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iPhone 13 Demand Weakening Ahead of Holidays, Apple Tells Suppliers

Apple has informed some of its component suppliers that demand for the iPhone 13 models is slowing ahead of the holidays, reports Bloomberg . Reports of weakening demand come as delivery estimates for the iPhone 13 and 13 Pro have started to improve, with the devices available to ship before Christmas. Apple in October cut 2021 iPhone 13 production by as many as 10 million units because of industry wide chip shortages. Apple was planning to produce 90 million iPhone 13 models in 2021, but Broadc

2 Dec 2021 8:05 am
Berlin's Second Apple Store Opening on Thursday

Apple's newest store in Berlin, Germany is set to open on Thursday, December 2, Apple announced today . Apple Rosenthaler Strae is the first Apple Store in the Mitte borough of Berlin, and it joins Apple Kurfrstendamm in the city. We're excited to open our second store in Berlin, right in the heart of Mitte, said Deirdre O'Brien, Apple's senior vice president of Retail + People. Blending Apple's exceptional technology and tools with the creative passion we share with this community gives us the

2 Dec 2021 7:43 am
Deals: MagSafe Battery Pack on Sale for $74.99 ($24 Off)

Amazon today has the MagSafe Battery Pack for $74.99 , down from $99.00. The accessory is in stock and ready to ship today, and it's sold by Amazon. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. This sale has been applied automatically, so you won't need a discount code. The best price we've ever seen on this accessory was at $74.24 at Verizon, so today's deal is

2 Dec 2021 6:46 am
Apple Car Hardware Engineer Leaves for Air Taxi Startup

Apple's Car project recently lost one of its engineering directors, with Michael Schwekutsch departing the company to join air taxi startup Archer Aviation . As discovered by CNBC , Schwekutsch updated his LinkedIn profile to note that he has taken on a role of senior vice president of engineering at Archer. Archer is an aerospace company that is developing an all-electric aircraft that supports vertical takeoff and landing for navigation within cities. Schwekutsch first joined the Apple Car pro

2 Dec 2021 4:01 am
Latest macOS 12.1 Beta Appears to Fix Intermittent 'Tap to Click' Issue

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of macOS Monterey 12.1 to developers for testing, and while the much-anticipated Universal Control feature is still not enabled, the latest beta does appear to resolve an issue with the Tap to Click trackpad gesture. Since the release of macOS Monterey earlier this year, some users have reported that the Tap to Click trackpad gesture would intermittently fail to work. The issue appears to have affected a variety of Macs, ranging from the M1 MacBook Air with a b

2 Dec 2021 3:41 am
How to See 'Spotify Wrapped' for Apple Music

At the end of each year, streaming music service Spotify provides a Spotify Wrapped recap of each user's listening habits and favorite songs. Spotify Wrapped is a highly anticipated year-end feature that Spotify users love, and Apple Music listeners may be wondering how to get their own Wrapped rundown. Apple does not have a year-end wrap up that's equivalent to what Spotify has, but the streaming music service does offer Apple Music Replay , a feature that ranks all of your top songs for the y

2 Dec 2021 3:07 am
Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS Monterey 12.1 to Developers

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming macOS Monterey 12.1 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new software coming two weeks after the third beta and a month after the official release of macOS Monterey . Registered developers can download macOS Monterey 12.1 beta profile through the Apple Developer Center and after the appropriate profile is installed, the beta will be available through the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences. macOS Monterey 12.1 brings Sh

1 Dec 2021 11:48 pm
Luna Display Gains PC-to-Mac Mode, 5K Support and More

The Luna Display dongle that's meant to turn an iPad or Mac into a secondary display for a primary machine today received a major 5.1 software update, introducing new features. With the new PC-to-Mac Mode, Luna Display owners can turn a Mac into a secondary display for a PC. PC-to-Mac mode follows PC-to-iPad mode, which was introduced in October. Thanks to the updated software, any old Mac or iPad can now be used as a secondary display with either a PC or a Mac. Along with PC-to-Mac mode, the up

