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Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

AirPods Max Won't Directly Support Lossless Apple Music Over Lightning
Earlier today, we confirmed that AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max will not support lossless audio over Bluetooth because of Bluetooth limitations, and it turns out there's no direct wired lossless option for the ?AirPods Max? either.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple's Security Compromises in China Outlined in New Report
Apple has been making concessions on privacy and security in order to continue building and selling its devices in China, according to an in-depth report from The New York Times.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

HomePod Will Support Spatial Audio for Apple Music, But Not Lossless Audio
Apple Music will be gaining support for two new audio formats in June, including Spatial Audio and Lossless Audio, but MacRumors has received confirmation that the HomePod and HomePod mini will not support Lossless Audio.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple Building Developer Center at Apple Park Campus
Apple is working to build a dedicated Developer Center on its Apple Park campus, Apple Fellow Phil Schiller said today during his testimony in the ongoing Epic v. Apple trial.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple's Phil Schiller Takes the Stand in Epic Games v. Apple Trial
Today marked the kickoff of the third week of the Epic Games v. Apple trial, and this week is notable because Epic has finished with its witnesses and we're now transitioning to Apple witnesses, including notable Apple executives.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

New 'Beats Studio Buds' Revealed in iOS and tvOS 14.6
Apple is working on new wire-free in-ear Beats-branded earbuds, according to images in the tvOS 14.6 and iOS 14.6 betas that were found by MacRumors contributor Steve Moser.
— Steve Moser (@SteveMoser) May 17, 2021
— Steve Moser (@SteveMoser)

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

AirPods, AirPods Max and AirPods Pro Don't Support Apple Music Lossless Audio
Apple today announced that starting in June, Apple Music songs will be available to stream in Lossless and Hi-Resolution Lossless formats, but lossless audio won't be supported on the AirPods, AirPods Max, or AirPods Pro.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Deals: AirPods Pro Available for $189.99 at Woot This Week ($59 Off)
Woot today reintroduced its popular sale on Apple's AirPods Pro, marking down the headphones to $189.99, from $249.00. Woot's sale has been the most consistent around online this year, and is currently beating prices seen at Amazon and other retailers.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple Seeds macOS Big Sur 11.4 Release Candidate to Developers
Apple today seeded the release candidate version of an upcoming macOS Big Sur 11.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta coming two weeks after the release of the third macOS Big Sur 11.4 beta.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple Seeds iOS and iPadOS 14.6 Release Candidate to Developers
Apple today seeded release candidate versions of iOS and iPadOS 14.6 to developers for testing purposes, with the new software coming one week after Apple seeded the third iOS and iPadOS 14.6 updates.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple Seeds tvOS 14.6 Release Candidate to Developers
Apple today seeded a release candidate version of an upcoming tvOS 14.6 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta coming one week after Apple seeded the third beta.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple Seeds watchOS 7.5 Release Candidate to Developers
Apple today seeded the release candidate version of an upcoming watchOS 7.5 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta approximately a week after the release of the third beta.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple's New Pride Bands Include App Clip on Packaging for Quick Access to Matching Watch Face
Apple today released new Pride Edition versions of the Braided Solo Loop and Nike Sport Loop for the Apple Watch, while a matching Pride Woven watch face will be available in a future software update (likely watchOS 7.5, which is currently in beta).

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple Confirms Magic Keyboard With Touch ID is Compatible With a MacBook's Touch ID Sensor
Apple today updated its Platform Security Guide with in-depth security information about the new Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, the ability to unlock an iPhone with an Apple Watch while wearing a mask, and more.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple Music Gaining Spatial Audio and Lossless Audio in iOS 14.6, Not All Tracks Supported at Launch
Apple Music's incoming Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio features will be available in iOS 14.6, iPadOS 14.6, macOS 11.4, and tvOS 14.6 or later, which will be released in June, according to Apple.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Google Planning to Take 'Baby Step' Approach to New Privacy Features for Users
Google is facing internal concerns that implementing an Android equivalent of Apple's ATT or App Tracking Transparency framework, which offers iOS and iPadOS users the ability to opt-out of tracking across apps and websites, will hurt its more than $130 billion annual spending budget for ads, according to a new report from The Information.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Parler Returns to the App Store With Improved Moderation
The controversial social media app Parler has today returned to the App Store, several months after Apple suspended it for breach of ?App Store? rules.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

