Apple reportedly announcing a slew of MacBook updates next month

Apple reportedly announcing a slew of MacBook updates next month Apple's annual developer conference hasn't been a venue for product launches in four years, but it might produce a bumper crop of laptops this time around. Bloomberg sources hear that Apple is planning to upgrade at least the 12-inch MacBook and Mac… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Pacemaker+ makes your mixes better and easier to share

Pacemaker+ makes your mixes better and easier to share In news that'll please budding mix-meisters (you're not actually a DJ, sorry), popular iOS mixing app Pacemaker has just received a hefty paid update. Pacemaker+ doubles down on its existing social features, allowing users to seamlessly create and sh… Source: Engadget Link: Pacemaker+ makes your mixes […]

Australia Sues Apple For Bricking iPhones Repaired by Third Parties

Australia Sues Apple For Bricking iPhones Repaired by Third Parties Apple forbids consumers from taking their iPhones to third parties for repair, and sometimes even bricks phones as punishment. But Australia has said that’s not cool and is suing the tech behemoth. Or, to put it in Australian, “yeah nah mate, garn git fucked.” Read […]

Apple Says It Has No Plans for Solely ARM-Based or Touchscreen Macs

Apple Says It Has No Plans for Solely ARM-Based or Touchscreen Macs Apple recently invited a small group of reporters to Cupertino for a roundtable discussion about the Mac, and while the conversation was primarily focused on the Mac Pro, Apple also revealed that it has no plans for Macs with touchscreens or Macs powered […]

Apple says it's already patched 'many' Wikileaks iOS exploits

Apple says it's already patched 'many' Wikileaks iOS exploits Less than 24 hours ago, Wikileaks published a large cache of documents detailing top secret CIA operations conducted by its Center for Cyber Intelligence. Included in the 8,761 documents and files, referred to was Vault 7, are references to zero-day… Source: Engadget Link: Apple says it's […]

Apple is reportedly reinventing the iPhone's fingerprint reader

Apple is reportedly reinventing the iPhone's fingerprint reader Future iPhones may revolve around more than just an eye-catching curved display. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who frequently (though not always) has a knack for hardware scoops, believes that Apple is designing a whole new Touch ID fingerprin… Source: Engadget Link: Apple is reportedly reinventing the […]

'The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth' Finally Comes to iOS Devices

'The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth' Finally Comes to iOS Devices Popular roguelike shooter The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is finally available on iOS devices. The highly-anticipated game was originally supposed to come out in early 2016, but its dark themes caused it to be rejected by Apple. Based on a Flash game first released in […]

New Apple Patent Shows How That Edge-to-Edge Display Could Work

New Apple Patent Shows How That Edge-to-Edge Display Could Work On Tuesday, the US Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a patent that gives credence to those rumors of an edge-to-edge OLED iPhone. For years, users have longed for a phone that’s totally made up of a screen—no bullshit bezel needed—and this looks […]

Russia Forces Apple to Remove LinkedIn From Russian App Store

Russia Forces Apple to Remove LinkedIn From Russian App Store Russian authorities have required Apple and Google to remove the LinkedIn app from the App Store and Google Play in Russia, reports The New York Times. The move comes a couple weeks after Russia blocked LinkedIn’s website. The demand by Russian authorities to remove LinkedIn in Apple and […]

Verizon Eliminates Two-Year Contracts for Smartphone Upgrades

Verizon Eliminates Two-Year Contracts for Smartphone Upgrades Starting today, Verizon will no longer be allowing customers who are upgrading their smartphones to purchase a two-year contract, effectively eliminating two-year contracts for all new and existing users. While Verizon did away with two-year contracts for new customers back in August of 2015, existing customers were able […]

What Do You Want to See From Apple in 2017?

What Do You Want to See From Apple in 2017? We’ve covered what we expect to see from Apple in 2017 based on the rumors that are circulating so far in our recent What to Expect post. On the horizon are a new iPhone 8 with a radically redesigned body and an edge-to-edge display, a […]

Lemmings and Pac-Man Shown Off on MacBook Pro's Touch Bar

Lemmings and Pac-Man Shown Off on MacBook Pro's Touch Bar Since the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar was released, developers have been finding increasingly clever, if impractical, things to do with the tiny LCD screen built into the MacBook Pro’s keyboard. It’s been turned into a piano and used to run Doom, and now two […]

Go Download Your New iOS Emoji Right Now

Go Download Your New iOS Emoji Right Now Image: Apple/Emojipedia/Gizmodo Composite Apple on Monday released iOS 10.2 for the iPhone and iPad. There are a number of new features, including the new TV app, but the real reason you want to download iOS 10.2 is for the hundreds of new and redesigned emoji. Read more… […]

Demand for wearable tech is growing (but not for smartwatches)

Demand for wearable tech is growing (but not for smartwatches) If you were hoping the smartwatch market would bounce back from its recent slump when a slew of new models hit the market, you're about to be disappointed. IDC estimates that wearable device shipments grew ever so slightly (3.1 percent) in the third… Source: Engadget […]

Apple's diversity numbers haven't moved much in a year

Apple's diversity numbers haven't moved much in a year It's been a year where tech companies have been pledging their fealty to the concept of diversity, but backed that up with very little action. Recode has unearthed a document that Apple sent to America's Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that m… Source: Engadget Link: Apple's diversity […]

Touch Bar MacBook Pro Orders Begin Shipping to European Customers

Touch Bar MacBook Pro Orders Begin Shipping to European Customers The first wave of European shipments of MacBook Pros with Touch Bars appear to be out for delivery, after several Apple customers across the pond and beyond saw their orders enter the “Preparing for Dispatch” stage over the last 48 hours. Many MacRumors readers in […]

Malicious Video Link Causes iOS Devices to Freeze, Requiring a Hard Reset

Malicious Video Link Causes iOS Devices to Freeze, Requiring a Hard Reset A malicious video link that when played in Safari causes iOS devices to crash has been discovered this morning. Playing the MP4 video in question through Safari appears to have no effect at first, but gradually the operating system slows down before it […]