1 Dec 2021 10:58 pm
When to Expect Apple to Release macOS 12.1 With SharePlay and More

Apple released macOS Monterey in late October, but we are still waiting on several promised features such as SharePlay and Universal Control to be made available through subsequent software updates like macOS 12.1, which is currently in beta testing. The first macOS 12.1 beta enabled SharePlay on the Mac , allowing developers to prepare their apps to support the feature. SharePlay, which is already available in iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1, and tvOS 15.1, will allow users to watch movies and TV shows w

1 Dec 2021 10:35 pm
Nomad Launches 30W USB-C Charger and Sport Cables With iPhone Fast Charging Support

Nomad today announced a pair of new products, including a new USB-C PD wall charger and new Sport Cables . These accessories are both available to order and ship out today on Nomad's website. The 30W USB-C GaN AC Adapter is a small, minimalist wall charger with a 30W power output that supports iPhone fast charging. This accessory costs $29.95 and does not come with a USB-C cable. In terms of size, Nomad's charger is only marginally larger than Apple's 5W USB-A charger. Secondly, Nomad has a new

1 Dec 2021 9:56 pm
'Spotify Wrapped' Recaps Your Listening History for 2021

Spotify today made its annual recap feature Spotify Wrapped available to users on the iOS and Android app. This feature tracks your top artists, genres, songs, podcasts, and minutes listened, and generates graphics that are easily shareable on social media. There are a few new additions to Spotify Wrapped 2021, including 2021: The Movie, which pairs your top songs with classic scenes from movies; Your Audio Aura, which visualizes your audio aura based on top music moods; Playing Cards, which i

1 Dec 2021 9:09 pm
Apple Adding iPhone 6 Plus to Vintage Products List Later This Month

In an internal memo obtained by MacRumors, Apple said it will be adding the iPhone 6 Plus to its vintage products list on December 31, meaning that more than five years have passed since Apple stopped distributing the device for sale. Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers continue to offer repairs for vintage products for up to seven years, subject to parts availability. Introduced in September 2014, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were two of the most popular smartphones that Apple

1 Dec 2021 8:37 pm
Deals: AirPods 3 Return to Black Friday Price of $149.99 ($29 Off)

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday ended, all of the best AirPods deals quietly disappeared. But, Amazon today has brought back the solid $29 markdown on the new AirPods 3 that we saw last week, offering the earbuds for $149.99 , down from $179.00. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. This sale is an all-time low price on the AirPods 3, and as of writin

1 Dec 2021 7:47 pm
Apple Makes Six (RED) Apple Watch Faces Available to Download and More for World AIDS Day

For World AIDS Day today, Apple highlighted its long-standing partnership with (RED), which has raised $270 million to combat AIDS since 2006, launched its annual Apple Pay donation program and informative in-app collections, and is offering six downloadable (RED) Apple Watch faces. The six downloadable (RED) Apple Watch faces feature (RED)'s distinctive shade of crimson. Apple says that the faces allow users to show their support for (RED) and complement the PRODUCT(RED) Braided Solo Loop, Spor

1 Dec 2021 7:18 pm
Elon Musk Urges Customers to Buy 'Tesla Cyberwhistle' Instead of Apple Polishing Cloth

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has encouraged customers to buy the Cyberwhistle for $50 instead of Apple's much-discussed Polishing Cloth. The product page, which Musk shared on Twitter on Tuesday evening, offers a limited edition stainless steel whistle with the same distinctive design of the Tesla Cybertruck: Inspired by Cybertruck, the limited-edition Cyberwhistle is a premium collectible made from medical-grade stainless steel with a polished finish. The whistle includes an integrated attachment feat

1 Dec 2021 5:31 pm
Had It With the Dropbox App? Here Are Five Alternative Dropbox Clients

The Dropbox app has a troubled reputation among Mac users. The client is often called out for using significant system resources, even when it's not doing anything in the background. And when it does lurch into action, syncing with Dropbox's servers can sometimes be painfully slow, for no obvious reason. Added to this is the fact that almost a year after the first Macs with the M1 chip became available, Dropbox still doesn't natively support Apple silicon, and won't until sometime in 2022 . That

