer betas for iOS 13. The feature is exclusive for the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro models for improved photo processing.…
  • Tom's Hardware tests battery performance for all iPhone 11 models

    Oct 1, 2019, 5:26 pm By Mike Flaminio
    For our smartphone battery life test, we set all phone screens to 150 nits of screen brightness and then continuously surf the web over 4G LTE, typically using T-Mobile's network for consistency. The test automatically loads a new website every 30 seconds…
  • iPhone 11 Pro glass durability tested

    Sep 24, 2019, 5:18 pm By Mike Flaminio
    YouTuber JerryRigEverything tested an iPhone 11 Pro Max glass against scratches. Most notably, he tested the camera cover, which Apple no longer markets as sapphire glass.…
  • Apple video promotes iPadOS features

    Sep 24, 2019, 4:59 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple has a new promotional video to its YouTube channel featuring the new iPadOS. Titled "Look what you can do with iPadOS," the video quickly demonstrates the new features over iOS. The features promote multitasking and desktop-class browsing, among others.…
  • New Mac Pro to be made in Texas

    5:40pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple today confirmed that its newly redesigned Mac Pro will be manufactured in Austin, Texas. This latest generation Mac Pro, which was unveiled at Apple####s annual Worldwide Developer Conference in June, will begin production soon at the same Austin…
  • iFixit iPhone 11 Pro teardown

    5:36pm By Mike Flaminio
    iFixit has posted iPhone 11 Pro Max disassembly and analysis. Nothing really stands out that we haven't gleaned already. The new iPhone appears to have 4 GB of RAM, however, iFixit calls it "very non-definitive," meaning it hasn't located any extra ram for the…
  • How Apple made the A13 CPU more efficient and powerful

    Sep 19, 2019, 10:35 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Om Malik interviews Apple's Phil Schiller and Anand Shimpi on the A13 process or in the new iPhone 11 and 11 Pro. There are a number of interesting tidbits on how Apple over the years have worked to differentiate its products using their own chip designs.…
  • iPhone 11 Pro looks to have 25-percent Larger Batteries and 4GB of RAM

    Sep 18, 2019, 6:43 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Likely-accurate battery and RAM specifications for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max have surfaced in filings submitted to Chinese regulatory agency TENAA and uncovered by MacRumors.…
  • The Verge: iPhone 11 Pro is the "best camera on a phone"

    Sep 17, 2019, 4:36 pm By Mike Flaminio
    The Verge posted detailed video reviews of the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro. Nilay Patel had highlighted several positive improvements, particularly around the iPhone 11 Pro camera upgrade. He described it as a significant improvement over the iPhone XS and a worthy…
  • Some magnetic Apple watches may interfere with Apple Watch 5 compass

    Sep 17, 2019, 11:48 am By Mike Flaminio
    Certain Apple watches with a magnet closure have fine print noting potential interference with the new Apple Watch 5. One of the noteworthy features of the new watch is a built-in compass function. Watchbands contain magnets such as the Milanese Loop.Band…
  • Multiple camera recording also coming to iPhone XS and XR

    Sep 17, 2019, 11:43 am By Mike Flaminio
    At last week's iPhone event, Filmic Pro was demonstrated recording video from two iPhone cameras at once. It was sort of inferred this was a feature of the iPhone 11, however, it appears to be an iOS 13 feature supported in the iPhone XS and XR.…
  • iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max: the most powerful and advanced smartphones

    Sep 10, 2019, 4:49 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple today announced iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, a new pro line for iPhone that delivers advanced performance for users who want the very best smartphone. The new Super Retina XDR display is a pro display with the brightest display ever in an iPhone.…
  • iPhone 11

    Sep 10, 2019, 4:33 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple today announced iPhone 11, delivering innovations that make the world####s most popular smartphone even more powerful, improving the features people use the most throughout their day.1 iPhone 11 introduces a powerful dual-camera system, offering an…
  • Apple Watch Series 5

    Sep 10, 2019, 4:11 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple today announced Apple Watch Series 5, debuting an Always-On Retina display that never sleeps, so it####s easy to see the time and other important information, without raising or tapping the display. New location features, from a built-in compass to…
  • iPad 7th Generation

    Sep 10, 2019, 3:53 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple updated its most popular entry iPad, increasing its size from the original 9.7-inch to 10.2-inch display. In its 7th generation, the new iPad brings many features in the higher-end iPads, including Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard. The entry iPad also…
  • Apple TV+ coming November 1

    Sep 10, 2019, 3:53 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple TV+ has been a long time coming and rumored for years. Today Apple announced the launch date and price for the new streaming platform.…