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Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

Hands-On With Apple's New 6.5-Inch iPhone XS Max
It's officially iPhone launch day, which means iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max models are in Apple retail stores and have been delivered to customers all around the world. The first pre-orders began arriving this morning in the United States and millions of customers now have the new devices.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

Apple Stores Experiencing 'Global' Issue With iPhone and Apple Watch Reservation Pickups
We're hearing from a number of readers over the past hour or so that Apple's retail stores are having problems completing in-store reservation pickups for the new iPhone and Apple Watch models. Multiple customers have been told there is a "global" issue affecting Apple's systems and we're hearing there are some long lines building up as customers wait for the issues to be resolved.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

Hands-On With the New Apple Watch Series 4
Apple today began shipping the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 out to customers today, and customers have been eagerly awaiting their shipments today to get their hands on Apple's newest devices.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

Apple Shares 'Guided Tour' of iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR
As it did for the iPhone X last year, Apple today shared a Guided Tour of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR on its YouTube channel, walking through some of the biggest features on the trio of devices.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Rain Design mBar pro or mBar pro Portable Laptop Stand
With several of our recent giveaways focusing on Apple's new iPhone models that are launching today in the US and several other countries, today's giveaway goes back to the Mac. Rain Design is kindly offering its portable aluminum stands for the MacBook and MacBook Pro to ten lucky winners.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

Belkin Introduces BOOSTUP Wireless Charging Dock With iPhone XS/XS Max/XR and Apple Watch Series 4 Compatibility
Belkin today introduced its BOOSTUP Wireless Charging Dock for wirelessly charging an iPhone and Apple Watch at the same time. There is also a USB-A port for charging a third device like an iPad via Lightning cable.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

Apple Watch Series 4 Featured in New 'Better You' Ad
Apple has shared a new Apple Watch Series 4 ad on its YouTube channel in Canada, promoting its fitness-related features.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

Apple Watch Series 4 Featured in New 'Better You' Ad, How-To Videos
Apple has shared a new Apple Watch Series 4 ad on its YouTube channel, promoting its fitness-related features.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

Deals: Save on Certified Refurbished Apple Watch Series 3, 2017 MacBooks, Anker Chargers, and More
Best Buy's one-day sale today is discounting a collection of Apple Watch Series 3 models (GPS Cellular) that have been officially refurbished by Geek Squad. Prices for the aluminum models are as low as $299.25 in 38mm and $321.75 in 42mm, both hitting around $100 below the original prices of the smartwatches. You can check out the sale today by visiting Best Buy's Daily Deals page.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

Apple Stores Delay Some iPhone XS and XS Max Pickup Orders Due to 'Last Minute Logistical Issues'
Apple has emailed some customers who had an iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max scheduled for in-store pickup at an Apple Store today. The email says their orders "will not be ready for pickup" during their specified check-in time due to "last minute logistical issues," according to several MacRumors readers.
— Mateo Lanz (@matgod) September 21, 2018

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

New iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max 'Experience' Website Puts '.Apple' Top-Level Domain to Use
Apple has launched a new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max "experience" micro-site that puts its ".apple" top-level domain to use, as discovered on Reddit.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

Apple and Tim Cook Celebrate iPhone XS, XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 Launch Day
As customers around the world begin getting their hands on the brand new iPhone XS, XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4, Apple and CEO Tim Cook today shared images from the September 21 launch.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) September 21, 2018

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

iFixit: iPhone XS and XS Max Have 'Notched' Batteries, XS Max Has Apple-Designed Power Management Chip
The repair experts at iFixit have shared teardowns of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, providing a look inside the latest models.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

iFixit: iPhone XS Has 'Notched' Battery and iPhone XS Max Has Apple-Designed Power Management Chip [Updated]
The repair experts at iFixit have shared teardowns of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, providing a look inside the latest models.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

Skype Calling Features Coming to Alexa Devices Later This Year
Microsoft has revealed that Skype is coming to Alexa devices. The partnership between Microsoft and Amazon means that owners of devices in Amazon's Echo range will soon be able to make outgoing Skype voice and video calls, accept incoming Skype calls, and also make SkypeOut calls to most phone numbers around the world.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

First Impressions From New Apple Watch Series 4 Owners
With Apple Watch Series 4 models wending their way to Apple customers in the United States and many other countries today, some people have already picked up their orders and are sharing their first impressions of the new smartwatch online.

