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Mac Rumors
Feb 21, 2024

Apple Announces 'Groundbreaking' New Security Protocol for iMessage
Apple today announced a new post-quantum cryptographic protocol for iMessage called PQ3. Apple says this "groundbreaking" and "state-of-the-art" protocol provides "extensive defenses against even highly sophisticated quantum attacks."

Mac Rumors
Feb 21, 2024

Top 7 Best-Selling Smartphones Last Year Were All iPhones
Apple's iPhone models dominated the top 10 best-selling smartphones in 2023, with only Samsung's mid-range devices making the list, according to Counterpoint Research's Global Monthly Handset Model Sales Tracker.

Mac Rumors
Feb 21, 2024

Apple's OLED Roadmap: New iPad Mini, Foldable iPad Pro, and More
Apple is planning to launch at least nine new devices with OLED displays across the iPad and MacBook product lines, according to an updated forecast from research firm Omdia that sets out the company's plans in detail.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Duo That Defrauded Apple Out of 5,000 iPhones With Repair Scheme Will Spend Up to 20 Years in Prison
Two Maryland residents that tried to defraud Apple out of 5,000 iPhones worth millions of dollars were today found guilty of mail fraud. Chinese nationals Haotian Sun and Pengfei Xue masterminded a scheme to get Apple to exchange genuine iPhones for counterfeit iPhones sent in for repair.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear VirnetX Patent Case, Saving Apple $503 Million
The United States Supreme Court today said that it will not hear the VirnetX vs. Apple patent case, putting an end to a 14-year-long legal battle and ultimately saving Apple $502.8 million.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

'Masters of the Air' Sees Most Watched Apple TV Launch to Date
Apple TV series Masters of the Air had more viewers in its opening weekend than any other ?Apple TV ? show has had in its first season, Apple told Variety.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple's Upcoming OLED iPad Pro Models Rumored to Be Much Thinner
Apple is planning to update the iPad Air and iPad Pro lineups as soon as March, and the new ?iPad Pro? models will be significantly thinner according to dimensions shared by 9to5Mac. Citing sources with knowledge of Apple's plans, the site claims that the larger version will be more than 1mm thinner.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple Increases iPhone 15's Advertised Battery Lifespan
Apple today announced that it retested the batteries in all iPhone 15 models and determined that they are able to meet a higher bar.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple Acoustics VP Leaves Role, AirPods and HomePod Audio Team Gets New Leadership
The team responsible for audio at Apple will soon undergo leadership changes due to the departure of longtime acoustics vice president Gary Geaves, reports Bloomberg. Geaves is stepping down from his role, though he will be replaced with "top deputy" Ruchir Davé.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

iOS 17.4 Lets You See Your iPhone 15 Battery Health at a Glance
With iOS 17.4, Apple is tweaking how battery health is reported to iPhone 15 users, making it easier for them to understand their battery status at a glance.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

iOS 17.4 Beta Adds CarPlay Option to Show Upcoming Maneuvers in Instrument Cluster
The fourth beta of iOS 17.4 that Apple released today adds a new CarPlay feature, according to the notes that Apple provided to developers.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple Releases Third Beta of visionOS 1.1
Apple today released the third beta of an upcoming visionOS 1.1 update for developers, allowing them to test new features ahead of the software seeing a public launch. The third beta comes a week after the release of the second beta.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple Seeds Fourth Betas of iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 to Developers
Apple today seeded the fourth betas of upcoming iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 to developers for testing purposes, with the updates coming one week after Apple seeded the third betas.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple Seeds Fourth Betas of iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]
Apple today seeded the fourth betas of upcoming iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 to developers for testing purposes, with the updates coming one week after Apple seeded the third betas.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.4 to Developers
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming a week after the release of the third beta.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.4 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming a week after the release of the third beta.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of watchOS 10.4 to Developers
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming watchOS 10.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming a week after the release of the third watchOS 10.4 beta.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of tvOS 17.4 to Developers
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming tvOS 17.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming one week after the release of the third tvOS 17.4 beta.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

iPhone 16 Models Again Rumored to Feature Upgraded Microphones for iOS 18's Revamped Siri
iPhone 16 models will feature upgraded microphones with a higher signal-to-noise ratio compared to previous models, allowing for the devices to hear your voice more clearly, according to Haitong analyst Jeff Pu. This upgrade should improve the accuracy of Siri, which is expected to be revamped with generative AI features on iOS 18 later this year.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

