'Amazon Go' Stores Will Let You Grab Groceries and Go, No Checkout Needed

'Amazon Go' Stores Will Let You Grab Groceries and Go, No Checkout Needed Apple customers may be familiar with the option of walking into an Apple retail store, purchasing a product with the Apple Store app, and walking out without checking out or even speaking to a single employee, and now Amazon seeks to one-up […]

Bay Area Apple Stores Experience String of Robberies

Bay Area Apple Stores Experience String of Robberies A robbery at an Apple Store in Palo Alto over the weekend has continued a string of Apple Store-related burglaries plaguing the Bay Area over the past few weeks. In Palo Alto, the University Avenue Apple Store was targeted by between eight and ten individuals who drove […]

Apple Maps Now Supports Transit in Minneapolis–Saint Paul

Apple Maps Now Supports Transit in Minneapolis–Saint Paul Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data for Minnesota’s twin cities Minneapolis and Saint Paul, enabling iPhone users in the metropolitan area to navigate using public transportation, including Metro Transit buses and trains. Apple introduced Transit in Maps as part of iOS 9 in select […]

Apple Testing Redesigned Photos Web App on iCloud.com Beta With macOS-like Interface

Apple Testing Redesigned Photos Web App on iCloud.com Beta With macOS-like Interface Apple has updated the iCloud beta website with a new Photos section that includes improved navigation tools similar to the native Photos app on macOS Sierra. As discovered by MacMagazine [Google Translate], the Photos section in the beta site now includes a sidebar […]

App Store Gains New Section for Single Sign-on Apps From Supported TV Providers

App Store Gains New Section for Single Sign-on Apps From Supported TV Providers Ahead of the official launch of Single Sign-on on tvOS 10.1 and iOS 10.2 later this month, Apple has added a new App Store section with apps that support the feature for beta testers. The apps are categorized by supported TV providers, […]

Apple's Next Store Opens in Shanghai on December 10

Apple's Next Store Opens in Shanghai on December 10 Apple has announced it will be opening a new retail store at Vanke Mall in Qibao, an ancient town and popular tourist destination in the suburbs of Shanghai, China, on Saturday, December 10 at 10:00 a.m. local time. The location will become Apple’s seventh retail store […]

'Weak Demand' for VR and AR Causing Concerns for Companies Investing in the Technology

'Weak Demand' for VR and AR Causing Concerns for Companies Investing in the Technology Sales related to virtual reality and augmented reality products “have been weaker than expected,” according to data collected by a number of market research firms and shared by DigiTimes. A lack of content and expensive prices, specifically for VR headsets, are […]

Apple Criticized by Korean Game Developers for its App Store Refund Policy

Apple Criticized by Korean Game Developers for its App Store Refund Policy Apple has been criticized in South Korea for its mobile app refund policy which game developers say removes them from the process and is regularly being abused. Apple controls the App Store payment refund process for paid-for apps and determines whether to give […]

MacBook Pro Users Express Concerns About Limited Battery Life

MacBook Pro Users Express Concerns About Limited Battery Life A subset of users who purchased a new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar claim to be experiencing shorter than expected battery life. In particular, some users claim to be getting as little as 3 to 6 hours of battery life on a single charge, or between […]

Google Chrome Browser 55 Fixes Security Holes and Defaults to HTML5

Google Chrome Browser 55 Fixes Security Holes and Defaults to HTML5 Google this week began rolling out the latest update to its desktop Chrome web browser ahead of schedule, with Chrome 55 fixing multiple security vulnerabilities and defaulting to HTML5 on the majority of websites. Google Chrome has been phasing out Flash support since September, […]