MacRumors

MacRumors is a US technology news website that collects and reports Apple-related stories. Launched in 2000, the site has over 65 million page views globally per month and over 900,000 Twitter followers. By consolidating reports, monitoring industry news worldwide, and cross-referencing claims, MacRumors keeps track of the world's most valuable company.

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Leaker: iPhone 12 Lineup to Feature Faster Face ID, Improved Zoom, and Longer Battery Life
Leaker Max Weinbach has today shared new “finalized and revised” information about the upcoming iPhone 12 via his Twitter account...
iPhone 12 May See 5G Connectivity Issues in the UK
The upcoming iPhone 12 may have serious issues connecting to 5G in the United Kingdom, reports The Telegraph. The report cites...
iPhone 12 Colors: Eight Total, Including Striking New Blue Color
Apple’s iPhone 12 lineup is expected to come in eight different colors, overhauling the iPhone color options to prospective customers. The colors...
Aqara Launches ‘G2H’ Camera With HomeKit Secure Video
Smart home device company Aqara has today launched the “G2H” home security camera with HomeKit Secure Video support. HomeKit...
Xbox Cloud Gaming ‘Absolutely Will End Up on iOS,’ Says Microsoft Gaming Boss
Microsoft’s vice-president of gaming, Phil Spencer, has told employees that the company is still intending to bring Game Pass streaming to the...
Hackers Discover 55 Apple Vulnerabilities, Awarded Nearly $300,000 in Bounties [Updated]
A group of hackers has been awarded nearly $300,000 by Apple for discovering 55 vulnerabilities in the company’s systems. Sam...
Apple Applies for Trademark of ‘iPhone for Life’ in Hong Kong
Apple has applied for a trademark on the phrase “iPhone for Life” in Hong Kong, according to a partly-private filing discovered by Patently...
iPhone 12 to Have Major Performance Improvements [Updated]
Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 lineup is likely to see major performance and efficiency improvements thanks to the A14 Bionic Processor. ...
Audio-Focused Natural History Series ‘Earthsound’ Coming to Apple TV+
Apple TV+ will gain a new natural history series titled “Earthsound,” in a project that uses the latest audio technology to tell stories from...
‘iPhone 13’ May Have a Smaller Notch
The notch, which houses the front-facing TrueDepth camera system, on Apple’s 2021 “iPhone 13” lineup may be smaller, according to the...
Apple Event Hashtag on Twitter Gets Another Custom Apple Logo
The #AppleEvent hashtag on Twitter has today been customized to include an Apple logo reflecting the orange and blue hues of Apple’s “Hi,...
Apple Brings Health Records on iPhone to the UK and Canada
Apple has today announced that access to Health Records on the iPhone is now available in the UK and Canada, providing a fuller, more secure picture...
Otter Announces Investment and Collaboration With Brydge
Otter Products, maker of the popular Otterbox mobile accessories, has announced a “strategic investment” in Brydge, in a move that is set to...
HomeKit Adaptive Lighting Feature Appears for German Beta Testers
HomeKit’s new Adaptive Lighting feature has appeared for Philips Hue beta testers in Germany, according to iphone-ticker. At WWDC...
iPhone 12 Mini: Five Rumored Features You Might Be Giving Up
The iPhone 12 mini is set to be the smallest iPhone in many years, with a screen size of just 5.4 inches and a body size smaller than anything...
First A14 Benchmarks from iPad Air 4 Appear Online
Benchmarks supposedly for Apple’s A14 Bionic processor in the iPad Air 4, first spotted by Twitter user “Ice Universe,” reveal that the...
iPhone 13 Lineup Rumored to Feature 120Hz ProMotion Displays, No iPhone SE 3 Until 2022
Experienced display analyst Ross Young has today shared a range of information from Mizuho Securities about the “iPhone 13,” rumored to...
App Store Reportedly Earned Twice as Much as the Google Play Store in Q3 2020
$29.3 billion was spent overall on Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store, with over 35.6 billion app installs, in the third quarter...
iPhone 12: Ten Things to Know About the Next iPhone
With the upcoming iPhone 12 lineup expected to arrive this month, and after months of leaks and rumors, what exactly do we know about Apple’s...
EU Plans to Ban Tech Companies From Pre-Installing Apps, Force Them to Share Data With Competitors
The EU is planning to implement wide-ranging legal measures to compel major tech companies to share data with competitors and give no preference to...
Facebook Unifies Messenger and Instagram Direct Messaging Experiences
Around a month after Facebook began quietly merging its Messenger service with Instagram direct messaging, the transition has been officially...
iPhone 12 ‘Pro Max’ Model to Sport Unique High-End Features
The upcoming “iPhone 12 Pro Max” is anticipated to have a number of unique high-end features not found on any other iPhone, such as its...