AirPods Max 2 Could Miss Out on Adaptive Audio Features
The second-generation AirPods Max could miss out on Adaptive Audio, according to a rumor coming out of Asia.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Regal Apple Pay Promo Offers Free Popcorn With Movie Ticket Purchase
To celebrate the award nominations given to Killers of the Flower Moon, Apple today sent out emails about a new Apple Pay promotion that offers users a free popcorn when purchasing a ticket to a movie at a Regal theater.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Anker Introduces Big Discounts on Popular Portable Batteries, USB-C Chargers, and More
Anker today has a large collection of accessories on sale at Amazon, including the return of a discount on the popular 60,000 mAh Power Station with Retractable Light and Smart Display, available for $109.99 with an on-page coupon, down from $149.95. You'll find chargers, USB-C accessories, portable batteries, and more on sale this time around.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple Music Launches Monthly Replay Experience
Apple today rolled out a monthly version of Apple Music Replay, allowing subscribers to see statistics about their listening habits on a more regular basis (via Engadget).

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple COO Jeff Williams Visits Taiwan to Celebrate 50 Years of Foxconn
Apple's Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams is making a rare visit to Taiwan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Foxconn, one of the company's key suppliers, Bloomberg reports.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple Likely Adopting RCS Messaging Standard to Comply With Chinese Law
Apple's surprise decision to bring RCS support to its Messages app for iPhone later this year was not a result of impending EU legislation, but an about-face caused by Chinese political pressure, claimed a report over the weekend.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

'Apple Ring' Allegedly in Development to Rival Samsung Galaxy Ring
Apple is speeding up development of a smart ring that can be worn on the finger to track users' health biometrics, claims a new report coming out of Korea.

Mac Rumors
Feb 20, 2024

Apple Music Testing Feature That Imports Libraries From Other Services
Apple Music is testing a new feature that allows users to import songs and playlists into their library from rival streaming services like Spotify.

Mac Rumors
Feb 19, 2024

Apple Now Selling Refurbished M3 Pro and M3 Max MacBook Pro Models
Apple today began offering refurbished versions of the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with M3 Pro and M3 Max chip options, offering the machines at a discount for the first time since their October 2023 release.

Mac Rumors
Feb 19, 2024

Beats Partners With Major League Soccer on New Marketing Campaign
Apple's partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS) is expanding with a new agreement that will see Apple's Beats brand become the official consumer audio products partner of MLS. As part of the partnership, Beats will produce exclusive custom headphones for eight MLS clubs, with additional clubs to follow.

Mac Rumors
Feb 19, 2024

iPhone 16 Pro Could Come in Two New Color Options
Apple's upcoming iPhone 16 Pro models could come in all-new "Desert Titanium" and "Titanium Gray" color options, according to the leaker known as "Majin Bu."

Mac Rumors
Feb 19, 2024

Amazon Takes $300 Off Multiple Apple Studio Display Models, Available From $1,299.99
Amazon today is matching an all-time low price on the Studio Display, now available for $1,299.99, down from $1,599.99. This is the standard glass version of the Studio Display with the tilt adjustable stand, and it currently has an estimated February 23 delivery date for Prime shipping.

Mac Rumors
Feb 19, 2024

AirPods 4 and AirPods Max With USB-C Still Expected Later This Year
Apple still plans to release multiple new AirPods models later this year, according to the latest information shared by Bloomberg's Mark Gurman.

