Day: November 17, 2017

iPhone X Case Review Roundup 5: Pad & Quill, Spigen, OtterBox, LifeProof, Totallee and Sena

The fifth review of my iPhone X Roundup series focuses on Pad & Quill, Spigen, OtterBox, LifeProof, Totallee, and Sena. 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 …

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TouchArcade iOS Gaming Roundup: Reigns: Her Majesty, Animal Crossing, Sky, PUBG Knock-Offs, and More

Apologies for missing last week’s iOS gaming roundup, but I’ve got a good reason: I was in Jordan judging Middle Eastern and North African mobile games for the International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA). It’s an organization that for fourteen years now has been hosting international competitions looking for the best mobile games. I’ve been involved …

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Apple Park Visitor's Center Now Open to the Public

The Visitor’s Center at Apple’s new Apple Park campus opened up to the public this morning, allowing Apple fans to visit the Cupertino location to check out the campus and purchase souvenirs and snacks. It features a cantilevered carbon fiber roof that was designed to look like it floats, along with staircases, stone walls, and …

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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Powerstation USB-C XXL From Mophie

For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Mophie to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Powerstation XXL that’s equipped with both USB-C and USB-A, so it can be used with a wide range of devices. The Powerstation XXL, priced at $149.95, features a 19,000 mAh battery, which Mophie says is enough juice …

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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of watchOS 4.2 to Developers

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming watchOS 4.2 update to developers for testing purposes, four days after seeding the third watchOS 4.2 beta and over two weeks after releasing the watchOS 4.1 update. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the new watchOS 4.2 beta can …

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Promise Technology Debuts $249 Thunderbolt 3 Dock With 5 USB-A Ports, 2 TB3 Ports and SD Card Slot

Promise Technology today announced the launch of its new TD-300 Thunderbolt 3 dock, which is designed for Apple’s latest MacBook Pro models with USB-C and Thunderbolt 3. The TD-300 features five USB 3.0 ports (three at the back and two at the front), two Thunderbolt 3 ports, a Gigabit Ethernet port, an audio in/out port, …

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Apple Says HomePod is Delayed Until Early 2018

Apple today announced it has delayed the release of the HomePod until early 2018. The speaker was originally set to launch in December. In a statement provided to MacRumors and other media outlets, Apple said it needs “a little more time” before the HomePod is ready.We can’t wait for people to experience HomePod, Apple’s breakthrough …

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KGI: Next Year's iPhone Models to Have Upgraded Intel and Qualcomm Modems Enabling Faster LTE Speeds

Apple’s next-generation iPhone models released in 2018 will feature Intel’s XMM 7560 and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X20 modems, enabling faster LTE transmission speeds, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Image: KGI Securities Kuo highlighted that both new chips support 4×4 MIMO technology, compared to only 2×2 MIMO in the latest iPhone models, which leads him …

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Apple Extends Free Repairs of Anti-Reflective Coating on Select MacBook and MacBook Pro Models

Apple has extended free repairs of anti-reflective coating issues for all 12-inch MacBook models and 2013 or newer MacBook Pro models. Apple has authorized coverage within four years from the original purchase date of an affected MacBook or MacBook Pro, according to an internal document distributed to Apple Authorized Service Providers and later obtained by …

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'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Gets 4K Mention on iTunes, Suggesting Disney's 4K Holdout May Be Ending

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has received a card on the iTunes Movies storefront that encourages users to watch the film in 4K HDR on the Apple TV 4K, suggesting that Disney’s 4K video holdout on iTunes may end soon. The change comes after news in September that Disney would be the only major …

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Apple Discounts BeatsX, Solo3 Wireless, and Powerbeats3 Wireless by $40 to $60

Apple has discounted its BeatsX, Solo3 Wireless, and Powerbeats3 Wireless headphones by $40 to $60 for a limited time in the United States. BeatsX — $149.95, now $99.95 Beats Solo3 Wireless — $299.95, now $239.95 Beats Powerbeats3 Wireless — $199.95, now $159.95Apple’s discount on Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones also applies to the newer “Neighborhood Collection” colors. Apple’s …

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'DirecTV Now' Offering Free 32GB Apple TV 4K When Signing Up for 4-Month Service at $140

With DirecTV Now’s latest offer, if you sign up for four months of the streaming TV service at an upfront cost of around $140, you’ll get the 32GB Apple TV 4K for free. DirecTV Now starts at $35/month for the “Live a Little” package, which adds up to $140 for four months of service (without …

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Spotify App Updated With Support for iPhone X Displays

Spotify updated its iOS app today with support for iPhone X, exactly two weeks since Apple’s latest smartphone launched. The update removes the letterboxing of Spotify’s interface on the iPhone X’s 5.8-inch OLED display, which should come as welcome news to heavy users of the app, allowing them to see more of track lists and …

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