Tag Archives: Apple

  • 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 […]

  • Apple Pay finally becomes useful in Canada

    Apple Pay technically launched in Canada back in November, but it might as well have been non-existent — you could only use a directly-issued American Express card, which isn’t all that common in the country. At last, though, things are opening up. Apple has announced that its tap-to-pay service is now available through a much, […]

  • One of Apple’s earliest Siri engineers reportedly leaves for GE

    Apple hasn’t had a great time holding on to the original Siri team, and we don’t just mean the founders — there are precious few of those core members left. And today, we’re learning that one of those last remaining pioneers may have walked out the door. The Information‘s sources claimthat Darren Haas, a Siri […]

  • Apple is king of mobile payments….

    It’s early days in the race for supremacy in the mobile payments space, but the latest figures suggest that Apple Pay rules the roost. Data from Crone Consulting indicates that more than 12 million iPhone owners are making use of the tap-to-pay system at least once a month, asBloomberg points out. That puts it well […]

  • we could see an OLED iPhone sooner

    Apple’s shift to OLED iPhones could happen sooner than expected, if the latest reports are to be believed. Chinese news service Nikkei claims that 2017’s iPhone 7S will be the first to rock the display technology, which wasn’t tipped to find its way to the device range for another few years. OLED screens enable manufacturers to create […]

  • Apple’s 2017 iPhones could be even bigger

    If the iPhone 6S Plus was too much phone for you, we have some bad news for your thumbs – Apple has been tipped to launch an even bigger handset in 2017. The tech giant is planning to release a whopping 5.8-inch smartphone by the end of the year, according to DigiTimes (via The Motley […]