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Aug 13, 2018

Apple Hosts Nobel Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai for Talk at Apple Park
Apple today held an event at its Apple Park campus where Apple CEO Tim Cook and Lisa Jackson, Apple Vice President of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, interviewed and honored Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who spoke to hundreds of young people about her work with the Malala Fund.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) August 13, 2018

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Apple Pulls iOS 12 Beta 7 Over-the-Air Update
If you haven't updated to the new iOS 12 beta 7 on your iOS device as of yet, you may notice that the over-the-air update option is no longer available, and that's because Apple has pulled the download.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Apple Pulls iOS 12 Beta 7 Update Due to Performance Issues
If you haven't updated to the new iOS 12 beta 7 on your iOS device as of yet, you may notice that the over-the-air update option is no longer available, and that's because Apple has pulled the download.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

New Apple Store in Kyoto to Open on August 25
Apple's latest retail location is set to open in Kyoto, Japan at 10:00 a.m. local time on August 25, the company announced today on its Apple Japan YouTube site and on a new page for the upcoming store.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Google's iOS and Android Apps Track and Store Location Data With Location History Disabled
Some Google apps on iOS and Android devices continue to store location history even with the setting disabled, according to a new AP report citing data collected by computer science researchers at Princeton.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

MacRumors Exclusive: Gear Up for Back-to-School With Twelve South's Cases, Stands, and Chargers
MacRumors and Twelve South are partnering up for another discount event, this time centering on a collection of nine products that should help students, parents, and teachers gear up for the new school year. In the MacRumors exclusive sale, you'll find 15 percent discounts on Twelve South products like the BookBook Vol. 2, Fermata headphone stand, Curve for MacBook, and more.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Apple Removes Group FaceTime From iOS 12 and macOS Mojave, Says It'll Launch Later This Year
Apple today removed Group FaceTime from the latest iOS 12 and macOS Mojave betas, which were released this morning, and has instead decided to release the feature at a later date.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of iOS 12 to Developers
Apple today seeded the seventh beta of an upcoming iOS 12 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the sixth beta and more than two months after introducing the new software at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Seventh Beta of tvOS 12 Now Available for Registered Developers
Apple today seeded the seventh beta of a new tvOS 12 operating system to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the sixth beta and two months after introducing the new software at the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of macOS Mojave to Developers
Apple today seeded the seventh beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave update to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the sixth beta and more than two months after introducing the software at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of macOS Mojave to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]
Apple today seeded the seventh beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave update to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the sixth beta and more than two months after introducing the software at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of New watchOS 5 Operating System to Developers
Apple today seeded the seventh beta of an upcoming watchOS 5 update to developers, one week after releasing the sixth beta and two months after introducing the software at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Deals: AirPods for $140, BOGO 20% Off iTunes Gift Cards, and New Anker Flash Sale
Costco today kicked off a new "5 Days of Deals" event just for its members, and one of the discounts is for Apple's AirPods. Today only Costco members can purchase the headphones for $139.99, down from $159.99 -- one of the best deals online for a new pair when compared to retailers like Adorama and Best Buy. Free shipping is also available.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

'Industry Insiders' Believe AirPower Will Cost Around $149 and Work With All Three 2018 iPhones
Apple previewed its multi-device AirPower charging mat at its iPhone X event last September, and confirmed that it will be released at some point in 2018, but it has yet to reveal how much it will cost.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Samsung Introduces 'SmartThings Wi-Fi' Combination Mesh Router and Smart Home Hub
The latest offering for users looking to add mesh networking to their homes has been revealed by Samsung today, called the SmartThings Wi-Fi (via The Verge). The router includes mesh networking technology from Plume, which itself recently revealed its "SuperPod" mesh router along with a $60/year subscription.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Apple Has Certified Key Suppliers of 2018 iPhones as Volume Production Set to Begin
Apple has successfully completed certification of key component suppliers for its widely rumored trio of 2018 iPhones, expected to be announced in September, according to Taiwanese publication Economic Daily News.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Quanta Said to Manufacture Apple's Upcoming 'Inexpensive Notebooks' in September Quarter
Taiwanese manufacturer Quanta will fulfill orders for new "inexpensive notebooks" from Apple in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to DigiTimes, suggesting they could be released in September or October.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Spotify Continues Strong Push Into Podcasts With Addition of BBC's Podcast Library
Spotify today announced that listeners across the globe can now tune into the BBC's podcast catalog directly within the Spotify app, including "hundreds of programs across thousands of episodes." In the announcement, the company focuses on podcast listeners in the United Kingdom, but it appears that BBC podcasts on Spotify are also appearing for users in the United States and elsewhere outside of the U.K.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