‘South of the Circle’ Coming to Apple Arcade
Adventure game “South of the Circle” is coming to Apple Arcade, with an innovative new aesthetic inspired by mid-century screen printing. ...
iPhone 12 May Launch Earlier Than Usual in South Korea
The upcoming iPhone 12 lineup may launch earlier than usual in South Korea, reports The Korea Herald. South Korean telecoms firms speaking...
Microsoft Internally Worked on a Mac OS X Aqua Inspired Windows XP Theme
Microsoft tested a Windows XP theme that closely resembled Mac OS X’s Aqua GUI, reports The Verge. A recent Windows XP source code...
Facebook Lobbying for Option to Make Messenger Default on iOS
Facebook is now actively seeking an option to make its Messenger app the default app for messages on iPhones, reports The Information. ...
Video Offers Closer Look at Apple Face Mask
YouTube channel Unbox Therapy has today shared a new video giving a closer look at Apple’s reusable face masks for corporate and retail...
iOS 14 Organizes Your Home Screen Easier Than Ever [Updated]
Apple’s iOS 14 update sports an entirely new way of organizing apps using the new “App Library” feature. The App Library is designed to...
Apple Watch Solo Loop Sizing Matches Sport Loop Holes
The Apple Watch Solo Loop sizing effectively maps to the holes of the Sport Loop, according to John Gruber. The distance between the holes in every...
Epic Games, Spotify, and Tile Form ‘Coalition for App Fairness’ to ‘Fight Back’ Against Apple
A range of companies, including Epic Games, Spotify, and Tile, have formed a new organization called the “Coalition for App Fairness,” in an...
Apple Highlights App Store’s Role in Discovery, Privacy, and Safety: ‘More Than Just a Storefront’
Apple has overhauled its About the App Store and Developing for the App Store web pages to focus on several key areas, including discovery, privacy...
Apple Removes 5W Power Adapter From Apple Watch Edition and Apple Watch Hermès
Apple has removed the 5W Power Adapter from the Apple Watch Edition and Apple Watch Hermès. Both Apple Watch models included the power adapter for...
Widgetsmith Guide: How To, Tutorial, and Ideas
Although other methods are available for making the most out of iOS 14′s widgets feature, Widgetsmith is among the most popular apps to make...
Apple Watch SE vs. Apple Watch Series 3 Buyer’s Guide
In September 2020, Apple updated its popular Apple Watch lineup, introducing an entirely new model of Apple Watch: Apple Watch SE. This new model...
Mariah Carey Interviewed on ‘The Oprah Conversation’ for Apple TV+
Mariah Carey has been interviewed by Oprah Winfrey for Apple TV+ show “The Oprah Conversation,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. ...
Microsoft Announces Outlook for Mac Redesign, Improvements to iOS and watchOS Apps
Microsoft has today announced plans to bring a new design to its Outlook for Mac app along with several other improvements and features for Outlook...
iOS 14: How to Change Picture on Photo Widget
iOS 14 brought a totally new system of widgets to the home screen. You can now customize the look of your home screen with hundreds of options to...
AppleCare+ Now Available in Norway [Update: Also Finland and Denmark]
AppleCare+ is now available in Norway, according to Apple’s Norwegian website. Previously, AppleCare was the only option in Norway for Apple...
AppleCare Guide: Is it Worth Paying For?
Most Apple products come with a one-year limited warranty that covers hardware failures and manufacturing defects, and up to 90 days of complimentary...
AppleCare+ Monthly Payments Expand to the UK and Germany
After expanding AppleCare+ monthly payments to a number of new territories in July, Apple has now made the scheme available to customers in the...
iPhone 12 Lineup Rumored to Be Named ‘iPhone 12 mini,’ ‘iPhone 12,’ ‘iPhone 12 Pro,’ and ‘iPhone 12 Pro Max’
Leaker known as “L0vetodream” has today shared the alleged naming for the upcoming iPhone 12 lineup on Twitter. The tweet proposes that the...
How to Change App Icons on iOS 14 Home Screen
As the trend of customizing your home screen becomes popular in the aftermath of the release of iOS 14, some users are choosing to add custom app...
AirPods Studio Rumored to Come With U1 Chip, Ultra-Wideband Said to Be Vital to Future Apple Ecosystem
Proven leaker known as “L0vetodream” has today shared a range of information about the ultra-wideband U1 chip in Apple’s upcoming AirTags...
Apple Watch Series 5 vs. Series 6 Buyer’s Guide
In September 2020, Apple updated its popular Apple Watch lineup, introducing the new Apple Watch Series 6. The Apple Watch Series 6 replaced the...
Nike Run Club Update Brings a New Modular Watch Face, ‘Twilight Mode,’ and ‘Streaks’
Nike has today announced a number of software updates to the Apple Watch Nike and the Nike Run Club app for the Apple Watch. The Apple...
