Author Archives: Evan Selleck

Apple Pay May Launch in Hungary and Luxembourg Soon [Update: Now Available]

Apple Pay May Launch in Hungary and Luxembourg Soon [Update: Now Available]

Apple Pay continues to expand, finding its way into new regions across the globe. Several different countries in Europe recently gained support for the mobile payment option. And now two new additional regions may get support as well.

Various 2018 Lexus Models Get Apple CarPlay Support With an Upgrade in U.S. and Canada

Various 2018 Lexus Models Get Apple CarPlay Support With an Upgrade in U.S. and Canada

While a lot of newer cars are arriving with Apple CarPlay support baked in, some older models have been left without. Even the automobiles that can technically run the software feature. Some manufacturers have gone back and upgraded older models. Some haven’t. Lexus appears to be on the right side of history on this one, at least for some 2018 models.

Spotify is Testing an In-Car Device Called ‘Car Thing’ to Discover How People Listen to Music and Podcasts

Spotify is Testing an In-Car Device Called ‘Car Thing’ to Discover How People Listen to Music and Podcasts

People spend a lot of time in vehicles. As such, we tend to listen to a lot of music (and podcasts). Spotify wants to learn what it can about our time behind the wheel and what we listen to at the same time. As such, the company is testing an in-car device to do just that.

Microsoft Announces ‘Minecraft Earth’, a New Augmented Reality Game for Phones

Microsoft Announces ‘Minecraft Earth’, a New Augmented Reality Game for Phones

Earlier this month, Microsoft teased a new game for smartphones based on the immensely popular Minecraft game. Unfortunately, we didn’t have much to go on other than it would be an augmented reality title.

CIRP Data Indicates ‘iPhone U.S. Installed Base Continues to Plateau’

CIRP Data Indicates ‘iPhone U.S. Installed Base Continues to Plateau’

Back in April, Apple released its latest quarterly earnings report. Unfortunately, as is par for the course, the company didn’t divulge specific numbers. Not even for the iPhone. That’s why analysts have some room to weigh in.

Apple Celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day With Apps and Features

Apple Celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day With Apps and Features

Once a year, it’s time to shine a light on accessibility awareness. Which just so happens to be today. Which is why Apple is helping to celebrate the day on its website and on the App Store.

Apple Seeds tvOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, macOS Mojave 10.14.6 Beta 1 to Developers

Apple Seeds tvOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, macOS Mojave 10.14.6 Beta 1 to Developers

Following the public launch of tvOS 12.3, watchOS 5.2.1, and macOS Mojave 10.14.5, Apple is moving on to the next update.

Apple Seeds iOS 12.4 Beta 1 to Developers

Apple Seeds iOS 12.4 Beta 1 to Developers

Following the launch of iOS 12.3 to the public, Apple is moving ahead with a new beta for the next update.

Apple’s Rumored Custom Cellular Modem May Not Launch Until 2025

Apple’s Rumored Custom Cellular Modem May Not Launch Until 2025

The cellular modem situation for Apple’s iPhones (and iPads) has been in a bit of a rocky state lately. But it looks like the settlement with Qualcomm may have finally calmed things down. At least as far as third-party help is concerned. But what about Apple’s custom cellular modem dreams? Those may have been pushed back a bit.

Many iTunes Films Are Reverting From 4K Down to HD, But it May be a Bug

Many iTunes Films Are Reverting From 4K Down to HD, But it May be a Bug

Eagle-eyed individuals have noticed that, over the last few days, many films in iTunes have been reverted to high definition (HD). In those cases, these films were previously available in 4K, which is causing headaches for some.