Latest Firefox iOS Update Brings New Dark Mode and Tab Features
Firefox received an update on iOS today that brings a new dark theme and a handful of new tab functions to the popular web browser.

Mac Rumors
Aug 13, 2018

How to Send and Receive SMS Messages on iPad and Mac via Text Message Forwarding
Ever since iOS 7, Apple has provided a Text Message Forwarding service that can push SMS messages received through your iPhone's cellular network to your other Apple devices.

Mac Rumors
Aug 10, 2018

MacRumors Giveaway: Win AirPods Retro From ColorWare
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with ColorWare to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a set of custom-painted AirPods that have been designed to look like a classic Macintosh.

Mac Rumors
Aug 10, 2018

Samsung Shares New 'Ingenius' Ads Pitting New Galaxy Note 9 Against iPhone X
Samsung today uploaded new ads in its ongoing "Ingenius" series that makes fun of the Apple Genius Bar and pits the iPhone X against Samsung's Galaxy devices.

Mac Rumors
Aug 10, 2018

Apple Music Launches New Classical Music Section Curated by Deutsche Grammophon, Including Full-Length Operas
Apple Music this week began rolling out a new section in Browse curated by Deutsche Grammophon, known as one of the biggest classical musical labels in the world. In this section, classical music fans will find featured playlists of specific composers, highlighted radio stations, and all-new visual albums stocked with the "full-length performance" of select operas (via Engadget).

Mac Rumors
Aug 10, 2018

Philips Hue Announces Lineup of New Fixtures and Lights, First Few Launching August 20
Over the summer, a few new and upcoming Philips Hue light fixtures leaked online, including an Outdoor Light Strip and White Ambience Adore Vanity Mirror. This week, the company has announced prices and confirmed an August 20 launch date for most of these products, as well as revealed a collection of new Hue lights. As usual, all of the new Hue lights are compatible with Apple's HomeKit platform.

Mac Rumors
Aug 10, 2018

Qualcomm and Taiwanese Regulators Reach Settlement 'Reversing Most' of $773M Fine
Nearly one year after Qualcomm received a $773 million fine by Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission regarding how the company prices smartphone chips and patents, Qualcomm this week reached a settlement agreement with the Taiwanese regulators that "reverses most" of the $773 million fine.

Mac Rumors
Aug 10, 2018

Spotify Testing Way for Free Tier Users to Skip Ads 'Any Time They Want'
Spotify has begun a test for select users in Australia, allowing free tier listeners to skip "any" audio and video ads that they come across "as often as they want," according to a new report by Ad Age. Currently, users who don't pay for a Spotify Premium subscription ($9.99/month) have to listen to ads and can't skip them.

Mac Rumors
Aug 10, 2018

Former Tesla Lead Engineer Doug Field Returns to Apple to Work on Project Titan
Apple's former VP of Mac hardware engineering Doug Field has returned to the tech giant's ranks after five years working at Tesla, where he oversaw production of the Model 3.

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

Denon and Marantz AV Receivers Updated With AirPlay 2 Support
Audio accessories from Denon and Marantz are gaining support for AirPlay 2 through firmware updates that are being distributed starting today.

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

Apple Picks Up New Video Game Comedy From Charlie Day and Rob McElhenney
Apple gave a straight to series order for a half-hour scripted comedy show created by Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day, reports Variety. The show is said to be set in a video game development studio.

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

New 2019 Emoji Candidates Include Service Dog, Deaf Person and More Couples
The Unicode Consortium is working on the list of emojis that will be added to Unicode 12 in 2019, and today Emojipedia shared some details on new emoji candidates that have been suggested for inclusion.