Mac Rumors
Sep 21, 2018

First Impressions From New iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Users
We've seen dozens of iPhone XS and XS Max reviews from media sites that Apple invited to test the new smartphones ahead of their release, but now that the new iPhones have officially launched in the United States and other countries around the world, iPhone XS and XS Max first impressions from regular Apple customers are now available.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

iPhone XS and XS Max User Guides Reference AirPower, Suggesting Apple Still Plans to Release It
A user guide included with the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max references the AirPower, suggesting that Apple has not yet shelved the much-anticipated charging mat.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

Some iPhone XS and XS Max Deliveries May Be Delayed Until Monday in the United States
It appears UPS may be having iPhone XS and XS Max shipping issues in the United States as several MacRumors readers are reporting that their UPS tracking information was recently updated with a Monday delivery date instead of a Friday delivery date.
— tyler (@fleetjuice) September 21, 2018

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

Some iPhone XS and XS Max Deliveries May Be Delayed Until Monday in the United States [Updated]
It appears UPS may be having iPhone XS and XS Max shipping issues in the United States as several MacRumors readers are reporting that their UPS tracking information was recently updated with a Monday delivery date instead of a Friday delivery date.
— tyler (@fleetjuice) September 21, 2018

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

How to Use the New Effects Camera in Messages
In iOS 12, Apple added a new Effects camera in Messages that's similar to the live camera features in Snapchat and Instagram, allowing you to take a photo in the Messages app and then edit it with stickers, filters, text, and more.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

Apple Inks Deal for 'Defending Jacob' Series Starring Chris Evans
Apple has given a straight-to-series order for drama series "Defending Jacob," which will star Chris Evans, known for his roles in "Captain America" and "The Avengers," reports Deadline.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

How to Use Automatic Strong Passwords and Password Auditing in iOS 12
In iOS 12, Apple has introduced new password-related features that are designed to make it easier for iPhone and iPad users to create strong, secure, and unique passwords for app and website logins. In this guide, we'll show you how to use two of those features: automatic strong passwords and password auditing.
Next time you need one of your passwords, you can ask Siri. For example, you could say: "Siri, show me my BBC password." Siri will then open up your iCloud Keychain with the relevant entry, but only after you authenticate your identity with a fingerprint, a Face ID scan, or a passcode.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

Thousands of Customers Waiting in Line at Apple Retail Stores for iPhone XS, XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4 as Global Launch Continues
iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 have started rolling out in Australia and New Zealand where it is after 8:00 a.m. on Friday, September 21, and in other countries, as the launch date approaches, customers are queueing up with the hopes of purchasing one of Apple's new devices.
— Fernando Montoya (@montogeek) September 20, 2018

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

First iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4 Models Begin Arriving to Customers in New Zealand
Apple customers in Australia and New Zealand are always the first to get their hands on new devices on launch day because of time zone differences, and the iPhone XS, XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 are no exception.
— Dan (@danbakes) September 20, 2018
— Richard Everson (@EversonRick87)

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

Review: Rain Design's mBar Pro is a Portable Aluminum Stand for Your MacBook
Rain Design, a maker of accessories for Apple products, released three laptop stands made of anodized aluminum to match Apple's MacBook and MacBook Pro models earlier this year: the mBar, mBar Pro, and mBar Pro . The mBar is a minimalist MacBook stand with fixed arms that's not meant to be portable, and the mBar Pro and Pro have folding arms for easy portability.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

Amazon Reveals New Alexa-Compatible Echo Speakers, Subwoofer, Amplifiers, Microwave, Wall Clock, and More
Amazon held a big hardware event today at The Seattle Spheres, located at Amazon's headquarters campus in Washington state. The event was notable for Amazon, with senior vice president of Amazon Devices Dave Limp stating that it marked the largest number of devices and features that Amazon has ever debuted in one day.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