US Downloads of TikTok and WeChat to Be Banned on Sunday
The U.S. Commerce Department is moving to ban downloads of TikTok and WeChat within the United States from this Sunday (via Reuters). The...
Epic Games Announces ‘Fortnite: Save the World’ Will No Longer Be Playable on macOS
Epic Games has announced that “Fortnite: Save the World” will no longer be playable on macOS, after Apple terminated Epic Games’...
Apple Watch Series 6 vs. Apple Watch SE Buyer’s Guide
In September 2020, Apple updated its popular Apple Watch lineup, introducing two new models; the Apple Watch Series 6 and the Apple Watch SE. ...
‘Stillwater’ and ‘Doug Unplugs’ Coming to Apple TV+, Second Seasons of ‘Ghostwriters’ and ‘Helpsters’ Arriving in October
Apple has today unveiled two new children’s programs titled “Stillwater” and “Doug Unplugs” that will be coming to Apple TV+. ...
Apple One Subscription Plans Will Support Users Who Have Multiple Apple IDs
After Apple announced its Apple One service bundles at its “Time Flies” event earlier this week, there was uncertainty among some users with...
Apple Watch SE First Impressions: Good Price for Surprising Similarity to High-End Models
The Apple Watch SE is set to start shipping Friday, September 18, but the first hands-on reviews of Apple’s lower-cost wearable are now appearing...
When Will the iPhone 12 Launch? Here’s What We Know
Yesterday’s “Time Flies” Apple event saw the release of the Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, iPad 8, and iPad Air 4, but no new...
Apple’s ‘Environmental Obligations Are Not Taken Seriously Enough,’ Say British Lawmakers
After failing to appear before British lawmakers, Apple has been accused of not taking its environmental obligations seriously enough, particularly...
Prosser Renders ‘Actual’ AirTags Design, Will ‘Likely’ Be Announced Tomorrow
Mixed-record leaker Jon Prosser has today revealed supposedly design-accurate renders of Apple’s long-awaited AirTags, via a new video on YouTube...
Leaker Suggests Apple Watch Series 6 Will Come in New Color, Devices Available From September 15
Proven leaker known as “L0vetodream” has today shared a range of information about the upcoming Apple Watch Series 6, charging features, and...
Recent Hints Point Toward Apple Card International Expansion
Over a year after its U.S. launch, MacRumors has uncovered a range of evidence to suggest that Apple Card may soon be launching internationally. ...
England and Wales’ Contact-Tracing App With Apple and Google API to Launch September 24
An NHS COVID-19 contact-tracing app using the Apple and Google API is finally set to launch in England and Wales on September 24, the UK government...
New Report Outlines Potential Successors to Apple’s CEO Tim Cook and Other Senior Executives
In a new report, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman has laid out Apple’s current succession planning for the company’s senior leadership roles. The...
Apple Reportedly Orders ‘Large Number’ of Samsung Foldable Mobile Phone Display Samples
Samsung will reportedly provide foldable display samples for a potential future iPhone, following a request from Apple, according to leaker “Ice...
Apple Has ‘Lost Sight of the Tech Industry’s Founding Principles,’ Says Epic Games CEO
Following Apple’s countersuit on Tuesday, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has now responded to Apple’s new request for damages for breach of...
iPhone 12 is Coming Later Than You Think [Updated]
Apple has confirmed that the upcoming iPhone 12 will be delayed, but its extent and the exact release date is as yet unknown. Apple has historically...
Apple Releases Enhanced Sandbox Testing to Developers
After being announced earlier this year at WWDC, Apple has now released enhanced sandbox testing to developers. The feature will allow...
Apple, Amazon, Google, and Zigbee Alliance Standard for Smart Home Technology on Track for 2021 Release
Last year, Apple, Amazon, Google, and the Zigbee Alliance, which includes Ikea, Samsung, and Philips, announced a new working group known as...
Apple Launches ‘Oprah’s Book Club’ Podcast
Apple has today launched an official “Oprah’s Book Club” podcast, to accompany the Apple TV+ series of the same name (via The Hollywood...
Australia Opens Antitrust Inquiry Into Apple’s App Store
Australia is now investigating app store policies as part of yet another antitrust inquiry into Apple and Google (via Gizmodo). The...
Apple Hires Former Disney, Hulu, and Quibi Executive for Apple TV
Apple has hired Tim Connolly, a Hollywood executive with experience at Disney, Hulu, and Quibi, for Apple TV, according to The Telegraph. ...
Italian Watchdog Confirms Third Antitrust Inquiry into Apple
Italy’s antitrust regulator has today opened another inquiry into Apple for allegedly improper commercial practices with regards to cloud...
Prosser: iPad and Apple Watch Series 6 Press Release Planned for September 8 [Updated]
Apple is reportedly planning a press release for this Tuesday to announce new iPad and Apple Watch models, according to prolific leaker Jon Prosser. ...