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

Hands-On With Samsung's New Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Watch
Samsung today hosted an event in New York where it unveiled its newest product updates, including the Galaxy Note 9, the Galaxy Watch, and the Galaxy Home speaker.

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

Apple Pay Gains Momentum With Estimated 250 Million Users, 200% Transaction Growth Predicted Next Year
An estimated 31 percent of iPhone users have made a purchase with Apple Pay in the past year, up from 25 percent a year ago, according to a new Apple Pay estimates shared today by Loup Ventures analyst Gene Munster.

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

Samsung Debuts New Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Watch, Wireless Charger Duo, and Galaxy Home Smart Speaker
Samsung this morning debuted its latest flagship smartphone, the new Galaxy Note 9. The Galaxy Note 9 is equipped with a 6.4-inch 2960 by 1400 Super AMOLED screen, and like previous Note models, it works with the S Pen stylus. Design wise, it looks quite similar to the Note 8.

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

Google's New iOS App 'Cameos' Lets Celebrities Respond to Popular Questions in Search Results
Google this week debuted a new app called "Cameos," which lets celebrities record video answers to "the most asked questions on Google," and then post the recordings directly to Google's search results (via TechCrunch). The company says that this will let users "get answers directly" from the source when searching for facts and trivia about certain people in the spotlight.

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

Apple Became World's Most Valuable Company Seven Years Ago Today, Two Weeks Before Steve Jobs Resigned as CEO
Today marks the seventh anniversary of Apple passing U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil to become the world's most valuable company for the first time, with a market capitalization of around $341.5 billion at the time.

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

HomeKit-Compatible 'Eve Aqua Smart Water Controller' Now Available to Buy Through Apple
Apple has begun selling the Eve Aqua Smart Water Controller on its United States website today, following a few weeks after the HomeKit accessory previously launched on Eve's own website and on Amazon (via HomeKit News and Reviews). On Apple.com, you can buy the Eve Aqua for $99.95, and the free shipping option currently designates a delivery date on Monday, August 13.

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

Apple Details Improvements to Siri's Ability to Recognize Names of Local Businesses and Destinations
In a new entry in its Machine Learning Journal, Apple has detailed how it approached the challenge of improving Siri's ability to recognize names of local points of interest, such as small businesses and restaurants.

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

Apple Faces Potential Legal Threat From Indian Regulator Over Noncompliance With Anti-Spam iPhone App
Just a few days after Bloomberg revealed Apple's revamped India strategy, including changes that the company hopes will boost its lackluster smartphone market share in the country, a report by Reuters today has pointed out another hurdle for Apple's India plan.

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

Apple Pay's New Promo Offers $20 When You Spend $100 or More in Nike's iOS App
Apple Pay is offering a $20 promo code when you spend $100 or more within the iOS Nike app through August 16. This is the latest offer in Apple's long-running Apple Pay promo series, now themed as a back-to-school sale for any students looking for new shoes for the school year.

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

Numerous Apps Caught up in Apple's New App Store Review Policy to Ban Gambling-Related Apps
In an attempt to crack down on gambling-related apps in the App Store, Apple has today implemented a new App Review policy for individual developers, but many apps that are being banned as a result appear to have very little to do with gambling at all.
— Wojtek Pietrusiewicz (@morid1n) August 9, 2018

Mac Rumors
Aug 09, 2018

Chicago Students Present App Projects at 'Everyone Can Code' Apple Store Session
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Tim Cook in celebrating Apple's "Everyone Can Code" initiative on Wednesday at the company's Michigan Avenue store, where a special Today at Apple session got underway.
— Mayor Rahm Emanuel (@ChicagosMayor) August 8, 2018

Mac Rumors
Aug 08, 2018

Apple Confirms Infowars App Won't Be Removed From App Store
Apple does not plan to remove the Infowars app from the iOS App Store at this time, the company told BuzzFeed News this evening. Apple said that the Infowars app had not violated its App Store guidelines.

Mac Rumors
Aug 08, 2018

Verizon and Apple Team Up to Offer VZW Unlimited Subscribers Six Free Months of Apple Music
Verizon and Apple today announced a new partnership which will see Verizon Unlimited customers able to sign up to receive six months of Apple Music for free.

