Day: November 10, 2017

Apple's Extended 2017 Holiday Return Policy Said to Begin November 25

Apple’s annual extended holiday return policy will begin November 25 in the United States, according to a senior Apple support advisor. Most products and accessories purchased between November 25 and December 25 of this year will be eligible for return until January 8, 2018 in the United States, and the extended window likely applies to …

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Facebook Rebrands Standalone 'Events' iOS App as 'Facebook Local'

One year after launching the standalone “Events” app for iOS and Android devices, Facebook today announced a rebranding and relaunch of the app that will also bring bars, restaurants, and nearby attractions to your attention. Now called “Local from Facebook,” or simply “Facebook Local,” the app combines your Facebook events with nearby hotspots into a …

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Apple Stores in Burlingame, CA and Burlington, MA Reopen Next Weekend Following Renovations

Apple today announced that its retail stores in Burlingame, California, near San Mateo, and Burlington, Massachusetts, near Boston, will celebrate grand reopenings on Saturday, November 18 at 10:00 a.m. local time. A render of Apple’s new store in Burlingame, California via Storeteller Both locations have been closed for several months while undergoing renovations, as part …

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Apple Community Envisions Better Ways to Activate Control Center on iPhone X

One of the biggest software changes on Apple’s new iPhone X is the location of Control Center, the useful user interface that provides you with quick access to music playback controls, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi toggles, the flashlight, calculator, and much more thanks to iOS 11’s customizable layout. On pre-iPhone X devices, the Control Center is …

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iPhone X Owners Encountering Green Line on Display Due to Potential Hardware Defect

A limited but increasing number of iPhone X owners have encountered a green line appearing on the smartphone’s display. Photo via Twitter user mix0mat0sis‏ At least 25 customers have shared photos of the potential hardware defect across the Apple Support Communities, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, and the MacRumors forums since the iPhone X launched a week …

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Instagram's Testing a Feature That Lets Users Follow Hashtags

Instagram is currently testing a new feature that allows users to follow hashtags on the picture-sharing social platform, according to reports. Currently, Instagram users must rely on individual accounts to keep up with content they want to engage with. However the added ability to follow hashtags, first spotted by Twitter user @Social_Pip and The Next …

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Chrome Browser Updates Coming to Prevent Unexpected Web Page Redirects

Google this week revealed some upcoming enhancements to its Chrome browser that aim to protect users from encountering unwanted content on the web, such as when a site unexpectedly redirects them to another page when they click on a video play button. Google says that incidents of users being redirected by websites to unintended destinations …

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Logitech to Upgrade Harmony Link Owners for Free Following Online Backlash

Logitech has announced in a blog post that it will offer Harmony Link hub owners a free upgrade to the more recent Harmony Hub before it bricks the older smart home controller in early 2018. Previously, the company had offered owners who were out of warranty a 35 percent discount on the newer $100 hub …

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Apple Launches New 'This Weekend Only' App Store Deals Feature

As part of its newly updated App Store in iOS 11, Apple is introducing a new “This Weekend Only” feature for the “Today” section, which will see the company offering “new ways to save” with apps. Apple will introduce an app with a special deal each Thursday, with discounts available through Sunday. To celebrate the …

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