How to Use Instant Tuning in iOS 12 and Change Notification Behavior on the Fly
As part of its digital health initiative in iOS 12, Apple has introduced some improvements to the way app notifications can be managed, enabling users to more easily reduce the number of daily distractions their iPhone or iPad throws their way.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 12.1 to Public Beta Testers
Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming tvOS 12.1 update to its public beta testing group, two days after providing the beta to developers and three days after releasing the tvOS 12 update.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS 12.1 to Public Beta Testers With Group FaceTime
Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1 update to its public beta testing group, two days after releasing the beta to developers and three days after the launch of iOS 12, a new major version of the iOS software.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

Hulu Updates Website With New Design, Picture-in-Picture Browsing, and More
Hulu today is rolling out a new update for Hulu.com, bringing it in line with the design and user interface that users should be familiar with if they use Hulu on smartphones and TVs, like iOS and tvOS. The company is launching the new update to coincide with fall television premieres, which typically kick off around this time, in mid to late September.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

How to Enable iOS 12's New Do Not Disturb at Bedtime Feature
There's nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night, glancing over at your iPhone to check the time, and seeing a bunch of notifications that demand your attention and distract you from getting back to sleep.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

Apple Maps Now Provides Transit Directions Across New Zealand
Apple Maps now supports transit in New Zealand, enabling users to navigate with public transportation in most populated areas of the country.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Orders Now Shipping After Erroneous 'Shipment on Hold' Status
iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 orders are now shipping to customers around the world, with the first deliveries to set to arrive at doorsteps tomorrow, Friday, September 21.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

New Apple Watch Series 4 Faces Were Captured as Live Effects, Not Computer Rendered
The Apple Watch Series 4 has multiple new watch faces for users to choose from, including Fire, Water, Liquid Metal, and Vapor faces that were custom-designed for Series 4 to interact with the edges of its larger display. Apple briefly showed off these faces during its September 12 keynote in Cupertino, but more information about the making of the watch faces has been shared today in a new behind-the-scenes video by Cool Hunting.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

Apple Watch Series 4 Unboxing Videos Reveal New Packaging for Aluminum and Stainless Steel Models
A few days after unboxing videos for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max were shared online, some of the same YouTubers have now provided a glimpse into the unboxing experience of the Apple Watch Series 4. Unlike this year's new iPhones, the Apple Watch Series 4's packaging is noticeably different from previous generations.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

Apple Working With Health Canada to Bring Apple Watch Series 4's ECG Functionality to Canadian Market
Apple says it is working with Health Canada to bring the Apple Watch Series 4's all-new ECG functionality to the Canadian market, according to MobileSyrup's Patrick O'Rourke. No timeframe was specified.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

iPhone XS Teardown Reveals New Single-Cell L-Shaped Battery
Dutch repair site FixjeiPhone today shared a teardown of the iPhone XS, providing us with our first look inside the 5.8-inch model.

Mac Rumors
Sep 20, 2018

iPhone XS Teardown Reveals New Single-Package L-Shaped Battery [Updated]
Dutch repair site FixjeiPhone today shared a teardown of the iPhone XS, providing us with our first look inside the 5.8-inch model.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

How to Use App Limits and Downtime in iOS 12
In iOS 12, Apple's digital health push includes a couple of special new features for iPhone and iPad users who want to cut down on their app usage: App Limits and Downtime. In this article, we'll show you how to use them.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

'Crazy Rich Asians' Director Jon M. Chu Shoots Short Film Using iPhone XS Max
Jon M. Chu, best known for directing hit movie "Crazy Rich Asians," was provided with one of Apple's new iPhone XS Max models by WIRED, which he used to shoot a short film in 4K to test out the device's capabilities.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

How to Use iOS 12's New Do Not Disturb Options
In iOS 12, Apple has given users the tools to cut down on disturbances to get more time away from their devices if desired, and one of these new tools is an expanded set of Do Not Disturb options.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