Apple Continues to Dominate North American Wearables Market
Apple continued to dominate the North American wearables market in the second quarter of 2020, with a growth of nine percent year-on-year, according...
Images of Apple Watch Prototype in iPod Nano-Style Security Case Shared Online
Images of what appears to be an original Apple Watch prototype in its security case have been shared online by Twitter user @AppleDemoYT. ...
Broadcom Confirms Chip Delay Suggesting October iPhone 12 Launch
In line with previous reports, Broadcom has confirmed that a ramp-up of its chip shipments, for what analysts believe is the iPhone 12, will run into...
Apple Maps Expands Public Transit Information and 3D View in Portugal and the Netherlands
Apple seems to have expanded Apple Maps transit information and the 3D view feature in Portugal and the Netherlands. According to...
Apple to Build Two of the World’s Largest Wind Turbines in Net-Zero Climate Impact Pledge
Apple has today announced that it will construct two of the world’s largest onshore wind turbines near Esbjerg in Denmark, in an expansion of its...
India Bans 118 Apps, Including PUBG Mobile
India has today banned 118 apps, including the popular game PUBG Mobile, according to Medianama. The apps were accused of being engaged in activities...
EE Offers First Plan Bundling Apple Subscription Services in the UK
UK carrier EE has launched a new package called the “Full Works” plan for iPhone, which includes subscriptions to Apple Music, Apple TV+, and...
2018 vs. 2020 iPad Pro Buyer’s Guide
In March 2020, Apple updated its popular iPad Pro lineup, introducing a faster A12Z Bionic processor, dual rear cameras, a new LiDAR scanner for...
iPhone 12 Pro Rear Glass Photo Shows Camera Layout With LiDAR Scanner
A photo of what appears to be the rear glass of the upcoming iPhone 12 Pro have been shared online by Twitter user “Mr. White.” ...
Ridley Scott Comments on Epic Games’ Parody of His ’1984′ Ad
Ridley Scott, director of the original “1984” Apple Macintosh advertisement, has commented on Epic Games’ recent parody of his ad, in an...
Apple Continues to Lead Wearables Market, Shipping 29.4 Million Units in Q2 2020
Apple maintained its lead in the global wearables market in the second quarter of 2020, according to research conducted by IDC. The market...
Apple’s Notarization Process Repeatedly Approved Malware for Mac
Apple mistakenly approved and notarized a common kind of malware for macOS on at least two occasions, reports TechCrunch. Apple requires...
Apple Watch Podcasts App Found to Falsely Inflate Listener Numbers
The Apple Watch will no longer be counted in podcast listener numbers for Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Tech Lab partners because it has been...
Netflix’s Limited Free Access Works on Mac and iPad, but Not iPhone
Netflix is offering limited free access to a variety of original programming, reports OnlyTech. iOS appears to be inexplicably excluded from the...
iPhone 12 Again Reported to Come With LiDAR Scanner
LiDAR is set to see “increasing penetration in consumer electronics devices,” catalyzed by the upcoming iPhone 12, according to a new report...
iPhone 12 to Come in Radical New Small Form-Factor [Updated]
Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 is set to offer a new 5.4-inch small form-factor, according to sources from Taiwan’s supply chain. The new...
Alleged 10.8-Inch iPad Design Schematics Emerge
Alleged design schematics for an updated iPad with a 10.8-inch display have been shared by 91Mobiles. The schematics reportedly show an...
Amazon Unveils ‘Halo’ Health and Fitness Wristband for $99.99 to Compete with Apple Watch
Amazon has today announced “Halo,” a new wearable with health and fitness tracking capabilities, reports The Verge. The Amazon...
‘The Last Campfire’ Comes to Apple Arcade
New adventure game “The Last Campfire” has arrived on Apple Arcade. The title comes from Hello Games, creators of “No Man’s Sky,”...
Apple Registers Unreleased Apple Watches and iPads in Eurasian Database
Apple has registered eight Apple Watches and seven iPads in Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) filings discovered by Consomac. The Apple...
Apple Reportedly Considering Extending Apple TV+ Free Trial
Apple is considering extending the free trial of its Apple TV+ video streaming service that comes with new Apple devices, according to...
Korea to Investigate Apple and Google’s In-App Purchase Practices
Last week, multiple startup companies in Korea called for an investigation into Apple and Google’s in-app purchase practices. Now, The Korea...
TSMC Details Potential iPhone 12 A14 Performance and Upcoming 3nm Process
Apple chipmaker TSMC has set out the potential performance and power efficiency of the upcoming iPhone 12′s A14 chip, according to a report by...
iPhone 12 Pro Likely to Ship With 60Hz Display, But Launch Delay to Add 120Hz Possible
Apple may delay the iPhone 12 Pro launch due to supply chain issues with the 120Hz display, or face cancelling the feature entirely, according to...
