Tag Archives: Apple

  • Why Apple is cracking down on ‘free’ apps

    Apple is making more moves to clean up its App Store. After cracking down on outdated apps, the company is now placing restrictions on how developers describe their apps. Apple is now rejecting updated and new app submissions that have the word “free” in the name, VentureBeat reports. “Your app’s name, icons, screenshots, or previews […]

  • Apple sues Qualcomm for $1 billion in unpaid rebates, alleges attempted perjury, extortion

    Apple sued Qualcomm today, alleging that the mobile chip giant owes it at least a billion dollars in unpaid rebates and agreements. Apple further states that Qualcomm “attempted to extort Apple into changing its responses and providing false information to the KFTC [Korean FTC] in exchange for Qualcomm’s release of those payments to Apple.” That’s […]

  • Apple might be launching three new iPads this year

    The iPad mini might be going the way of the Dodo. According to a note from usually-quite-accurate analyst Ming-Chi Quo from KGI Securities, Apple will be launching three iPads in 2017: a 12.9-inch one, a 9.7-inch one and another model that will have a 10-10.5-inch screen. The largest of the three will simply be a […]

  • Apple removes app to help you find lost AirPods from app store

    Since Apple took away our headphone jacks (RIP), all we have left to lose is our wireless AirPods… literally. While Apple’s wireless earbuds for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus — AirPods — may look cool, there’s no denying the small, ear-sized speakers have the potential to get lost easily. An app called Finder for […]

  • Critics be damned, Apple’s AirPods are dominating wireless headphone sales

    Maybe people don’t care that much about losing Apple’s new AirPods. In the days right before the holidays and in the weeks after, Apple AirPods sales have exploded, according to a new report from e-retail measurement company Slice Intelligence. On the day AirPods finally went on sale, Dec. 13, 2016, wireless earphone sales were “ten […]

  • APPLE WILL START BLOCKING THOSE ICLOUD CALENDAR SPAM INVITES

    Those annoying Calendar spam invites won’t be around much longer. On Wednesday, Apple indicated that it was actively working to identify and block any further spam invites from hitting your iCloud Calendar. Last week, people started receiving suspicious spam invites on iOS and macOS alerting them of special sales for Ugg boots or Ray-Ban sunglasses. […]

  • Apple pushing iOS 10 developer beta 8 and public beta 7 updates

    Another week, another iOS 10 beta. Apple today released iOS 10 beta 8 to developers, as well as iOS 10 Public Beta 7 to public testers. If you fall into either group, you can grab today’s update by going into Settings on your iOS device, then tapping General, and then tapping Software Update. It’s not […]

  • Apple iPhone 7 event officially set for Sept. 7

    Mark your calendars, Apple fans, because we now know the date on which we’ll meet the iPhone 7. Apple is holding an event on Wednesday, Sept. 7, starting at 10:00 am PT. The event will be held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. As usual, Apple doesn’t offer any information as to […]

  • APPLE PREVIEWS APPLE FILE SYSTEM TO REPLACE HFS+ IN 2017

    Some changes are big for users: Siri on the Mac, fireworks in the Messages app, a new Breathe app on the watch! Others are a more seismic shift that end users may or may not notice. Apple’s operating systems have used the HFS+ file system for more than 18 years, but that era is coming […]

  • Apple is turning Siri into a next-level Artificial Intelligence

    SAN FRANCISCO — Was Siri the secret star of the World Wide Developer’s Conference Keynote? At first blush, I’d say no. There was no moment where Apple CEO Tim Cook declared it the most important platform in Apple’s domain. Cook and SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi never ticked off all the Siri updates at […]

  • Apple’s updated MacBook is indeed faster with longer battery life

    Apple dropped some Mac news last week, but it might not have been the news you were waiting for. Neither the MacBook Air nor the MacBook Prohave seen a processor refresh since last year, and both have had the same design for several years now. So, if you were hoping for the mythical Retina display […]