Mac Rumors
Feb 19, 2024

Gurman: Apple Vision Pro 2 at Least 18 Months Away
The second-generation version of Apple's Vision Pro headset is at least 18 months away from launch, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports.

Mac Rumors
Feb 19, 2024

Ridley Scott's Action Epic 'Napoleon' Coming to Apple TV on March 1
Apple Original Films' historical action epic "Napoleon" will premiere globally on Apple TV on March 1, 2024, the company has announced.

Mac Rumors
Feb 19, 2024

First Alleged iPhone 16 Molds Show Vertical Camera Layout
A photo claiming to show a mold of Apple's upcoming iPhone 16 standard model has appeared online, offering another preview of the rumored new vertical camera arrangement.

Mac Rumors
Feb 19, 2024

Apple to Be Fined Over $500 Million in EU Music Streaming Probe
Apple is set to be hit with a €500 million ($538 million) fine for allegedly breaking EU law over access to music streaming services, according to a Financial Times report.

Mac Rumors
Feb 18, 2024

iPad Sales Arrive at Best Buy With Big Savings on iPad Air, 10th Gen iPad, and More
In addition to great deals on MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, Best Buy this weekend has deep markdowns on a variety of iPads. This includes all-time low prices on the 10th generation iPad and 5th generation iPad Air, as well as a few solid discounts on iPad mini 6 and 9th generation iPad.

Mac Rumors
Feb 17, 2024

Apple's MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Get Major Discounts at Best Buy, Save Up to $300 This Weekend Only
Best Buy has a big Presidents' Day sale happening this weekend, and it includes some of the best prices we've ever seen on Apple's MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. This event will last through the weekend and end on Monday, February 19. Our article from yesterday has a deeper dive into everything being discounted during the sale.

Mac Rumors
Feb 17, 2024

Apple Pencil 2 Falls to New Record Low Price of $79 on Amazon
Amazon today has the Apple Pencil 2 for the new all-time low price of $79.00, down from $129.00. There's an estimated delivery date of Monday, February 19 for Prime members, and no coupon code is required to get this deal.

Mac Rumors
Feb 17, 2024

iPhone 15 vs. iPhone 16: 15 Rumored Upgrades Compared
After over a year of reports, there are now over a dozen specific rumors about the features and improvements set to be offered by the two non-Pro iPhone 16 models later in 2024.

Mac Rumors
Feb 17, 2024

Top Stories: iPhone 16 and iOS 18 Rumors, New Macs and iPads Coming Soon, and More
Apple's next set of product releases is likely coming up quickly, with a number of Mac and iPad updates reportedly set for next month. Major changes to iOS are coming to residents of the European Union around the same time, while rumors continue to circulate about a potential HomePod with a full display.

Mac Rumors
Feb 17, 2024

10 Hidden Messages Features in iOS 17
If you're an ??iPhone?? user you know how the Messages app works. But when Apple released iOS 17 last year, it introduced an overhauled interface for the Messages app that includes several useful hidden functions and customization options that might not be obvious to the average user.

Mac Rumors
Feb 16, 2024

Peloton Reverses Course, Will Continue to Support Apple GymKit
Earlier this week, Peloton said that it would drop support for Apple's GymKit feature that syncs data to the Health app. Customers were unhappy with the decision and complained to the company, leading Peloton to announce a change in plans.
— Peloton (@onepeloton) February 16, 2024

Mac Rumors
Feb 16, 2024

Review: Two Weeks With the Apple Vision Pro
Today marks the two-week anniversary of the Apple Vision Pro launch, and the last day for returns for those who purchased on release day. With plenty of stories going around from those who decided not to keep the $3,500 device, MacRumors videographer Dan Barbera thought he'd share some of the reasons why he'll be keeping his headset.