Malware Injected Into Xcode Projects Could Infiltrate Mac App Store
Last week, we reported on a severe new kind of Mac malware that has been found to infect via Xcode, discovered by security researchers at Trend...
Apple Once Prototyped a Mac Mini With an iPod Dock
Twitter user @DongleBookPro has today shared images of a prototype first-generation Mac mini with a built-in dock for an iPod nano. The images...
Apple Shares Could Surge Another 27%, Says Wedbush Analyst
After reaching a market value of two-trillion dollars earlier this week, Apple may yet surge by another 27 percent, according to Wedbush analyst...
‘Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time’ Arrives on Apple Arcade
The new game “Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time” has arrived on Apple Arcade. The game is a single-player action platformer based on the...
Facebook to Remove ‘Classic’ Web Design Option Next Month
Facebook’s “classic” web interface is set to become obsolete in September, according to a Facebook support page spotted by Engadget. ...
Apple Faces Another Class-Action MacBook Pro ‘Flexgate’ Lawsuit
Another class-action complaint has been lodged against Apple, which claims that the company was aware of a MacBook Pro design flaw that caused some...
Apple Music to be Fully Integrated in the Porsche Taycan
Porsche has collaborated with Apple to bring Apple Music to the upcoming “Taycan”. This is the first-ever full integration of Apple Music in...
‘Infinite Canvas’ Documentary Now Available on Apple TV
Last year, seven artists led an augmented reality project in Apple Stores around the world. A new free documentary now available on Apple TV...
Warren Buffett’s Stake in Apple Approaching a Quarter of Berkshire Hathaway’s Entire Market Value
Warren Buffett’s $113 billion stake in Apple is approaching a quarter of his investment firm Berkshire Hathaway’s entire market value,...
‘Made in India’ iPhone 12 Reportedly Coming Mid-2021, Trial Production Already Underway
Apple plans to roll out an iPhone 12 made exclusively in India by middle of next year, according to Business Standard. Apple supplier...
iPad Air 4 Said to Launch in March 2021 With A14 Processor, iPad Pro Update Possibly Next Month
Apple will launch the iPad Air 4 in March 2021 with an A14 processor, according to Chinese site MyDrivers. According to “foreign...
Apple Retains Gibson Dunn Lawyers From Samsung Case to Combat Epic Games
Apple will use lawyers from Gibson Dunn, the same firm that spearheaded the second Apple v. Samsung action, in its bid to fend off a private...
Instagram Launches QR Codes Worldwide
Instagram is launching in-app QR codes worldwide via an update, according to The Verge. Users will now be able to generate QR codes that...
Apple Oakridge Centre to Close Until 2024 Due to Redevelopment
Apple Oakridge Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, is set to close for up to four years as the mall undergoes major redevelopment, according to...
MacBook Air i3 vs i5 Buyer’s Guide (2020)
Apple offers two different 2020 MacBook Air base configurations; one with a dual-core Intel Core i3 processor and one with a quad-core Intel Core i5...
Korean Startups Call for Investigation into Apple and Google In-App Purchases
Multiple startup companies in Korea are calling for an investigation into Apple and Google’s in-app purchase practices, reports The Korea...
Samsung Launches Apple Card Competitor Starting in the UK
Samsung’s answer to Apple Card, Samsung Pay Card, has launched in the UK. Samsung has paired with Mastercard and fintech company...
Apple Worked With U.S. Government on ‘Secret’ iPod
Apple worked with the U.S. government on a “secret” modified iPod, according to a new report by former Apple software engineer David Shayer...
Oracle ‘Seriously Considering’ Acquiring TikTok
Oracle has expressed serious interest in acquiring TikTok, according to the Financial Times. Oracle reportedly has already held...
Apple Waiting for Improved Worker Conditions Before Expanding Production in Vietnam
Apple is holding off on expanding production in Vietnam until workers’ conditions improve, according to local news reports. The...
New Mac Malware Found to Infect via Xcode
Security researchers at Trend Micro have discovered a new kind of Mac malware which can “command and control” a target system. The...
‘Next Stop Nowhere’ Out Now on Apple Arcade
“Next Stop Nowhere,” the latest exclusive to hit Apple Arcade, has been released today. Next Stop Nowhere is a road trip adventure...
Apple Still Pursuing VR-Based Vehicle Motion Sickness Solution With Contributions From Mark Rober
Back in 2018, it was revealed that noted YouTuber and former NASA engineer Mark Rober had been quietly working in Apple’s special projects group...
Apple Plans to Launch Fitness Subscription Service
Apple plans to launch a fitness subscription service, according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, as part of an upcoming “Apple One”...
Apple to Launch Bundled Subscription Services Called ‘Apple One’
Apple will launch a new range of subscription service bundles called “Apple One” as soon as October, according to a new report by...
