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  • Apple acquires Dark Sky app

    Tue 5:30pm By Mike Flaminio
    Developers of Dark Sky have joined Apple:Today we have some important and exciting news to share: Dark Sky has joined Apple.…
  • Report: Next iPhone still on track

    Tue 5:27pm By Mike Flaminio
    COVID-19 hasn't yet derailed the next iPhone launch. Bloomberg reports that Apple's supply chain is still planning to meet this fall's schedule launch.…
  • Apple creates COVID-19 app and website

    Tue 5:23pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple has released a public health app and website to assist people in diagnosing symptoms related to COVID-19. The app was developed in partnership with the White House and FEMA using CDC guidelines. The COVID-19 app and website allow users to answer a series…
  • Early 2020 iPad Pro reviews

    Mar 24, 2020, 5:31 pm By Mike Flaminio
    With this week's release of the new iPad Pro, early reviews are coming out. The big takeaways seem to be a modest performance improvement with the A12Z processor, new camera array, and the addition of wireless mouse/trackpad support in iPadOS 13.4. Plus, the…
  • Apple issues round of OS updates

    Mar 24, 2020, 5:21 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple released updates to its various operating systems today. There are some new features around the new iPad announcement, but mostly bug and security fixes.…
  • Siri updated to help with COVID-19 symptoms

    Mar 22, 2020, 5:55 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Over the weekend, Apple updated Siri to answer questions about COVID-19. The new responses and prompts are sourced for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The response is triggered when a user asks…
  • Apple donating personal protection equipment, matching donations for COVID-19

    Mar 22, 2020, 5:37 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple CEO Tim Cook said on Twitter it is working to deliver respiration masks to healthcare workers in the US and Europe. The company is also offering matching donations from employees for relief efforts.…
  • Conan O'Brien returns with shows shot on an iPhone

    Mar 22, 2020, 5:34 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Conan O'Brien is scheduled to return to his show Conan on TBS Monday night. For the time being, Conan will be recorded at O'Brien's home using an iPhone and Skype.…
  • Updated iPad Pro

    Mar 18, 2020, 5:29 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple today updated its iPad Pro for faster processors, improved cameras, LiDAR Scanner, and upcoming support for a trackpad keyboard.Apple today announced its most advanced iPad Pro. Now with the A12Z Bionic chip, iPad Pro is faster and more powerful than…
  • Apple refreshes MacBook Air, Mac mini

    Mar 18, 2020, 4:59 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple today updated MacBook Air, the world####s most loved notebook, with faster performance, the new Magic Keyboard, twice the storage and a new lower price of $999, and $899 for education.1 The new MacBook Air delivers up to two times faster CPU performance2…
  • Apple details COVID-19 response

    Mar 16, 2020, 8:49 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple has outlined several changes to its operations as a result of the pandemic. On the positive side, last week reopened all stores in Greater China; however, it will be closing stores elsewhere through March 27.The global spread of COVID-19 is affecting…
  • Apple announces an online format for this year's developer conference

    Mar 16, 2020, 8:43 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple has announced that its annual World Wide Developer Conference will take place online. The change addresses uncertainty over holding a large event of participants in the coming months.Now in its 31st year, WWDC 2020 will take on an entirely new online…
  • Apple offers advice on disinfecting devices

    Mar 9, 2020, 5:34 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Via MacRumors:Using a 70 percent isopropyl alcohol wipe or Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, you may gently wipe the hard, nonporous surfaces of your Apple product, such as the display, keyboard, or other exterior surfaces. Don't use bleach. Avoid getting moisture in…
  • Upcoming iPhone releases may be impacted by COVID-19

    Mar 9, 2020, 5:31 pm By Mike Flaminio
    9 to 5 Mac:Over the weekend, Bank of America analysts released a report predicting that the flagship 5G iPhone series could be delayed by a month as another example of the COVID-19 coronavirus impact on the supply chain.…
  • Mozilla petition for Apple to rotate iPhone tracking IDs

    Mar 9, 2020, 5:29 pm By Mike Flaminio
    A petition on Mozilla is asking to make a change to iPhone privacy settings. Each phone has a unique ID for tracking purposes. This tracking allows some legitimate purposes like usability analytics, quality testing, and appropriately targeted marketing. The…
  • Apple announces She Creates sessions in retail stores

    Mar 2, 2020, 4:41 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple Monday announced a series of events at Apple Stores for International Women's Day. Apple also announced that special sessions at select stores will be hosted by female creators. Throughout March, Apple Stores worldwide will host a series of over 5,000…
  • Recyling Mac malware

    Mar 2, 2020, 4:32 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Security researching Patrick Wardle demonstrated the concept of repurposing sophisticated macOS malware to deliver a different payload. The malware in question allegedly was developed by government agencies.…
  • Eero gains HomeKit support

    Feb 27, 2020, 7:59 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Amazon's erro mesh WiFi system now supports Apple HomeKit. The support previously announced support for AppleHomeKit last summer. HomeKit allows devices easier management of devicesWith Apple HomeKit, eero gives you even more protection of your HomeKit…
  • Report: Rumored Apple AirTags expected to be waterproof, charge magnetically

    Feb 24, 2020, 4:13 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple is believed to be working on a wireless tag device for attaching to and tracking/locating physical objects. The devices are thought to be similar to the popular Tile wireless devices. Rumored to be called AirTags, evidence of the device has appeared in…
  • Warren Buffett calls Apple probably the best business I know in the world

    Feb 24, 2020, 4:07 pm By Mike Flaminio
    A CNBC interview with Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett touched on the company's sizable investment in Apple stock. "It####s probably the best business I know in the world. And that is a bigger commitment that we have in any business except insurance and…
  • Apple TV trailer for Amazing Stories

    Feb 17, 2020, 7:50 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple has posted the first trailer for its upcoming Amazing Stories series. Amazing Stories is a reboot of the short-lived, but landmark show NBC from the '80s.…
  • Apple Music 2020 personal playlist now available

    Feb 17, 2020, 7:30 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Toward the end of last year, Apple launched personalized Replay playlists charting subscriber's most listened to tracks for each year subscribed to Apple Music. The 2019 playlist changed over the final weeks of the year.…
  • Apple warns of lowered sales due to Coronavirus

    Feb 17, 2020, 7:22 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Our quarterly guidance issued on January 28, 2020 reflected the best information available at the time as well as our best estimates about the pace of return to work following the end of the extended Chinese New Year holiday on February 10. Work is starting to…
  • Redesigned Apple Maps now available for all U.S. users

    Jan 30, 2020, 4:37 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Over the past year or so Apple has been gradually rolling out enhanced maps. The rollout has been progressing region by region. The update offers greater detail for all map elements and other improvements. The company said it plans to roll out improved maps in…
  • Apple Broadcom loses $1 billion patent infringement case

    Jan 30, 2020, 4:33 pm By Mike Flaminio
    CalTech has won a patent infringement lawsuit with Apple and Broadcom. Apple uses the offending chips in pretty much across its entire product line up from mobile, wearable, home, and computers.…