Mac Rumors
Feb 16, 2024

First iPhone 16 Component Leak Reveals Redesigned Camera Chassis
Following our previous in-depth coverage of the iPhone 16 and the various camera bump designs Apple has tested for it, new information has surfaced on social media website X from user Majin Bu. Although this user has a mixed track record, they have occasionally provided accurate information on the design of upcoming iPhones, and their latest post could very well be our first look at a genuine ?iPhone 16? part.

Mac Rumors
Feb 16, 2024

Get Record Low Prices on MacBooks, iPads, and More During Best Buy's Presidents' Day Sale
Best Buy kicked off a new Presidents' Day sale that will last all weekend and end on Monday. As is typical of Best Buy's sales, this one covers a wide selection of products including TVs, video games, smartphones, and Apple products.

Mac Rumors
Feb 16, 2024

Epic Games Plans for Alternative App Marketplace in EU as Apple Reinstates Developer Account
Epic Games today announced plans to bring the ?Epic Games? Store to iOS in the European Union, with Apple reinstating the company's developer account.

Mac Rumors
Feb 16, 2024

The MacRumors Show: iPhone 16 Pro's Rumored Features and Improvements
On this week's episode of The MacRumors Show, we talk through all of the major features and improvements rumored for Apple's upcoming iPhone 16 Pro models.

Mac Rumors
Feb 16, 2024

iOS 18 Rumored to Include 'Slew of New AI Features' for Siri and More
iOS 18 and iPadOS 18 will include a "slew of new AI features," according to a report this week from Bloomberg's Mark Gurman.

Mac Rumors
Feb 16, 2024

Best Apple Deals of the Week: Rare Discounts Hit AirPods Max at $99 Off and Apple Studio Display at $300 Off
Apple's AirPods Max hit their lowest price since Black Friday this week, accompanied by great discounts all around on nearly every other AirPods model. We're also tracking a big sale on the Apple Studio Display at $300 off, as well as sales on AirTags, iPads, Apple Watches, and more.

Mac Rumors
Feb 16, 2024

Premium Airline Beond to Offer Passengers Apple Vision Pro Headsets
Newly established luxury airline Beond has announced it will offer Apple Vision Pro headsets to select passengers for "an immersive inflight entertainment experience."

Mac Rumors
Feb 16, 2024

Foldable iPhone Development Allegedly Paused Due to Failing Screens
Apple has suspended its development of a foldable iPhone after supplier displays failed to pass the company's own stringent testing standards, claims a new rumor coming out of China.

Mac Rumors
Feb 16, 2024

Apple Negotiating With OLED Suppliers for Next Year's iPhone SE 4
Several of Apple's display suppliers have proposed their prices for supplying OLED displays for the fourth-generation iPhone SE, The Elec reports.

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

Microsoft Not Planning on Xbox Cloud Gaming App for iOS Because There's 'Not Room' for Monetization
Microsoft does not plan to bring an Xbox Cloud Gaming app to iOS at this time because there's no opportunity for monetization, Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer said in an interview with The Verge. When asked whether Apple's recent app ecosystem changes in the European Union make "room" for Xbox Cloud Gaming on iOS, Spencer said that monetization was an issue, and that the Digital Markets Act forcing Apple's updates does not "go far enough to open up competition."

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

Apple Stops Signing iOS 17.3, Downgrading No Longer Available
Apple today stopped signing iOS 17.3, preventing iPhone users from downgrading to that version of iOS. iOS 17.3 is no longer being signed following the February 8 release of iOS 17.3.1, an update that added a fix for a text-related bug.

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

Apple Developing AI Tool to Help Developers Write Code for Apps
Apple is working on an updated version of Xcode that will include an AI tool for generating code, reports Bloomberg. The AI tool will be similar to GitHub Copilot from Microsoft, which can generate code based on natural language requests and convert code from one programming language to another.

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

Astropad's New 'Slate' App Lets You Control Your Mac With Your iPad and Apple Pencil
After several months of beta testing, Astropad is today officially launching its Astropad Slate app for the iPad. Slate turns an ?iPad? into a large trackpad for a Mac, complete with Apple Pencil control.