Apple Shipped 15 Million iPhones in the U.S. in Q2 2020, a New Domestic Record
Apple shipped approximately 15 million iPhones in the United States in the second quarter of 2020, according to a new report shared by Canalys,...
Instagram Accused of Illegally Harvesting Biometric Data
Facebook, owner of Instagram, is facing a lawsuit over allegedly harvesting the biometric data of users, according to Bloomberg. Last...
Microsoft Surface Duo Set to Arrive September 10 For $1,399
Microsoft will launch its Surface Duo dual-screen Android phone on September 10, with prices starting at $1,399. Pre-orders will begin today at...
Podcasts Coming to Amazon Music and Audible
Amazon will add podcasts to its Amazon Music and Audible services, according to a confidential email obtained by The Desk. Amazon said in...
Apple May Release 4G-Only iPhone 12 in Early 2021
In a research note shared by Business Insider, Wedbush Securities analysts said that Apple may release a cheaper iPhone 12 in early 2021 with no 5G...
Apple Imported Clothes From Chinese Company Facing U.S. Forced Labor Sanctions
Apple imported staff uniforms from a company subject to U.S. sanctions over forced labor, according to a report from The Guardian. The...
Apple Ranked Twelfth in Fortune Global 500 for Revenue, Third for Profit
Apple has ranked third in the annual Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s largest companies for profit, and twelfth for revenue. ...
Twitter Held ‘Preliminary Talks’ About Acquiring TikTok’s U.S. Operations
Amid an impending ban on U.S. operations of TikTok, Twitter has expressed interest in acquiring the service, according to a new report from The Wall...
2020 iMac Teardown Reveals Internal Changes and Similarities
A teardown video, shared by OWC, reveals the internal changes in the new 2020 27-inch iMac. The 2020 27-inch iMac was announced earlier...
Apple Takes Legal Action Against Small Company With Pear Logo
Apple is taking legal action against the developers of the app “Prepear” due to its logo, according to iPhone in Canada. Prepear...
Apple and T-Mobile to Supply 1 Million iPads to California Students
Apple and T-Mobile are to supply students in California with up to one million iPads, according to a press release from the California Department of...
Supposed iPhone 12 Display Unit Leaks
An image supposedly of an iPhone 12 display unit has been shared online by leaker “Twitter user Mr. White”. Compared to images of...
2020 iMac Benchmarks Surface Online [Updated]
Benchmarks from the new 2020 iMac have today been shared online by Mac Otakara. The Geekbench benchmarks are from the newly-released...
US to Purge ‘Untrusted’ Apps in New Measures Against China
The U.S. government is stepping up efforts against Chinese technology companies as it prepares to purge App Stores of “untrusted” Chinese...
Instagram Launches TikTok Competitor ‘Reels’
Instagram has today officially launched “Reels,” a new short-form video service set to rival TikTok, in over 50 countries, including the...
Microsoft’s xCloud Unavailable on iOS at Launch, Future Uncertain
Microsoft’s upcoming “Project xCloud” game streaming service is set to launch on September 15th, exclusively on Android devices. Despite...
Apple Exploring Convex-Shaped Devices With Flexible Displays
Apple is exploring the use of flexible displays to make convex devices, according to a new Apple patent filing published today. MacRumors...
Apple Suppliers Plan Major Production Move to India
An unspecified Apple supplier is planning to move a significant amount of production operations to India, according to The Times of India. ...
Microsoft Confirms Plan to Acquire TikTok, Trump Gives Consent
After rumors of a potential deal arose last week, Microsoft has publicly confirmed its intention to purchase TikTok in the United States and several...
Warren Buffett’s Stake in Apple Tripled in Value to Over $100 Billion
Investor Warren Buffett’s stake in Apple has tripled in value to be worth over $100 billion, reports BusinessInsider. The...
Unreleased iPod Touch with Mac Pro Glossy Black Finish Shared Online
Twitter user @DongleBookPro has today posted images of what seems to be a first-generation iPod Touch prototype with a 2013 Mac Pro-style glossy...
Apple Asks UK Retail Landlords for 50% Rent Cut Despite Record Sales
Apple has asked landlords of its retail stores in the UK for a 50 percent cut to rent, reports The Sunday Times. If landlords agree to cut...
Battery Likely for Upcoming Apple Watch Series 6 Filed in Certification Listings
A battery likely for the upcoming Apple Watch Series 6 has been filed at the Korea Testing and Research Institute and discovered by a Twitter user...
Trump Plans to Ban TikTok From the U.S.
President Trump plans to ban TikTok from the United States, NBC News reports. Aboard Air Force One on Friday night, Trump reportedly said...
Nvidia in ‘Advanced Talks’ to Acquire Arm
Nvidia is in advanced talks to acquire SoftBank Group’s Arm Holdings, according to Bloomberg. A potential sale of Arm to Nvidia, the...