Apple Music App for Android Gains Android Auto Support, Search by Lyrics and More
Following the release of iOS 12, which brought a few new Apple Music features, Apple has updated its Apple Music app for Android to introduce feature parity.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

How to Use the Siri Raise to Speak Feature in watchOS 5
Apple's watchOS 5 update includes a new Siri feature that eliminates the need to say "Hey Siri" or push the Digital Crown to activate the personal assistant.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

Apple Highlights Apple Watch Series 4 Reviews
Reviews for the new Apple Watch Series 4 models went live this morning ahead of Friday's launch, and in a new press release, Apple has highlighted reviews from several members of the media who were able to spend some hands on time with the new Apple Watches.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

How to Use the New Augmented Reality Measure App in iOS 12
One of the new features in iOS 12 is an augmented reality app called Measure, which Apple has designed to make it easier for you to measure various real-world objects using 3D spatial detection techniques.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

How to Use the New Photos App Features in iOS 12
In iOS 12, Apple has introduced some new features to the Photos app that aim to make it easier for you to search, share, and enjoy your photo collection. Here's how to make the most of them.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

iOS 12 Installed on 10% of Devices 48 Hours After Launch
Apple's newest operating system, iOS 12, is installed on just over 10 percent of devices 48 hours after it launched according to data collected by analytics company Mixpanel. The data suggests customers are adopting iOS 12 at a slower rate than iOS 11 and iOS 10.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

How to Use Walkie-Talkie in watchOS 5
Apple's watchOS 5 update, coming this fall to all Apple Watch models with the exception of the original Apple Watch, introduces a fun new feature that mimics old school walkie talkies. With Walkie-Talkie, you can connect to your friends and family and have push-to-talk conversations right on your wrist.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

iOS 12.1 Simulator Supports Virtualized 4K External Displays, Hinting at USB-C Port for iPad Pro
After installing the 12.1 beta, the iOS Simulator in Xcode appears to offer support for virtualized 4K external displays, according to developer Steven Troughton-Smith.
— Steve Troughton-Smith (@stroughtonsmith) September 19, 2018

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

HomePod Guide: How to Create Multiple Timers, Search for Lyrics, Find Your iPhone, and Make Calls
Apple's HomePod was updated this week to version 12, which debuted alongside iOS 12 for iPhones and iPads. The HomePod update brings about a handful of new abilities for Apple's smart speaker, including support for multiple timers, lyric search, find my iPhone, making and receiving phone calls, and more.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

How to Create and Use Memoji in iOS 12
In iOS 11, Apple introduced animated emoji characters called Animoji, which are designed to mimic your facial expressions. In iOS 12, Animoji have grown to encompass Memoji, which are customizable humanoid Animoji characters that you can design to look just like you.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

HomePod Holds Estimated 70% Share of Growing $200 Smart Speaker Market
While the HomePod did not rank among the top five smart speakers in worldwide shipments last quarter, it is dominating the premium end of the market, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

How to Use Screen Time in iOS 12
Apple in iOS 12 introduced Screen Time, which is designed to provide you with information on how you're using your time on your iPhone and iPad.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

iPhone X Cases May Have Slightly Imperfect Fit on iPhone XS Due to New Camera Bump Dimensions
While the iPhone X and iPhone XS have identical overall dimensions, a new report suggests that iPhone X cases may have a slightly imperfect fit on the iPhone XS due to very slight changes to the camera bump dimensions.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

Apple Finishes Paying $15.3B in Back Taxes to Ireland, Prompting EU Regulators to Drop Lawsuit
Just over two years after the European Commission ruled that Apple was receiving illegal state aid from Ireland -- where it had reportedly paid less than 2 percent in taxes compared to the country's headline 12.5 percent corporate tax rate -- Apple has now paid back the entire 13.1 billion euros ($15.3 billion) it owed in back taxes (via Reuters).