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

Apple Confirms iOS 17.4 Disables Home Screen Web Apps in the European Union
With the second beta of iOS 17.4, Apple disabled much of the functionality of Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) in the European Union. There was some speculation that it could be a temporary change or a bug related to some of the updates to the app ecosystem in Europe, but Apple has confirmed that PWAs were intentionally removed and won't be returning.

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

Apple Responds to Meta's Plan to Charge 30% Fee on Boosted Posts Purchased Through App Store
In October 2022, Apple updated its App Store Review Guidelines to clarify that sales of "boosted" posts in social media apps must use the App Store's in-app purchase system. Apple thereby receives up to a 30% cut of these sales.

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

iOS 18: All the Rumors and New Features Expected So Far
iOS 18 is still months away from being unveiled, but there are already rumors and expectations for the software update, as outlined below.

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

Shop All-Time Low Prices on AirPods Pro 2 With USB-C and AirPods 3 in Amazon's Sale
Amazon is hosting record low discounts on two AirPods models, including the AirPods Pro 2 with USB-C and the AirPods 3 with Lightning Charging Case. You can also find a solid discount on the AirPods 2 in these deals.

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

Apple Highlights Spatial Gaming on Vision Pro
Apple today highlighted spatial gaming experiences on the Vision Pro headset, claiming that it is "the beginning of a new era in gaming."

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

TikTok Releases Vision Pro App With 'Immersive' Viewing Experience
TikTok today announced that it has released an app for Apple's Vision Pro headset. The app is optimized for visionOS's spatial design style, with TikTok promising a more "immersive" viewing experience for its short-form videos.

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

Samsung to Join OLED MacBook Push in 2027
Samsung is preparing to join Apple's OLED display supply chain for future MacBook models, Korea's The Elec reports.

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

Juno YouTube App for Vision Pro Gains New Features in First Update
Juno, developer Christian Selig's YouTube app for Apple Vision Pro, has received its first update since launching earlier this month, introducing several user-requested features like the ability to select video quality.

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

Authy Is Sunsetting Its Desktop Authenticator Apps on March 19, 2024
Authy, the two-factor authentication (2FA) service, says its desktop apps for macOS, Windows, and Linux will reach end-of-life on March 19, 2024.

Mac Rumors
Feb 15, 2024

DuckDuckGo Browser Gets Encrypted Bookmark and Password Syncing
DuckDuckGo Browser users can now securely sync their favorites, bookmarks, and passwords across multiple devices, without having to set up an account or sign in to use it.

Mac Rumors
Feb 14, 2024

PSA: If You Bought Vision Pro at Launch, Your Return Window Ends Friday
All of Apple's products have a 14-day return window, including the $3,500 Vision Pro. For those who purchased a Vision Pro online or in a retail store on the February 2 launch date, the two week return window will end on Friday, February 16.
— Parker Ortolani (@ParkerOrtolani) February 12, 2024

Mac Rumors
Feb 14, 2024

Apple Removes HomePod SharePlay Feature From iOS 17.4 and tvOS 17.4 Betas
Apple has pulled the Apple Music SharePlay feature that it was testing for the HomePod and Apple TV in the iOS 17.4 and tvOS 17.4 betas, which suggests the option may not be available when the updates are released in March.

Mac Rumors
Feb 14, 2024

iPhone 16 Rumored to Feature 'Significantly' Upgraded Neural Engine for iOS 18's Generative AI Features
Apple's next-generation A18 and M4 chips for future iPhone and Mac models will feature an upgraded Neural Engine with "significantly" more cores, according to a report today from the Taiwanese publication Economic Daily News.

Mac Rumors
Feb 14, 2024

Apple Seeds Third iOS 17.4 Public Beta With EU App Ecosystem Changes
Apple today seeded the third betas of upcoming iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 updates to public beta testers, allowing non-developers to test the software ahead of its release. The third public iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 betas come a week after Apple released the second betas.

