Day: October 11, 2017

One Day Sales Hit Leviton HomeKit Switches, Beats Pill+ Speakers, and Sideclick Siri Remote Accessory

A few one-day-only sales today have discounted some useful Apple accessories and HomeKit products, including discounts on Leviton dimmers and light switches over at The Home Depot. The retailer’s “Special Buy of the Day” has eight of Leviton’s products on sale (one of which is now sold out), with 26 percent taken off of each …

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Microsoft Fully Drops Support for Office for Mac 2011

Microsoft has officially ended support for Office for Mac 2011 as scheduled, nearly seven years after the software suite was first released. 2011 versions of Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint will no longer receive feature or security updates as of October 10, 2017. Any form of paid or free technical support from Microsoft has also …

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Twitter Updates Apple TV App With Handoff-Like Tweet Interactions Between tvOS and iOS

Twitter today announced an update for its tvOS app, which allows you to pair your Twitter account on an iPhone or iPad with an Apple TV, and easily access Tweets on your iOS device that you see scroll by on the TV app’s live feeds. The Twitter app for Apple TV focuses on live-streaming video, …

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Apple Working With LG Display on Future Foldable iPhone

Apple is developing an iPhone with a foldable display alongside LG Display, reports Korean site The Investor. Apple is said to have chosen to work with LG and not Samsung out of fears that Samsung could get ahold of sensitive tech. This is not the first time we’ve heard rumors of a future iPhone with …

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Apple Releases iOS 11.0.3 Update With Haptic Feedback and Unresponsive Display Fixes

Apple today released iOS 11.0.3, the third official update to the new iOS 11 operating system. iOS 11.0.3 comes a little over one week after Apple released iOS 11.0.2, an update that fixed an issue causing crackling sounds to come from the iPhone 8 earpiece, and almost one month after the official release of iOS …

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Tim Cook Thinks Retailers Will Find Augmented Reality as Key as Having a Website

Apple CEO Tim Cook believes there isn’t any sector or industry that will be untouched by augmented reality going forward. Tim Cook via Alastair Nicol for Vogue In a recent interview with Vogue, Cook said he believes the technology will transform everything from fashion runway shows to shopping.”If you think about a runway show in …

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Sketchy Rumor Points Towards October 26 Launch for Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV

During WWDC in June, Apple finally confirmed that Amazon Prime Video will launch as an app for Apple TV users sometime “later this year.” Since that announcement, a few rumors and theories have predicted launch dates for the app, all of which have subsequently been passed by with no official debut of Amazon Prime Video …

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Apple Trails Google, Amazon, and Microsoft Among Ideal Employers in Recent Survey

Apple has ranked fourth, behind Google, Amazon, and Microsoft, in a recent survey of the most ideal employers for tech professionals in the United States. Apple ranked ahead of Facebook, IBM, The Walt Disney Company, and Tesla. The online survey was conducted by tech careers site Dice between June 2017 and August 2017. There were …

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iPhone X Billboards Appear in Toronto, London, Tokyo, and More Cities Around the World

We’re just over two weeks away from the pre-order date of the iPhone X on October 27, meaning it’s just over three weeks until the first group of customers will finally have Apple’s next-generation iPhone in their hands on November 3. As these dates near, Apple has begun to put up billboards for the new …

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Apple Opening Two Mac Labs in India That Will Teach Students How to Create Music Using Logic Pro X

Apple today announced it will be opening two so-called “Mac Labs” at the KM Music Conservatory’s campuses in the Indian cities of Chennai and Mumbai. The labs will teach students how to create music using Logic Pro X. Apple also said it will fund 10 full time musical scholarships at the learning institution for students …

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YouTube Testing Autoplaying Videos in Mobile App Home Screen

Google is reportedly testing a new feature for the YouTube app in which featured videos on the home screen start to play without the user’s permission. According to AndroidCentral, some users are seeing the first video featured in the Home section automatically play as soon as they open the YouTube app, with subtitles replacing the …

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Jony Ive: Debut of iPhone X Technology on 10th Anniversary of iPhone is a 'Wonderful Coincidence'

Finishing the iPhone X in time for the tenth anniversary of the iPhone in 2017 was a “wonderful coincidence”, according to Jony Ive. The Apple design chief made the comments at last month’s iPhone X event during a brief chat with Japanese design magazine Casa Brutus, which published the interview on Tuesday. Ive told the …

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Discover Now Lets Apple Pay Users Redeem Cashback Bonuses for Purchases

Discover today announced the launch of a new Apple Pay feature that will let Discover cardholders use their Cashback Bonus rewards to pay for Apple Pay purchases. To use the feature, customers make a qualifying purchase with Apple Pay using a Discover card, select “Tap for Details” in the Wallet app and then tap “Redeem” …

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Apple Adds 2017 15-Inch MacBook Pro Models to Refurbished Store

Apple today updated its online store for refurbished products to add a selection of 15-inch MacBook Pro models equipped with a Touch Bar, which is the first time the new machines have been available through the refurbished store since their June 2017 release. As of the writing of this article, Apple’s refurbished store has six …

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