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

iPhone XS and XS Max Have 4GB of RAM, XR Has 3GB; XS Max and XR Have Larger 3,174 and 2,942 mAH Batteries
The battery capacities and RAM inside the new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR have surfaced in regulatory filings Apple is required to submit to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

Mac Rumors
Sep 19, 2018

Apple Watch Series 4 Reviews: Larger Screen is 'Incredibly Good', Upgrading From Series 0 or 1 a 'No Brainer'
The first reviews of the Apple Watch Series 4 have been published online today, just a couple of days before the new smartwatch is available in stores.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Spire's Wearable Health Tags Now Available in Apple Retail Stores
Spire, a company that makes small Health Tags that are designed to clip on to your clothing, is now selling its products in Apple retail stores.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Apple Stores in Canada Accepting iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Reservations, Launch Day Pickup Still a Possibility
If you live in Canada and haven't pre-ordered an iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max yet, you might still be able to score one on launch day.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Apple Highlights iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Reviews
Reviews for the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max went live this morning ahead of Friday's launch, and in a new press release, Apple has highlighted reviews from several members of the media who were able to spend some time with the new iPhones.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Apple Using a 'Device Trust Score' to Identify and Prevent Fraud on iTunes and App Stores
With the release of iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 yesterday, Apple made some quiet changes to its iTunes and App Store privacy policy on iOS devices and the Apple TV, as pointed out by VentureBeat.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Review: Mazda's CarPlay Support a Welcome Addition for iPhone Users
Back in March, Mazda became one of the last major car manufacturers to announce launch plans for CarPlay support. Mazda's first announced vehicle with CarPlay is the 2018 Mazda6, with owners of Touring trim and above able to bring their vehicles to a Mazda dealer for a free upgrade starting this month. CarPlay will be available pre-installed in Mazda6 vehicles with Touring trim and above as of November, while Mazda's 2019 CX-9 is also just starting to roll out with CarPlay available pre-installed.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

The Most Expensive iPhone XS Cases You Can Get
The iPhone XS and XS Max are Apple's most expensive iPhones yet, with the top-of-the-line iPhone XS Max coming in at a cost of $1,449 for 512GB of storage.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Code in iOS 12.1 Update Hints at Landscape Face ID Support for Upcoming iPad Pro Models
Code in the iOS 12.1 beta released this morning suggests Face ID has built-in support for landscape orientation, according to information shared by developer Steven Troughton-Smith.
— Steve Troughton-Smith (@stroughtonsmith) September 18, 2018
— Steve Troughton-Smith (@stroughtonsmith)

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Missing Some Activity Awards on iOS 12? Apple Says They'll Be Restored in a Future Software Update
If you updated your iPhone to iOS 12 this week and noticed that some Activity Challenge awards are missing, you're not alone.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

All the New Watch Faces in watchOS 5
The watchOS 5 update, introduced yesterday, brought several new watch faces that weren't available during the beta testing period. These faces are designed to work with the Apple Watch Series 4 and were shown off when the device launched, but they are available on existing Apple Watch models as well.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Google Maps Updated With Support for CarPlay in iOS 12
Google today updated its popular Google Maps navigation app, introducing support for CarPlay. With iOS 12, third-party mapping apps work with CarPlay for the first time, giving CarPlay users an alternative to the built-in Apple Maps app.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

MacRumors Giveaway: Win an iPhone XS Max and a Copy of AnyTrans
For a special giveaway this week to celebrate the launch of Apple's new iPhones, we've teamed up with iMobie to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a 64GB iPhone XS Max and a copy of the company's AnyTrans software, which is designed to let you manage the content on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 12.1 to Developers
Apple this morning seeded the first beta of an upcoming tvOS 12.1 update to developers for testing purposes, just one day after releasing the tvOS 12 update.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Apple Seeds First Beta of watchOS 5.1 to Developers
Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming watchOS 5.1 update to developers, just one day after releasing the new watchOS 5 operating system.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS 12.1 to Developers
Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1 update to developers, just one day after releasing iOS 12, a major new version of the iOS software.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS 12.1 to Developers With Group FaceTime
Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1 update to developers, just one day after releasing iOS 12, a major new version of the iOS software.
The iOS 12.1 beta reintroduces support for Group FaceTime, a feature that was removed from iOS 12 ahead of its release. Apple needed more time to test Group FaceTime and said that it would be coming in a software update later this fall. Group FaceTime is designed to let you audio or video chat with up to 32 people at one time.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