Mac Rumors
Aug 08, 2018

Apple's iOS 'Health Records' Feature Now Works With 75 Providers
Apple's Health Records feature, introduced in iOS 11.3, now allows iOS users to access their medical records from more than 75 different hospitals and medical providers in the United States.

Mac Rumors
Aug 08, 2018

Sitewide Sales: Save 15% Off at eBay and 30% Off at Incase for a Limited Time
If you've been waiting for eBay's next sitewide coupon, the retailer today launched a 15 percent off code that lets you save on everything across eBay until 10:00 p.m. PT tonight. Of course, exclusions to "everything" include warranties and protection plans, coins and paper money, gift cards and coupons, and real estate.

Mac Rumors
Aug 08, 2018

Some 2018 MacBook Pro Owners Experiencing Crackling Speakers
Following the release of 2018 MacBook Pro models last month, some customers have turned to the MacRumors Forums, Apple Support Communities, Reddit, and YouTube to report intermittent crackling from the built-in speakers.

Mac Rumors
Aug 08, 2018

Google Pixel 3 XL Production Unit Leak Reveals Taller iPhone X-Like Notch
Although Google's major fall event is still about two months away, typically occurring in October and ushering in a new generation of Pixel smartphones and other products, today leaked pictures have been shared online highlighting the upcoming Google Pixel 3 XL.

Mac Rumors
Aug 08, 2018

Anki Reveals Autonomous 'Vector' Home Robot With AI Learning to Help Around the House
Anki has revealed its fourth consumer product in the form of a home robot that it's calling "Vector," launching on Kickstarter today. Although the company has debuted a Kickstarter to give backers early access to the robot on October 9, it's promising that Vector will launch wide just a few days later, in stores on October 12, 2018.

Mac Rumors
Aug 08, 2018

Amazon Launches Grocery Pickup at Select Whole Food Stores Using 'Prime Now' Mobile App
After first launching direct grocery delivery from Whole Foods to its customers' doors earlier this year, Amazon today has begun a rollout of curbside grocery pickup at Whole Foods locations in Sacramento and Virginia Beach. At supported stores, grocery pickup will be available from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time.

Mac Rumors
Aug 08, 2018

Bose QuietComfort 35 II Headphones Gain Alexa Support via Software Update
Bose has released an update for its QuietComfort 35 II wireless headphones that adds Alexa support as a voice assistant feature.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Snapchat's Recent Redesign Resulted in Millions of Lost Users
Snapchat's controversial redesign, introduced last November, caused it to lose millions of subscribers according to data shared today in its second quarter earnings results.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Gmail App for iOS Now Includes Option to Disable Conversation View
The Gmail app for iOS was today updated with an option to turn off the threaded conversation view that some users have been unhappy with.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Apple Again Promotes Apple Pay Cash in New 'Just Text Them the Money' Ad
Apple today shared a new ad in its recent "Just Text Them the Money" ad campaign for Apple Pay Cash, this time focusing on how easy it is to sent cash to other people following a group dinner.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Hands-On With Apple's New Leather Sleeve for the 15-Inch MacBook Pro
When Apple introduced refreshed MacBook Pro models back in July, the company also debuted new Leather Sleeves that are designed to fit 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pro models.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Apple Responds to U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce: 'The Customer is Not Our Product'
Last month, the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce sent letters to Apple and Google parent company Alphabet with 16 multi-part questions about how the companies handle customer data.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Popular Newton Email App for iOS and Mac Shutting Down in September
Newton, a popular email service for iOS and Mac, is shutting down on September 25, the company's founder Rohit Nadhani announced today.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Apple Music: 'We Worry About the Humanity Being Drained Out of Music'
In an extensive profile of Spotify founder and CEO Daniel Ek, Fast Company's Robert Safian recently sat down to speak for a few minutes with Apple CEO Tim Cook at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, California.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Apple Developing New TV Show Based on Bestselling Novel 'Pachinko'
Apple has secured the rights to create a new TV series based on Min Jin Lee's bestselling 2017 novel "Pachinko," reports Variety.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Instapaper Relaunches Premium Subscription at $2.99/Month, Updates Privacy Policy to Comply With GDPR
Read-it-later app Instapaper today announced that it is relaunching "Instapaper Premium" as part of the company's new initiative that's looking towards "the next ten years of Instapaper and beyond." Instapaper is hoping to generate revenue after it became an independent company last month through a deal with parent company Pinterest.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Mazda Continues CarPlay Rollout With 2019 CX-9
Mazda this week introduced the 2019 CX-9, its second vehicle to be equipped with CarPlay in the United States, alongside the 2018 Mazda6.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Apple Music Rolling Out 'Friends Mix' Highlighting Songs Your Friends Listened To Each Week
Apple Music appears to be rolling out an all-new weekly playlist called "Friends Mix" to a few subscribers today. According to Reddit user Reesyy, the new curated playlist will be filled with songs that your Apple Music friends are listening to.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Apple Signals Smart Home Mesh Networking Interest by Joining 'The Thread Group'
Apple has become a member of The Thread Group, an organization that supports companies interested in innovating networking solutions for consumer smart home devices using the Thread mesh standard (via 9to5Mac).