AirTags Work as an NFC Trigger for Apple Shortcuts
The AirTag's built-in NFC coil can be used by the Apple Shortcuts app to trigger automations, it has been found.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Deals: Apple's 512GB 27-Inch iMac Discounted to Record Low Price of $1,699.99 ($299 Off)
Following a deal on the 24-inch iMac this morning, we're also tracking a new record low price on Apple's 512GB 27-inch 5K iMac with 6-core CPU from 2020. You can get this model for $1,699.99 on Amazon, down from $1,999.00, after an automatic coupon worth $159.01 is applied at checkout.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

DigiTimes: MacBooks With Mini-LED Displays May Be Delayed Until 2022
Apple is widely rumored to be planning redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with mini-LED displays, but the notebooks may be released later than expected.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple Music Dolby Atmos Compatible With All AirPods Models and Other Headphones
Apple today announced that starting in June, Apple Music subscribers will have access to higher quality Lossless audio streaming, as well as Dolby Atmos, which replicates an immersive audio experience.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Deals: First Amazon Discount Arrives for 24-Inch iMac, Get 7-Core 256GB Model for $1,258.99 ($40 Off)
Amazon today is offering its first sale on the 24-inch iMac, and is now the second retailer to offer an early discount on the computer, following in Expercom's footsteps. At Amazon, you can get the 256GB 24-inch iMac with 7-core GPU in Blue for the pre-order price of $1,258.99, down from $1,299.00.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Amazon Music Matching Apple by Offering Hi-Fi Tier at No Extra Cost
Moments before Apple announced that it will begin offering Spatial Audio and Lossless audio streaming for Apple Music subscribers at no additional cost, Amazon Music announced that it will also offer its subscribers HiFi quality streaming for free, Billboard reports.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple Announces Pride Edition Apple Watch Braided Solo Loop and Nike Sport Loop
Apple has today announced a "Pride Edition" Braided Solo Loop and Nike Sport Loop Apple Watch band, alongside a new Pride watch face.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple Music Launching Spatial Audio With Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio in June at No Additional Cost
Apple today announced that Apple Music will be gaining support for Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos at no additional cost starting in June.
Announcing #SpatialAudio, featuring

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple Music Launching Spatial Audio With Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio in June at No Extra Cost
Apple today announced that Apple Music will be gaining support for Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos at no additional cost starting in June.
Announcing #SpatialAudio, featuring

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple TV Shares Trailer for Oprah and Prince Harry's Mental Health Docuseries
Apple today shared the official trailer for "The Me You Can't See," a mental health documentary series from Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry set to premiere May 21 on Apple TV .

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

First White Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro Unboxing Surfaces Online
The first unboxing video of the Magic Keyboard for the iPad Pro in White has surfaced online, giving the first real-world look at what the new all-white accessory is like.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Major Privacy Breach as Eufy Security Camera Owners Report Seeing Other Users' Video Feeds
Owners of Eufy home security cameras are this morning reporting seeing live and recorded feeds show up in the Eufy app from other users' cameras, in what appears to be a disturbing breach of privacy and a major malfunctioning of the company's service.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Shipment of Fake AirPods Worth More Than $7 Million Seized By U.S. Authorities
A shipment of more than 36,000 fake AirPods from China to Cincinnati has been seized by Customs and Border Protection after the fake earbuds were found to violate Apple's copyright infringement rules, according to a press release from the agency.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Tim Cook 'Practicing for Hours' Ahead of Epic Games Testimony Expected This Week
So far, Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken a backseat in defending Apple as it faces a significant legal battle with Epic Games regarding the App Store. While the CEO has commented on the platform in the past, for the first time this week, ?Tim Cook? will take center stage in his company's battle with ?Epic Games?.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Apple Music 'Lossless' Logo Surfaces Amid HiFi Tier Rumors
Amid several rumors about the launch of a new HiFi Apple Music tier, a brand new graphic found within ?Apple Music? on the web has solidified speculation that Apple is planning to announce a new Lossless audio streaming feature for ?Apple Music? subscribers.