HQ Trivia Introducing New 'Wheel of Fortune'-Style Game in October Called 'HQ Words'
One year after launching the successful live game show app HQ Trivia, Intermedia Labs is planning a new game called HQ Words. Instead of a basic series of trivia questions and multiple choice answers, HQ Words has a hidden phrase presented in a series of letter blocks that look like the puzzles from "Wheel of Fortune" (via Digiday).

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Apple Clarifies Formatting of iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR Names
MacRumors has received confirmation that the names of Apple's latest iPhone models are to be stylized with a capital X, followed by the S or R in Small Caps, which are lowercase characters resembling uppercase letters:
I've received official confirmation that it is iPhone XS / iPhone XS Max / iPhone XR, capitalized, unless Small Caps are available, in which case it is iPhone Xs / iPhone Xs Max / iPhone X?.

Apple even updated its iOS 12 press release with caps XS and XR. pic.twitter.com/sQpxb4HSRv

— Joe Rossignol (@rsgnl)

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

PSA: The Names Are iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR in Caps
MacRumors has received confirmation that the names of Apple's latest iPhone models are to be stylized with a capital X, followed by the S or R in Small Caps, which are lowercase characters resembling uppercase letters:
I've received official confirmation that it is iPhone XS / iPhone XS Max / iPhone XR, capitalized, unless Small Caps are available, in which case it is iPhone Xs / iPhone Xs Max / iPhone X?.

Apple even updated its iOS 12 press release with caps XS and XR. pic.twitter.com/sQpxb4HSRv

— Joe Rossignol (@rsgnl)

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

iPhone XS and XS Max Unboxing Videos Begin Appearing Online
Now that we're just three days away from the launch of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, Apple has given the green light for publications and YouTubers to publish full reviews and unboxing videos of its latest smartphones. In this post, we've rounded up a few unboxing videos that were shared early this morning, most of which focus on the all-new gold color of the iPhone XS and XS Max.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Twitter is Bringing Back the Reverse Chronological Timeline as an Option for Users
Twitter recently confirmed that it is bringing back the classic reverse chronological timeline as an option for its users.
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) September 17, 2018

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Tim Cook on iPhone XS: People Want the Most Innovative Phone Possible and 'It's Not Cheap to Do That'
In an interview with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts this morning, Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed the new iPhone XS, XS Max, Apple Watch, and the recent exemption of some Apple's products from President Trump's proposed tariff on Chinese goods.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

iPhone XS and XS Max Reviews: Not Dramatically Better Than iPhone X, Consider Waiting for iPhone XR
iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max reviews have hit the web, three days before the smartphones are released in stores.

Mac Rumors
Sep 18, 2018

Withings Brand Returns With 'Steel HR Sport' Hybrid Smartwatch
Withings has returned with a new hybrid smartwatch offering, after one of the company's co-founders bought the brand back from Nokia earlier this year.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

First iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4 Orders Begin Shipping Out to Customers
Apple started preparing the first iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 orders for shipment over the weekend, and now those orders have started shipping out to customers.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Apple CEO Tim Cook Will be on Good Morning America Tomorrow
Apple CEO Tim Cook will appear on Good Morning America tomorrow morning, where he will be interviewed by Robin Roberts live in Times Square in New York City.
Have questions for Tim? TWEET US by replying to this tweet! pic.twitter.com/s1umyOBWJM