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Consumer Reports Says Apple Pay Cash is the Best P2P Mobile Payments Service
Apple Pay Cash is the highest-rated mobile peer-to-peer payments service on the market, according to a review by Consumer Reports.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Logitech Announces Apple-Designed 'POWERED' Wireless Charging Stand for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X
Logitech has announced a new wireless charger for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X that aims to make it easier to use your smartphone while charging it at the same time.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Logitech Announces Apple-Designed POWERED Wireless Charging Stand for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X
Logitech has announced a new wireless charger for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X that aims to make it easier to use your smartphone while charging it at the same time.

Mac Rumors
Aug 07, 2018

Logitech Unveils 'POWERED' Wireless Charging Stand for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X, Designed in Collaboration With Apple
Logitech has announced a new wireless charger for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X that aims to make it easier to use your smartphone while charging it at the same time.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

How to Access and Set Up Parental Controls in iOS 12
With Screen Time, Apple has introduced a robust set of parental control options in iOS 12, giving parents a way to monitor and limit the amount of time children are spending on their iOS devices, within specific apps, and more.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

U.S. DoJ Says Ruling Approving AT&T-Time Warner Merger Ignored 'Fundamental Principles of Economics and Common Sense'
The U.S. Department of Justice today filed an appeal with the District of Columbia Appeals Court protesting the June ruling that allowed the merger between AT&T and Time Warner to move forward, reports The Washington Post.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Microsoft Plans to Keep Skype Classic Available 'for Some Time' Following User Backlash
Microsoft last month announced plans to shut down Skype 7, aka Skype Classic, on PCs and Macs in September, with the company encouraging customers to instead upgrade to the latest version of Skype, Skype 8.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Google Releases Android 9 Pie as Previous Oreo Release is Installed on Just 12% of Devices
Google's latest Android operating system update, Android 9 Pie, was officially released to customers today following a beta testing period that started earlier this year.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Deals: AirPods for $135.99 and Anker's New 20% Off Back-To-School Sale
AirPods have been discounted again this week, with Rakuten seller Altatac selling Apple's wireless headphones for $135.99 when using the sitewide discount code SAVE15. Altatac is a highly-rated seller on the retailer's website, and the AirPods are in new condition.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Apple Partners With Akamai, Etsy, and Swiss Re for Renewable Energy Projects in Illinois and Virginia
Apple is partnering up with Akamai, Etsy, and Swiss Re to develop two new wind and solar energy farms in Illinois and Virginia, the companies announced today.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of iOS 12 to Developers
Apple today seeded the sixth beta of an upcoming iOS 12 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the fifth beta and over two months after introducing the new software at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of iOS 12 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]
Apple today seeded the sixth beta of an upcoming iOS 12 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the fifth beta and over two months after introducing the new software at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of macOS Mojave to Developers
Apple today seeded the sixth beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave update to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the fifth beta and two months after introducing the software at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of macOS Mojave to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]
Apple today seeded the sixth beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave update to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the fifth beta and two months after introducing the software at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Sixth Beta of tvOS 12 Now Available for Registered Developers
Apple today seeded the sixth beta of a new tvOS 12 operating system to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the fifth beta and two months after introducing the new software at the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Sixth Beta of tvOS 12 Now Available for Registered Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]
Apple today seeded the sixth beta of a new tvOS 12 operating system to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the fifth beta and two months after introducing the new software at the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of New watchOS 5 Operating System to Developers
Apple today seeded the sixth beta of an upcoming watchOS 5 update to developers, one week after releasing the fifth beta and two months after introducing the software at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