1 Dec 2021 4:49 pm
Five Features to Look Forward to in the 2022 MacBook Air

In 2022, Apple is going to release an updated version of the MacBook Air with some of the biggest design changes that we've seen since 2010, when Apple introduced the 11 and 13-inch size options. In the video below, we highlight five features that you need to know about the new machine. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. No More Wedge Design - Current MacBook Air models have a wedge design that tapers toward the front, but the new MacBook Air will look much more like the

1 Dec 2021 3:21 am
Twitch Adds Support for FaceTime's SharePlay Feature on iOS Devices

Streaming gaming platform Twitch today added support for the SharePlay iOS 15 FaceTime feature, allowing iPhone and iPad users to watch Twitch streams with their friends and family members over FaceTime. As noticed by Engadget , Twitch has added a dedicated SharePlay FAQ to its site explaining the feature. To use SharePlay with Twitch, participants must start up a FaceTime call with one another and then open up the Twitch app to a stream to watch together. FaceTime will ask if the lead person wo

1 Dec 2021 1:33 am
Review: 2022 Lexus NX Brings an All-New Infotainment Experience With Wireless CarPlay and Built-In Apple Music

Toyota and its luxury brand Lexus are starting to roll out an all-new infotainment system with large touchscreens, wireless CarPlay and Android Auto, and more, and I recently had a chance to go hands-on with one of the first vehicles to get the new system, the 2022 Lexus NX . My test vehicle was an NX 450h+ AWD plug-in hybrid priced at nearly $60,000 that comes with a spacious 14-inch main infotainment display. Lower trims of the NX come with a standard 9.8-inch display that can be upgraded to t

1 Dec 2021 1:23 am
Apple Updates Beats Fit Pro Firmware to Version 4B65

Apple today released a new 4B65 firmware update for the Beats Fit Pro headphones that came out in November , updating the earbuds from the prior 4B58 firmware that was available at launch. Apple does not offer information on what's included in refreshed firmware updates for the Beats Fit Pro, so we don't know what improvements or bug fixes the new firmware brings. There's no standard way to upgrade the Beats software, but firmware is generally installed over-the-air while the earbuds are connect

1 Dec 2021 1:14 am
Apple Shares 2021 Apple Music Top Charts and Highlights

With 2021 wrapping up in another month, Apple today shared a number of Apple Music top charts, highlighting the top songs of 2021 , the most-read lyrics , the most streamed workout songs , the most Shazamed songs , and more. Dynamite by BTS was the top streamed song of 2021, followed by drivers license by Olivia Rodrigo , positions by Ariana Grande , For the Night by Pop Smoke , and Blinding Lights from The Weeknd . The most read lyrics included drivers license and good 4 u from Olivia Rodrigo,

30 Nov 2021 11:19 pm
Apple Announces New Limited-Edition Beats Studio Buds

Apple today announced new limited-edition Beats Studio Buds in collaboration with clothing store Union, in celebration of the retailer's 30th anniversary. The limited-edition Beats Studio Buds feature a red, black, and green design, which draws inspiration from the Pan-African flag and pays tribute to Union's roots as a Black-owned business, according to Apple. The charging case also features Union's logo. The new Beats Studio Buds will be available exclusively at Union's Los Angeles and Tokyo s

30 Nov 2021 10:19 pm
New iPhone SE Reportedly on Track for Release in First Quarter of 2022

Apple plans to release a third-generation iPhone SE in the first quarter of 2022, according to Taiwanese research firm TrendForce . If this timeframe proves to be accurate, we can expect the device to be released by the end of March. As previously rumored, TrendForce said the new iPhone SE will remain a mid-range smartphone with added support for 5G: In terms of product development, Apple is staying with the plan to release its third-generation iPhone SE in 1Q22 and four models under a new serie