— Good Morning America (@GMA) September 17, 2018

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Apple Shares Updated iOS Security Guide With Info on Shortcuts, Siri Suggestions, Screen Time and More
Apple today published an updated version of its iOS security white paper [PDF] for iOS 12, with information on new features and updates introduced with the iOS 12 software.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Instagram Expands Shopping in Stories, Adds Shopping to Explore
Instagram today announced two major updates to the shopping feature in the Instagram app that's designed to allow users to make purchases directly from Instagram.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Photographer Austin Mann Shares First Photos Captured With iPhone XS
Photographer Austin Mann, who often goes hands-on with new iPhone models in exotic locations to test their capabilities in real world situations, has taken a first look at the iPhone XS and shared some images captured with the new device.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Apple's iWork Apps Gain iOS 12 Support for Siri Shortcuts
Apple today updated its suite of iWork apps for iOS devices, introducing iOS 12 support for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. All three of the apps now support Siri Shortcuts, a feature designed to let you create automations with first and third-party apps that can be activated via Siri voice command.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

1Password, LastPass, Dashlane and More Updated With Support for iOS 12's AutoFill Password Feature
Multiple popular password management apps for iOS devices have been updated with support for a convenient new iOS 12 feature, Password AutoFill.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Apps Introducing Support for Siri Shortcuts and Other iOS 12 Features
Apple this morning released iOS 12, and following the update, hundreds of apps are introducing support for the new features, including Siri Shortcuts. Siri Shortcuts let you create multi-step automations using first and third-party apps that can be activated through Siri voice command.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Apple Releases Safari 12 for macOS Sierra and macOS High Sierra
Apple today released Safari 12 for macOS Sierra and High Sierra, introducing the same Safari improvements that are coming to macOS Mojave in the Safari 12 software bundled with that update.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Apple Watch, AirPods, and Other Apple Goods to Be Exempt From China Tariffs
The Apple Watch, AirPods, and some other Apple products will be exempted from a proposed $200 billion tariff on Chinese goods, reports Bloomberg.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Apple TV Remote App Gains Support for New Screen Sizes, Password AutoFill
Apple today updated its Apple TV Remote app for iOS devices to introduce several new features for the 2018 iPhone lineup and the iOS 12 update, which was released this morning.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Apple Support App Gains Easier Access to AppleCare , Streamlined Process for Resetting Apple ID
Apple today updated its Apple Support app for iOS devices to add new features that include easier access to AppleCare and a better way to reset your Apple ID password.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Apple Releases iOS 12 Shortcuts App for All Users, Update Replaces Workflow
Alongside the release of iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, Apple today officially launched the Shortcuts app for iOS devices.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Apple Debuts Updated Software for HomePod With Call Support, Multiple Timers, Find My iPhone, Lyric Search and More
Alongside the release of iOS 12, the newest update to the iOS operating system, Apple has also released new version 12 software that's designed for the HomePod.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Apple Releases iOS 12 With Faster Performance, Memoji, Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, Revamped Maps App, ARKit 2.0, and More
Apple today officially released iOS 12, the latest operating system designed for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. iOS 12 is available on all devices able to run iOS 11, which includes the iPhone 5s and later, the iPad mini 2 and later, the iPad Air and later, and the 6th-generation iPod touch.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Apple Launches watchOS 5 With Walkie-Talkie, Apple Podcasts, Siri Shortcuts, New Watch Faces, Raise to Speak and More
Apple today released watchOS 5, the newest version of the operating system designed to run on the Apple Watch. Today's software update follows several months of beta testing, with Apple having seeded 10 betas and a GM.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Apple Releases tvOS 12 With New Aerial Screensavers, Zero Sign-On, Dolby Atmos Support and More
Apple today released tvOS 12, the latest operating system designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models. tvOS 12 comes after a months-long beta testing period that saw Apple release a total of 10 tvOS 12 betas ahead of the golden master version of the software.

Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

Deals: Exclusive ElevationDock 4 Sale, New Anker Discount Codes, Tile Savings, and More
We've got an exclusive new deal to share with our readers today, this one coming from a partnership with accessory company ElevationLab. Those interested can save on ElevationLab's ElevationDock 4, priced at $35.97 with code MRDOCK40, down from $59.95.



Mac Rumors
Sep 17, 2018

iPhone Screen Repairs to Get Faster as Apple Moves to Software-Only Calibration Process
Apple has announced that its iPhone display calibration process no longer requires specialized hardware, according to an internal service-related document obtained by MacRumors today.

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