MoviePass Reveals $9.95/Month Plan for 3 Films, Ditching Peak Pricing and No Longer Limiting Major Movies
MoviePass is restructuring its subscription model once again, today announcing that it will not be raising prices for its subscribers and instead return to its traditional $9.95/month price tag while limiting how often users can go to the movies every month. Effective August 15, subscribers will transition to the new model upon their renewal and from then on be able to see three movies every month at $9.95.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Apple Plans Revamped India Strategy With Official Stores, Year-Long iPhone Deals, and Improved Apps
Apple's ongoing struggles in India have been scrutinized repeatedly over the past few years, and today a new report by Bloomberg has looked into Apple's plan to stay afloat in what's considered the world's "fastest-growing smartphone market."

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Microsoft Joins Movies Anywhere, Syncing Movies Purchased on Xbox/Windows With iTunes
Microsoft today announced that it is joining Disney's expanded Movies Anywhere service, allowing customers who purchase films on Xbox and Windows 10 to link their content to Movies Anywhere (via The Verge). Thanks to the new addition, this means that any supported movie you purchase through Microsoft Movies & TV will now also be available on other linked Movies Anywhere accounts, including iTunes.

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Apple Supplier TSMC Recovering From 'Debilitating' Computer Virus
Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is in recovery from a "debilitating" computer virus that hit many of its fabrication tools this past Friday evening. The company says that 80 percent of the affected tools have been restored, but it's now on a path to warn its customers -- potentially including Apple -- of delayed shipments and reduced revenue due to the virus (via Bloomberg).

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Apple Supplier TSMC Recovering From 'Debilitating' Computer Virus [Updated x2]
Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is in recovery from a "debilitating" computer virus that hit many of its fabrication tools this past Friday evening. The company says that 80 percent of the affected tools have been restored, but it's now on a path to warn its customers -- potentially including Apple -- of delayed shipments and reduced revenue due to the virus (via Bloomberg).

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Apple Supplier TSMC Recovering From 'Debilitating' Computer Virus [Updated]
Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is in recovery from a "debilitating" computer virus that hit many of its fabrication tools this past Friday evening. The company says that 80 percent of the affected tools have been restored, but it's now on a path to warn its customers -- potentially including Apple -- of delayed shipments and reduced revenue due to the virus (via Bloomberg).

Mac Rumors
Aug 06, 2018

Apple Removes Five of Six Infowars Podcast Series From iTunes Directory
Apple has removed the entire libraries of five Infowars podcasts from the Apple Podcasts platform, Buzzfeed News reported on Sunday.

Mac Rumors
Aug 03, 2018

Seven Useful macOS Tips You Might Not Know
There are many hidden features in both macOS and iOS that often go under the radar, either because they haven't received a lot of attention from Apple in marketing materials or they've been forgotten after a period of time.



Mac Rumors
Aug 03, 2018

Dual-SIM Dual Standby Feature May Be Limited to Version of 6.1-Inch iPhone Available Only in China
Rumors have suggested Apple is planning to introduce dual-SIM dual standby functionality in some 2018 iPhone models, which would allow two SIM cards to be used at once, but it appears this functionality could perhaps be limited to China.

Mac Rumors
Aug 03, 2018

Deals: HomePod for $299.99, iPhone SE Free With AT&T Next, and New MacRumors Exclusive RAVPower Sale
Well-known accessory company RAVPower has launched a new series of promo codes this week, available exclusively to MacRumors readers. This crop of codes includes savings on fast wireless charging mats, portable chargers, and car chargers, all of which we've listed below. If you find something you like be sure to make your purchase before the codes expire in one month, on Sunday, September 2 at 11:59 p.m. PT.











