Day: November 9, 2017

Apple Working on Fix for Bug Causing iPhone X Display to Become Temporarily Unresponsive in Cold Weather

Over the course of the last week, there have been a growing number of complaints from users who have discovered that the display of the iPhone X becomes unresponsive in the cold. Users on both reddit and the MacRumors forums have noticed that their iPhones immediately refuse to recognize some touch input when exposed to …

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iPhone X Case Review Roundup 4: Caseology, X-Doria, and MagBak

The fourth case review in my iPhone X Review Roundup series focuses on Caseology, X-Doria, and MagBak. If you’ve missed my previous posts, I’m taking a close look at iPhone X cases from a range of manufacturers. We don’t often feature case reviews on MacRumors, but with the launch of the iPhone X and its …

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Apple Publishes New Diversity and Inclusion Report

Apple today shared its latest report on diversity and inclusion, detailing its hiring practices over the course of the last year. According to Apple, from July 2016 to July 2017, half of all new hires were from “historically underrepresented groups in tech,” including women, black, Hispanic, Native American, Native Hawaiian, and Other Pacific Islander. 25% …

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Apple Design Chief Jony Ive: iPhone X Will 'Change and Evolve' Over Time

Apple design chief Jony Ive recently sat down for an interview with design, architecture, and fashion magazine Wallpaper* to discuss Apple Park, Apple’s newest campus in Cupertino, California which he had a hand in designing, and the iPhone X, Apple’s newest device. The iPhone X, Ive says, was designed to serve as a vessel for …

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New 'Médor' Apple Watch Hermès Band Coming on November 14

Apple and Hermès have partnered up to launch a new Hermès-branded band for the Apple Watch, called Médor. Available in a “Noir Swift” black leather, the Médor band comes in Double Tour (38mm) and Single Tour (42mm) variations and joins the existing Hermès Apple Watch band lineup. The design of the new Médor band is …

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Apple Launches New Version of Clips With 360-Degree Selfie Scenes

Apple today updated its Clips video app with a promised “Selfie Scenes” feature that’s designed to use the front-facing TrueDepth camera on the iPhone X to immerse users in 360-degree animated landscapes. Available Selfie Scenes transport users to “bustling cities, serene landscapes, abstract paintings” and, through a Disney partnership, the Millennium Falcon and Mega-Destroyer from …

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Apple Releases iOS 11.1.1 Update With Fix for 'A[?]' Autocorrect Bug

Apple today released iOS 11.1.1, the sixth official update to the iOS 11 operating system. iOS 11.1.1 comes a week and a half after Apple released iOS 11.1, the first major update to iOS 11. iOS 11.1 introduced new emoji and included several important bug fixes. The iOS 11.1.1 update can be downloaded for free …

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Apple is $100 Billion Away From Becoming World's Only Trillion Dollar Company

Apple shares are currently trading for around $175, giving the iPhone maker a market cap of roughly $900 billion. The valuation puts Apple within $100 billion of becoming the world’s only trillion dollar company. Apple shares will have to rise to around the $195 mark for the company to reach a trillion dollar valuation, depending …

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Facebook Expands Apartment Rental Category in Marketplace With 'Hundreds of Thousands' of Listings

Just over one year after Facebook replaced the Messenger tab in its iOS app with “Marketplace,” the company today announced that the tab will now support an expanded section for listings related to house and apartment rentals. United States users looking to rent will be able to browse “hundreds of thousands” of listings in Marketplace …

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iPhone X Should Push Apple Ahead of Samsung as World's Largest Smartphone Maker

Apple will dethrone Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone maker in the fourth quarter of 2017, on the strength of strong iPhone X demand, according to Taiwanese market research firm TrendForce. TrendForce estimates Apple will record 19.1 percent market share in the quarter, encompassing the busy holiday shopping season, which would be slightly ahead of …

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Free-to-Play Strategy Game 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' Arrives on the iOS App Store

Following an announcement earlier this year during E3, South Park: Phone Destroyer is launching today on iOS and Android devices. The game was developed by Ubisoft studio RedLynx in collaboration with South Park Digital Studios, and combines real-time strategy and collectible card mechanics with the world of South Park. Similar to the console games South …

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Feral Releases Rome: Total War Collection on iPad for $16.99

Feral Interactive today announced ROME: Total War Collection for iPad, a bundle set containing acclaimed historical strategy game ROME: Total War and its expansions Barbarian Invasion and Alexander. The release marks the first anniversary of the original ROME: Total War on iPad. The collection brings the tactics and battles of the acclaimed strategy title to …

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Mozilla Releases Firefox 10 for iOS With New 'Photon' UI, Tracking Protection, and More

Mozilla released version 10 of its Firefox browser for iOS on Wednesday. With a new look the developers have dubbed “Photon”, the update represents the Quantum release for mobile, boasting the same performance advantages as its forthcoming equivalent for desktops. The more modern design aims to put users’ needs first, with rearranged menus for easier …

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Trio of Apple Suppliers Report Bumper Revenues for October

Three Apple suppliers shared revenue reports today, providing a glimpse at how their contributions to Apple’s latest product line-up affected their income in the month of October. Unsurprisingly, suppliers for Apple’s flagship iPhone X, Pegatron and Wistron, both had good news to share with investors. Pegatron reported consolidated revenues of $5.52 billion for October 2017, …

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Apple Expands 'Everyone Can Code' Initiative to Students Around the World

Apple today announced that its “Everyone Can Code” initiative is being expanded to more than 20 colleges and universities outside of the United States. RMIT in Australia, Mercantec in Denmark, Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen in the Netherlands, Unitec Institute of Technology in New Zealand, and Plymouth University in the UK are some of the …

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