Mac Rumors
Feb 14, 2024

Apple Seeds Third Public Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.4
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.4 update to public beta testers, allowing non-developers to test the software ahead of its launch. The third public beta comes a week after Apple released the second public beta.

Mac Rumors
Feb 14, 2024

Apple Music Launches New 'Love' and 'Heartbreak' Personalized Stations for Valentine's Day
Apple today announced the launch of two new personalized radio stations that are available to Apple Music subscribers. The "Love" and "Heartbreak" stations come just in time for Valentine's Day. The songs that are available through each station are tailored to each user's taste, featuring preferred artists and similar recommendations.

Mac Rumors
Feb 14, 2024

When to Expect New AirPods Max to Launch
It has been more than three years since Apple released the AirPods Max, leading some to wonder when the over-ear headphones will be updated.

Mac Rumors
Feb 14, 2024

Amazon Takes $99 Off AirPods Max for First Time in 2024, Available for $449.99
Amazon today has the first $99 discount on Apple's AirPods Max since Black Friday, available for $449.99 in select colors, down from $549.00. Most models can deliver as soon as February 16 with Prime delivery, but others have slipped into a late February delivery estimate.

Mac Rumors
Feb 14, 2024

Mac Audio Balance Bug That Apple Knew About 12 Years Ago Still Exists
Apple has still not fixed a bug in macOS that causes the audio balance to drift on Macs under certain conditions, despite having acknowledged the issue 12 years ago.

Mac Rumors
Feb 14, 2024

Apple's Latest AI Tool Can Animate an Image Based on Your Description
Apple has made another addition to its growing AI repertoire with the creation of a tool that leverages large language models (LLMs) to animate static images based on a user's text prompts.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg Says Quest 3 is Better Than Apple Vision Pro
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg today compared the Apple Vision Pro to the $500 Meta Quest 3 in an Instagram video, and provided several reasons why he thinks Meta's headset is better than Apple's.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Pirated Movie App Disguised as Vision Test Snuck Onto App Store
A vision testing app named "Kimi" with a not-so-hidden pirated movie feature recently made its way past Apple's review team, ultimately reaching number eight on the list of top free entertainment apps.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Apple Says There Are Now Over 1,000 Vision Pro Apps
There are more than 1,000 apps available for the Vision Pro, Apple marketing chief Greg Joswiak said today. There are also more than 1.5 million iPad apps that are compatible with the Vision Pro and that are able to run on the device.
— Greg Joswiak (@gregjoz) February 13, 2024

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Another Longtime Industrial Designer Leaves Apple
Apple is losing yet another longtime industrial design team members, reports Bloomberg. Bart Andre, who has been with Apple for over 30 years, is set to retire this year.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

tvOS 17.4 Allegedly Hints at HomePod With Display
The tvOS 17.4 beta that was released today contains code that references a future HomePod with a display, according to 9to5Mac. The site claims that there is evidence of a device with a "Z314" identifier with an A15 chip inside, with both production and "internal" versions of the device being tested by Apple.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