Mac Rumors
Aug 03, 2018

MacRumors Giveaway: Win Lightning Earbuds With Charging Port From Tech Armor
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Tech Armor to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win Tech Armor Lightning Earbuds that come equipped with an extra Lightning port so you can listen to music while your iPhone is plugged in and charging.

Mac Rumors
Aug 03, 2018

Upcoming iPad Pro Models Could Feature Rounded Display Corners
Apple's upcoming 2018 iPad Pro models may feature a display with rounded corners like the iPhone X according to an image asset for the new devices found by 9to5Mac's Guilherme Rambo in the most recent beta update.

Mac Rumors
Aug 03, 2018

Disney Facing 'Resistance' From Turner in Effort to Get TV Rights of 'Star Wars' Films for Streaming Service
It's been nearly one year since Disney announced that it will pull all of its movies from Netflix and launch its own streaming service in late 2019, including both TV shows and movies from Marvel and Star Wars. This week, however, Bloomberg reports that the company is facing troubles with the TV rights to the Star Wars film franchise, dating back to a deal it made with Turner Broadcasting in 2016.

Mac Rumors
Aug 03, 2018

Apple Accepting Red Cross Donations for California Fire Relief
Apple today added banners to the App Store and iTunes Store on Mac and iOS devices allowing Apple customers to donate to the American Red Cross to support those who have been affected by the fires that have devastated Northern California.

Mac Rumors
Aug 03, 2018

Fortnite Expands to Android, but Epic Skirts Google Play Store With Custom Installer
Fortnite, the ultra popular multiplayer battle royale game that's available for iOS devices, consoles, and PCs, is expanding to Android today, but Epic Games is launching Fortnite for Android in a unique way that's worth paying attention to.

Mac Rumors
Aug 03, 2018

iOS Concept Reimagines Siri With Non-Intrusive UI, Contextual Awareness, and More
Kévin Eugène, a web developer and UI/UX designer, this week shared a new iOS concept that he calls "iOS Mogi," with the aim of improving the look and functionality of Apple's AI assistant Siri (via Reddit). As Eugène explains in his Medium post on iOS Mogi, his goal was "not to create new commands" or completely re-build Siri, but to display the voice assistant "in a different way" that is "more useful to the user."

Mac Rumors
Aug 03, 2018

PSA: Your @Mac.com, @Me.com, or @iCloud.com Emails Sent via Gmail Might Be Marked as Spam Now
For the past several years, I have had my Apple-provided @me.com email address set up as an alias in Gmail. This allows me to use Gmail as my one-stop-shop for sending emails from both my @gmail.com and @me.com addresses.

Mac Rumors
Aug 03, 2018

Tim Cook Says Apple's $1 Trillion Value is a 'Significant Milestone' But 'Not the Most Important Measure of Success' in Employee Memo
Apple today reached a major milestone and became the first publicly listed U.S. company to reach a $1 trillion market capitalization. Following the news, Apple CEO Tim Cook, who did not comment publicly on the occasion, sent out a memo to employees, which was shared by Buzzfeed.

Mac Rumors
Aug 02, 2018

How to Start an Activity Competition With a Friend in watchOS 5
In watchOS 5, there's a new Apple Watch activity feature that's designed to motivate people to work out and get active through competitions with friends.

Mac Rumors
Aug 02, 2018

Apple Closes Apple Watch Heart Rate Study to New Participants
Apple and Stanford University's School of Medicine are no longer allowing new participants to join the joint heart rate study that they're conducting using data gathered from the heart rate monitor of the Apple Watch, according to an updated notice on the Apple Heart Study website.

Mac Rumors
Aug 02, 2018

Review: LaCie's 4TB Rugged RAID Pro With SD Card Slot is Perfect for Photographers and Videographers
Seagate's LaCie brand is well-known for its line of rugged, durable hard drives that are protected by an iconic orange bumper, and this spring, LaCie unveiled its latest accessory in the rugged lineup, the 4TB USB-C LaCie Rugged RAID Pro.

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