30 Nov 2021 9:38 pm
Transparent AirPods and 29W Power Adapter Prototypes Surface in Photos

Images of transparent prototype AirPods and a 29W Apple power adapter have been shared on Twitter by Apple device collector Giulio Zompetti . The prototypes, which appear to be either first-generation or second-generation AirPods, feature clear plastic along the stem and around the outer side of the earbud, with the normal white plastic on the inner side of the earbud. Transparent casings are sometimes used for prototypes to allow engineers to see directly into the device. Apple has been known t

30 Nov 2021 8:46 pm
Apple Supports World AIDS Day With Red Logo at Stores and Apple Pay Promotion

In what has become an annual tradition, select Apple Store locations are now displaying a red Apple logo in support of World AIDS Day on December 1, such as Apple Nanjing East in Shanghai and Apple Ginza in Tokyo, with other locations likely to follow. Photo shared by Shanghai Daily via Storeller Apple has also announced that, now through December 6, it will donate $1 for every purchase made with Apple Pay on Apple.com, through the Apple Store app, or at an Apple Store in the U.S. to The Global

30 Nov 2021 8:13 pm
Deals: Take Up to $80 Off Apple's Smart Keyboard Folio and Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro

Although Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2021 have now passed, we're still expecting to see a few solid leftover deals as this Cyber Week continues. To start, we're tracking deals on Apple's Smart Keyboard Folio and Magic Keyboard for the 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. You can get the Smart Keyboard Folio for 11-inch i

30 Nov 2021 8:05 pm
Apple Celebrates Best Podcasts of 2021

Apple has today shared a press release celebrating the best and most popular podcasts of 2021, as curated by the Apple Podcasts editorial team. Apple named A Slight Change of Plans with Maya Shankar as Best Show of the Year. The show combines storytelling with cognitive and behavioral science to help listeners navigate change in their lives, including real-world stories about change when navigating the foster care system and undergoing medical treatments. A Slight Change of Plans features conver

30 Nov 2021 7:04 pm
Some 16-inch MacBook Pro Owners Report MagSafe 3 Charging Issues When Mac Is Closed

Some 16-inch MacBook Pro owners appear to have identified a shared issue suggesting the MagSafe 3 connector sometimes fails to deliver the expected charge when their Mac is turned off and the lid is closed. As outlined on Reddit , some 16-inch MacBook Pro Models, when powered off, are failing to charge if the MagSafe connector is plugged in. Instead of turning green, the MagSafe light flashes amber and fails to deliver power to the Mac battery. Some customers have contacted Apple Support to find

30 Nov 2021 4:24 pm
Apple Announces Winners of Third Annual Apple Music Awards

Apple has announced the winners of the third annual Apple Music Awards, which recognize he best artists of 2021 and their influence on global culture. The awards honor achievements in music across five categories, with winners chosen through a process that reflects both Apple Music's editorial perspective and what customers around the world have been listening to most. Apple has named The Weeknd as Global Artist of the Year, while Olivia Rodrigo is Breakthrough Artist of the Year. Rodrigo also

30 Nov 2021 2:15 pm
Apple Invites Some Developers to Try Swift Playgrounds 4 Ahead of Launch

Apple is working on an updated version of its Swift Playgrounds app, which is an educational tool designed to teach children and adults alike how to use the Swift programming language that first launched in 2016. The new version of Swift Playgrounds was first announced at the June Worldwide Developers Conference, and now Apple is allowing some developers to test it out in a beta capacity ahead of launch. Developers who have been invited have been required to sign a non-disclosure agreement to ge

30 Nov 2021 3:19 am
Cyber Monday: Original Apple TV 4K Drops to $99.99 for Amazon Prime Members

We've been tracking Apple product and accessory deals for Cyber Monday 2021 today, and now Woot is offering a solid discount on the previous generation 32GB Apple TV 4K. You can get this device in new condition for just $99.99 if you're an Amazon Prime member. Note that this sale will last for one day only . Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. The sale

30 Nov 2021 1:31 am
Apple Introduces New MacBook Upgrade Program for Business Partners

In association with CIT as the financing partner, Apple has launched a new Mac Upgrade Program for small businesses and Apple business partners that allow companies to easily distribute and upgrade their fleets of MacBooks at an affordable price to all of their workers. As outlined on CIT's website, shared by Max Weinbach , Apple Business Partners can distribute the 13-inch MacBook Pro, 13-inch MacBook Air , 14-inch MacBook Pro, and 16-inch MacBook Pro to their staff for only 3% of their retail