iOS 17's AirPlay Feature for Hotel Room TVs Rolling Out 'This Spring'
Starting with iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3, you can wirelessly stream content from your iPhone or iPad to a compatible hotel room TV via AirPlay, and we have now learned that the feature should begin rolling out at hotels over the coming months.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Apple Releases Second Beta of visionOS 1.1
Apple today released the second beta of an upcoming visionOS 1.1 update for developers, allowing them to test new features ahead of the software seeing a public launch. The second beta comes a week after the release of the first beta.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Apple Seeds Third Betas of iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 to Developers
Apple today seeded the third betas of upcoming iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 to developers for testing purposes, with the updates coming one week after Apple seeded the second betas.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Apple Seeds Third Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.4 to Developers
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming a week after the release of the second beta.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Apple Seeds Third Beta of watchOS 10.4 to Developers
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 10.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming a week after the release of the second watchOS 10.4 beta.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Apple Seeds Third Beta of tvOS 17.4 to Developers
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming tvOS 17.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming one week after the release of the second tvOS 17.4 beta.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Apple Shares Overview of Vision Pro's Privacy and Security Features
Following the launch of the Vision Pro, Apple has shared a new document outlining various privacy and security measures for the headset.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Best Buy Takes $90 Off Large Collection of Apple Watch Series 9 Models, Starting at $309
Best Buy recently opened up a new Apple Watch sale, and in it you can get the 41mm GPS Apple Watch Series 9 for $309.00 in all aluminum colors, down from $399.00. These deals will only last for the remainder of today, so if you've been waiting for great Apple Watch deals, now is the time to buy.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Apple's iMessage Avoids EU's Digital Markets Act Regulation
Apple's iMessage will avoid regulation requiring interoperability with other messaging platforms under the EU's Digital Markets Act (DMA), following the conclusion of an investigation by the regulator (via Bloomberg).

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Peloton Is Dropping Apple Watch GymKit Support
Peloton is dropping support for Apple GymKit in favor of Peloton One-Tap tracking, the fitness equipment company revealed to users in an email on Monday.

Mac Rumors
Feb 13, 2024

Amazon Prime Video's Ads Tier Loses Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos
Amazon Prime Video content no longer includes Dolby Vision HDR or Dolby Atmos surround sound on its ads-supported tier, which is included in all Amazon Prime memberships.

Mac Rumors
Feb 12, 2024

Jon Stewart Confirms Apple Canceled Show: 'They Didn't Want Me to Say Things That Might Get Me in Trouble'
Well-known talk show host Jon Stewart today confirmed that Apple canceled his Apple TV series "The Problem with Jon Stewart" over content concerns. In a discussion with CBS Mornings (via Variety), Stewart said that Apple did not want him to "say things" that might get him into trouble.

Mac Rumors
Feb 12, 2024

Apple Releases visionOS 1.0.3 With Reset Option for Forgotten Passcode
Apple today released a visionOS 1.0.3 update for the Vision Pro headset, marking the first update that Apple has provided since the device launched. The software comes two weeks after the release of the visionOS 1.0.2 update.

Mac Rumors
Feb 12, 2024

New MacBook Airs and iPads, iOS 17.4, and More Expected Next Month
Now that Apple has launched its Vision Pro headset, we can shift our attentions towards what is next on the company's agenda for the year.

Mac Rumors
Feb 12, 2024

iPhone 15 Pro vs. iPhone 16 Pro: 25 Rumored Upgrades Compared
After over a year of reports, there are now more than two dozen specific rumors about the features and improvements set to be offered by the iPhone 16 Pro models later this year.

Mac Rumors
Feb 12, 2024

Apple Studio Display Gets Rare All-Time Low Discount at Best Buy, Available For $1,299.99
Best Buy today has Apple's Studio Display for $1,299.99, down from $1,599.99, which is a match of the all-time low price on the monitor. This is the standard glass version of the Studio Display with the tilt adjustable stand. You can find every Studio Display model for $300 off right now on Best Buy.

Mac Rumors
Feb 12, 2024

iPhone 16 Pro Max Could Feature Longest-Ever Battery Life
The iPhone 16 Pro Max could feature the longest-ever battery life offered in an iPhone, according to rumors detailing some of the upcoming high-end ?iPhone?'s improvements coming out of Korea.

Mac Rumors
Feb 12, 2024

iOS 17.4 Beta Lets Apple Cash Users Generate Virtual Card Numbers
Later next month, iPhone owners running iOS 17.4 will be able to generate a virtual card number for spending Apple Cash when Apple Pay isn't an online option, according to reports from Reddit users running the latest iOS 17.4 beta (via 9to5Mac).

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