Apple Smartphone Shipments Grow as Huawei Takes Top Spot in Q2 2020
Apple’s iPhone shipments have grown in Q2 2020, as Huawei overtook Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone vendor, according to new data...
Emails Reveal Why Steve Jobs and Phil Schiller Blocked In-App Purchase of Kindle Books
Internal Apple emails, made public by the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust inquiry, have revealed information about why Apple blocked in-app...
Peacock Has Accumulated 10 Million Sign-ups Since Launch
Two weeks after its nationwide launch, NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service has accumulated 10 million free and paid users, reports The...
Mac OS 8 Emulator Available as a Downloadable App
Mac OS 8 is now available as an app for macOS, Windows, and Linux, reports The Verge. Slack developer Felix Rieseberg has transformed Mac...
Instagram Aims to Lure TikTok Creators with Cash
Instagram is offering financial incentives to prominent TikTok users in an attempt to persuade them to use Instagram’s upcoming “Reels”...
Phil Schiller: App Store Levels Playing Field and Supports Developers
Ahead of Apple CEO Tim Cook’s testimony before U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday at an antitrust hearing, senior vice president of worldwide marketing...
Apple Bone Conduction Hybrid System Solves Drawbacks, Reveals Patent
A patent filing, discovered by AppleInsider, shows that Apple has developed a hybrid “combined” audio system using bone conduction...
Airbnb and ClassPass Claim Apple Wrongly Demanded Commission on Sales of Virtual Classes
Airbnb and ClassPass have claimed that Apple’s demand to take a cut of online sales was wrong, reports The New York Times. ClassPass...
Apple Patent Suggests Two iPads Could Be Connected Together for Notebook-Style Computing
Apple is exploring use of an accessory that would allow two iPads to connect together for notebook-style computing, according to a new patent filing...
Apple TV+ Wins Emmys for ‘Ghostwriter’ and ‘Peanuts in Space’
Apple TV+ shows “Ghostwriter” and “Peanuts in Space: Secrets of Apollo 10″ have won Daytime Emmy awards, reports Deadline. ...
Google Misled Users Over Data Privacy, Says Australian Regulator
Australia’s competition regulator has today accused Google of misleading users to get permission for use of their personal data for targeted...
VMware Engineer Confirms macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Bug Causes Crashes with Virtualization
macOS Catalina 10.15.6 seems to have introduced a bug that causes system crashes, especially when using virtualization software such as VirtualBox or...
Bug Blamed for Instagram Unexpectedly Accessing Camera in iOS 14
Some users have noticed that Instagram is unexpectedly accessing the camera, reports The Verge. Users have reported that the green...
‘For All Mankind’ Season 2 Trailer Shared on IMDb, with No Official Release
A trailer for the second season of Apple Original series “For All Mankind” has today been shared on IMDb, but it has not yet been officially...
Apple Shares More ‘Behind the Mac’ Videos with Tyler Mitchell and James Blake
Apple today shared two new “Behind the Mac” videos on its YouTube channel, offering a look at how Macs can be used in creative workflows. The...
Google to ‘Dramatically’ Improve Chrome Impact on Mac Battery Life
Google will address long-standing battery life issues, particularly on Mac devices, reports The Wall Street Journal. Chrome will improve...
Metal Developer Tools on Windows Offer New Gaming Opportunities
Game developers are now able to more easily develop games for Apple devices using Windows machines, thanks to a new set of Metal developer tools...
LinkedIn Sued for Reading Universal Clipboard Data
Microsoft’s LinkedIn was sued yesterday for allegedly reading and diverting users’ private information using the iOS clipboard. The...
Apple TV+ to Adapt Thriller ‘Snow Blind’ Starring Jake Gyllenhaal
Apple has won the rights to make a film adaptation of BOOM! Studios’ graphic novel “Snow Blind,” starring Jake Gyllenhaal. The...
Today at Apple’s ‘Made in LDN’ Creative Sessions Return
Today at Apple’s “Made in LDN” program is set to return this summer, offering young people in London a range of educational sessions and...
Apple Announces ARKit 4 with Location Anchors, Depth API, and Improved Face Tracking
Apple today announced ARKit 4 alongside iOS 14 and iPadOS 14. The new version of ARKit introduces Location Anchors, a new Depth API, and improved...
Multiple Leaks Suggest No New Hardware at WWDC
Apple has scrapped plans to reveal any new hardware at WWDC tomorrow, according to leakers Jon Prosser and Max Weinbach who shared the information on...
iPhone 12 Dummy Unit Images Feature iPad Pro-Style Design
Leaker Sonny Dickson has today shared several images depicting what he claims are dummy units of Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 lineup. ...
Alleged iPhone 12 Molds and CAD Images Show New iPad Pro-Style Design
A range of images have today emerged from Twitter user @Jin_Store allegedly featuring iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro molds, offering a further look at...