29 Nov 2021 9:08 pm
Best Cyber Monday Apple Accessory Deals Available Today

We started sharing deals on Apple products for Cyber Monday 2021 earlier today, and now we're tracking deals and bargains available from all of the best Apple accessory companies. Similar to Black Friday, you can expect Cyber Monday savings from Twelve South, Nomad, Belkin, Casetify, and many more. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Nomad Nomad is offe

29 Nov 2021 8:11 pm
Best Cyber Monday Deals for AirPods, Apple Pencil, iMac, More

With Black Friday over, Cyber Monday 2021 is now in full swing and you can find many of the same sales as last week on Apple products like AirPods, Apple Pencil, and iPad Pro. In this article we're focusing on the best Cyber Monday discounts on Apple products like these and more. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. AirPods AirPods continue to be the bes

29 Nov 2021 5:49 pm
Apple Still Working on AirPower-Like Charger, Also Long-Range Wireless Charging and Reverse Charging

Apple is still working on a future wireless charger that would function similarly to the now-abandoned AirPower , according to Bloomberg 's Mark Gurman. In the latest edition of the journalist's Power On newsletter, Gurman reiterates earlier reports that Apple still intends to create a wireless charging accessory that would charge multiple devices like an iPhone , Apple Watch, and AirPods all at once. Apple first announced the AirPower in September 2017 alongside the iPhone 8 and iPhone X. At th

29 Nov 2021 3:21 pm
Top Stories: Black Friday Deals, Apple Delays Digital IDs, Tim Cook Talks DIY Repairs, and More

The holiday shopping season is now upon us, with this week's news being dominated by Black Friday deals that started popping up early in the week and will carry on into next week, so make sure to check out our coverage to find the best prices on gear for Apple fans. Black Friday wasn't the only topic of discussion this week, however, as other popular stories including Apple revealing that it's pushed back the launch of digital IDs in the Wallet app to early 2022, Android users getting an update

27 Nov 2021 7:30 pm
MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Luna Display Adapter That Turns an iPad or Mac Into a Second Screen

For this week's giveaway , we've teamed up with Astropad to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Luna Display adapter that can turn an extra Mac or iPad into a secondary display for a primary Mac or even a Windows PC. Priced at $130 , the Luna Display adapter is designed to plug into a Mac or a PC using a USB-C port on newer machines, a Mini DisplayPort (older Macs), or an HDMI port (PCs), and when paired with the Luna Display software, a main Mac or PC can be connected to an iPad or anothe

27 Nov 2021 12:30 am
DisplayLink Manager Now Supports External Display Rotation on M1 Macs

Synaptics today released a new beta version of DisplayLink Manager for macOS with long-awaited support for external display rotation on M1 Macs. A company representative said a final release is planned by late December provided that beta testing is successful. DisplayLink adapters have proven popular with M1 models of the MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro, as they allow for multiple external displays to be connected , despite Apple's tech specs indicating that the notebooks only support one ex

27 Nov 2021 12:15 am
Huge List of Black Friday Deals on iPhone and Mac Cases, Cables, Accessories and Software

Black Friday is in full swing today, and in this article we're highlighting some of the best deals that you can find online among popular third-party accessory makers like Twelve South, Nomad, Satechi, and many more. Visit our Black Friday Roundup for a deeper dive into the best sales going on today. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Many Black Friday

26 Nov 2021 6:39 pm
Best Black Friday iPhone Deals Available Today

Cellular carriers have always offered big savings on the newest iPhone models in holidays past, and Black Friday 2021 is no different. Right now we're tracking notable offers on the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro devices from AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile. For even more savings, keep an eye on older models like iPhone SE. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

