Apple has announced the opening of its first Design and Development Accelerator in Shanghai. The Accelerator is aimed at providing Chinese developers with an opportunity to work alongside experts from Apple to polish their app development skills and further improve their app.
Apple today announced its 2019 Back to School promotion in which it is offering customers free Beats headphones on purchase of eligible Apple products.
In addition to updating the MacBook Air with True Tone display and lowering its price, Apple also updated the base 13-inch MacBook Pro with Intel’s 8th gen. quad-core processors.
iPhones have been thieves favorite for quite some time. Despite the anti-theft feature thieves still, seek out an iPhone. In a rather weird turn of events, New Jersey detectives are on a manhunt for an iPhone thief who posted a selfie of himself on the victim’s Instagram account.
In an interview with CNN, Bill Gates, Microsoft’s co-founder, talked about Steve Jobs and how he could cast spells on people to motivate them and get work done.
Apple has been criticized for the unreliable butterfly keyboards on its MacBook’s. The butterfly keyboards were first introduced in 2015. Recently we reported on how Apple is likely to ditch butterfly keyboard altogether and instead go with scissor-switch type. Now Apple has extended keyboard service program for all the MacBooks from 2015 to 2019.
Foldable devices have not really had a good start. Samsung had to pull back the Galaxy Fold at the last minute before its launch and then Huawei followed suit in delaying the launch of its foldable device, the Mate X. It is clear that the technology is still not ready to make its debut in consumer devices. Yet, IHS Markit analyst Jeff Lin believes that Apple is working on a foldable iPad with 5G support.
The butterfly mechanism switch used on MacBook keyboards since 2015 have proven to be unreliable and caused many issues in the past. Apple is likely to ditch the butterfly mechanism in favor of scissor switches.
Another day, another outage! Yesterday WhatsApp, Facebook, and Instagram suffered from an outage. Today Apple’s iCloud Services and Retail Store systems are not available for some users. System Status is showing that services like Find My Friends, Find My iPhone, Game Center, Photos and Screen Time are affected.
Apple was accused by South Korean mobile carriers for using their dominant position. The company had put forth three conditions for selling iPhones and this didn’t bode well with the mobile carriers. Now Apple has requested South Korea’s antitrust regulator to adopt a consent decree.