‘OpenCore Computer’ Launches Commercial Hackintosh in Violation of Apple’s macOS Licensing Agreement [Updated]
Update: The developers of the OpenCore Bootloader have released a statement regarding the unauthorized use of the OpenCore name. We at...
Apple Pay Promo Offers 20% Off At Fanatics
Apple sends out regular Apple Pay promotions via email, and this week’s promotion provides a 20 percent discount on select items from sports...
Apple Music Debuts New ‘Interview Series’ Podcast Hosted by Zane Lowe
Apple this week launched a new Apple Music podcast titled “The Zane Lowe Interview Series,” featuring iconic artists such as Lady Gaga,...
Apple Promotes Apple TV+ for Kids in New Ad
Apple today shared a new “The Next Generation” ad that showcases Apple TV+ content for kids. “Original series and films to...
Ubisoft Sues Apple and Google Over Distribution of Alleged ‘Ripoff’ Game
Ubisoft Entertainment this week levied a lawsuit against Apple and Google, accusing them of selling a “ripoff” of its popular video game Tom...
iPhone 12 Pro Rumored to Feature 120Hz ProMotion Display, 3x Camera Zoom, and Improved Face ID
iPhone 12 Pro may contain a 120Hz ProMotion Display, a 3x rear camera zoom, and improved Face ID, according to unreliable leaker Max Weinbach, who...
Apple to Reopen Retail Stores in Switzerland Next Week
Apple will reopen all four retail stores in Switzerland from May 12 at 11:00 a.m., according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. Following the...
DxOMark: iPhone 11 Front-Facing Camera ‘Decent’ but Misses Top 10
DxOMark this week published the results of its in-depth review of the iPhone 11′s 12MP front-facing camera. The device delivered “decent...
Apple’s Over-Ear Headphones May Be Called ‘AirPods Studio’ and Cost $349
Apple’s rumored high-end over-ear headphones may be called “AirPods Studio” and retail for $349, according to Jon Prosser of YouTube...
Apple iMessage Patent Describes the Ability to Edit Already Sent Texts
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this week published a new Apple patent application that details features for editing sent messages, an improved...
First Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro Hands-On Videos Appear Online
The first Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro orders have begun arriving to some customers ahead of schedule, and some have posted hands-on videos online. ...
Security Researchers Take Advantage of Insecure HTTP to Display Fake Videos on TikTok
An investigation by Talal Haj Bakry and Tommy Mysk has revealed that backwards-compatible support for HTTP in iOS and Android is allowing data from...
Mac Shipments Estimated to Be Down Over 20% While Demand Surges in Q1 2020
Apple’s Mac shipments are estimated to have been down over 20 percent in the first quarter of 2020, according to new data shared by Canalys this...
Apple Maps to Directly Display COVID-19 Testing Locations
Apple Maps will soon directly display COVID-19 testing locations alongside information specific to the site. Apple today launched an online...
Seemingly Unreleased Version of Logic Pro X With Live Loops Appears on Apple’s Education Site [Updated]
Update: Apple has replaced the Logic Pro X image with an older version. Original story follows. A seemingly unreleased version of Logic Pro X...
2020 iPad Pro Teardown Provides Closer Look at LiDAR Scanner and Confirms Incremental Update
iFixit today shared a video teardown of the new iPad Pro, which Apple unveiled earlier this month. iFixit found that most of the internals...
Apple Shares New Support Document Addressing Distorted Screen Issue on Macs Running Windows 10
Apple yesterday published a new support document detailing fixes for an issue where the right side of a user’s Mac screen may be distorted when...
Apple Acknowledges Personal Hotspot Issues Affecting Some iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 Users
In an internal document distributed to Apple Authorized Service Providers this week, obtained by MacRumors, Apple has acknowledged that some iOS 13...
Popular iPhone and iPad Apps Reportedly ‘Snooping’ on Pasteboard Data
According to new research by Talal Haj Bakry and Tommy Mysk, dozens of popular iOS apps are reading the contents of the pasteboard without user...
Select Apple Stores Remain Open Temporarily for Customers With Pending Sales and Repair Pickups
Apple on Friday announced that all of its retail stores outside of the Greater China region are closed through March 27 due to the COVID-19...
Tim Cook Offers Work From Home to Most Apple Staff Amid Coronavirus Concerns
Apple CEO Tim Cook has today offered employees at most of its global offices the ability to work from home, and announced new policies in light of...
Apple Implicated in New Report on Chinese Forced Labor
A report by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute think-tank has named Apple among 83 other major companies benefiting from the use of...
Apple Sends Care Packages to Employees Stranded in China’s Wenzhou City and Hubei Province by Coronavirus
Apple has sent gift packages that include an iPad, face masks, hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, and more, to its employees stranded in Wenzhou and...