26 Nov 2021 6:28 pm
Best Black Friday Apple Watch Deals Available Today

The Apple Watch always makes a great gift around the holiday season, and for Black Friday 2021 we're tracking a few solid offers on numerous models of the Apple Watch. In this article, you'll find the best Black Friday sales on the new Apple Watch 7, but the best money-saving discounts will be found on older models like the Apple Watch Series 3 and SE. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, wh

26 Nov 2021 6:25 pm
Best Black Friday iPad Deals Available Today

Although Black Friday sales began as early as October in 2021, the shopping holiday is now officially underway and we're highlighting the best sales for each of Apple's product lines. In this article, you'll find the best Black Friday sales on iPad Pro and iPad mini. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. These sales include numerous all-time low prices an

26 Nov 2021 6:18 pm
Best Black Friday HomePod Mini Deals Available Today

Black Friday 2021 kicked off earlier this morning, and solid deals across Apple's product lineup are available online right now. Although you won't find particularly steep deals on the HomePod mini this year, if you have your sights on one as a holiday gift, you can at least save a little bit of money at Staples. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. If y

26 Nov 2021 6:13 pm
Best Black Friday iMac and MacBook Deals Available Today

Our Black Friday 2021 coverage continues with the best deals you can find on MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, and Mac mini today. As with all Black Friday deals, we aren't sure how long any of these will last, and prices are always fluctuating, so if you see something you want, be sure to buy it soon. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. If you're looking

26 Nov 2021 5:59 pm
Best Black Friday AirPods Deals Available Today

It's finally the morning of Black Friday 2021, and to kick things off we're tracking the best deals across Apple's AirPods lineup. Throughout the day we'll be sharing the best sales for Apple devices like iPhone, Mac, and iPad, so be sure to follow us on Twitter for all of the latest Black Friday sales Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. AirPods are alw

26 Nov 2021 5:34 pm
Apple Resumes Product Sales in Turkey With Significant Price Hikes

Apple has resumed the sales of its products in Turkey just days after shuttering its sales operation following the Turkish lira collapsing against the U.S. dollar and rising economic concerns. With the resumption of product sales, Apple has also significantly increased the price of all of its products in the country as a result of inflation. Over the past week, the Turkish lira has collapsed in value against the U.S. dollar, causing Apple to suspend product sales in the country. Now, Apple has r

26 Nov 2021 5:30 pm
Apple News+ Offering Three-Month Free Trial for New Subscribers Through Cyber Monday

Apple News + is offering new subscribers an extended three-month free trial of its service through Cyber Monday, an increase from the normal one-month trial offered to new subscribers, the service announced on Apple's website and on Twitter. The new offer will only be offered to new subscribers in locations where Apple News+ is available and will run until Cyber Monday, November 29. Apple ran a similar promotion last year . Once the trial ends, the subscription will automatically renew at $9.99

26 Nov 2021 4:28 pm
Apple Fined $11 Million in Italy for Employing 'Aggressive Methods' in Commercial Use of Private Data

Apple and Google were today fined 10 million euros ($11 million) by Italy's Competition Authority for allegedly using user data for commercial purposes without their explicit consent, an apparent violation of Italy's Consumer Code. The authority claims that both Apple and Google utilize user data they collect through their services for promotional and economic activity without the user's consent. Apple directly exploits the economic value of user data it collects to increase the sale of its prod

26 Nov 2021 3:46 pm
Apple's Black Friday Promotion Now Underway in the U.S. and More Countries

Apple's annual four-day Black Friday through Cyber Monday shopping event is now underway in the United States and select other countries, with customers able to receive a free Apple gift card with the purchase of select products through November 29. Participating countries include the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Poland, Austria, Hungary

26 Nov 2021 1:37 pm
Kuo: Apple AR Headset Coming in Late 2022 With Mac-Level Computing Power

Apple's long-rumored augmented reality (AR) headset project is set to bear its first fruit late next year with the launch of the first device carrying a pair of processors to support its high-end capabilities, according to a new research report from noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo seen by MacRumors . According to Kuo, the higher-end main processor is said to be similar to the M1 chip Apple introduced for its first set of Apple silicon Macs last year, while a lower-end processor will manage the sensor

26 Nov 2021 10:02 am