Mac Rumors
May 17, 2021

Instagram Testing Support for Browser-Based Posting
For as long as it's been around, Instagram has been a smartphone-oriented social network that doesn't extend to tablet devices and even lacks many basic features in its web browser incarnation, including the ability to post.
— Alessandro Paluzzi (@alex193a) May 14, 2021

Mac Rumors
May 16, 2021

Apple Music Teaser References 'Hi-Res Lossless' and 'Dolby Atmos'
Earlier today, Apple Music began teasing a special announcement with the tagline "Get Ready - Music is About to Change Forever." This teaser comes amid a rumor that Apple is preparing to announce the third-generation AirPods alongside a HiFi, or lossless audio streaming tier for Apple Music on Tuesday, May 18.

Mac Rumors
May 16, 2021

Apple TV 4K Orders Now Preparing to Ship Ahead of May 21 to 27 Delivery Estimates
Apple is getting ready to send out second-generation Apple TV 4K devices to those who preordered on April 30, with orders now shifting to "Preparing to Ship."

Mac Rumors
May 16, 2021

Apple Music Teaser: 'Get Ready - Music is About to Change Forever'
The Browse tab in the Music app across Apple's platforms has started displaying a prominent teaser hinting at an upcoming major announcement for Apple Music. Under the heading "Coming soon," the headline says "Get ready - music is about to change forever." An accompanying "Tune-In Video" simply shows an animated ?Apple Music? logo.
— MacRumors.com (@MacRumors) May 16, 2021

Mac Rumors
May 16, 2021

M1 iPad Pro Arrives Early for Lucky Customer
Days ahead of their expected launch and seemingly before official review embargoes lift, one lucky customer has already gotten their hands on the brand new 12.9-inch M1 iPad Pro.

Mac Rumors
May 15, 2021

Twitter's 'Blue' Subscription Service May Cost $2.99, Will Offer Undo Tweet Option
Twitter has been working on some kind of subscription service since last summer, and Jane Manchun Wong, who often digs into new features coming in apps, has shared details on just what Twitter is exploring.
Undo Tweets: https://t.co/CrqnzIPcOH

Collections: https://t.co/qfFfAXHp1o pic.twitter.com/yyMStpCkpr

— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) May 15, 2021
— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane)

Mac Rumors
May 15, 2021

Apple Stores Will Continue to Require Masks for Now
Earlier this week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear their masks outdoors or in most indoor settings, paving the way for many companies to relax their mask rules.

Mac Rumors
May 15, 2021

Top Stories: M1 iMac Benchmarks, iPhone Battery Life Tips, Colorful MacBook Air?
Anticipation is building for the new iMac and iPad Pro models, which have started shipping out ahead of a launch around May 21. Benchmarks for the new machines are starting to come in, and the M1 chips inside of them are registering at around the same figures seen with other M1-based Macs, making for significant upgrades over previous-generation models.

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

Twitter Begins Asking Users to Enable Ad Tracking
Following an app update, Twitter today began asking users to enable ad tracking under Apple's App Tracking Transparency rules.

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

Apple Discontinuing Space Gray Mac Accessories Now That iMac Pro is Dead
Following the discontinuation of the iMac Pro, Apple also appears to be discontinuing Space Gray "Magic" accessories that it sold separately alongside the iMac Pro. The ?iMac? Pro was the only Space Gray Mac, and Apple designed special matching accessories for it.

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

Apple Music Beta for Android Confirms Lossless Audio Streaming in the Works
Following a report that Apple could announce a brand new HiFi Apple Music tier as soon as Tuesday, May 18, new warnings within the music streaming services app on Android have confirmed that lossless audio is in the works.

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

Deals: Save Up to 70% on Apple Accessories During Nomad's Latest Outlet Sale
Nomad's latest Outlet Sale is offering steep markdowns on a variety of Apple accessories, including AirPods cases, USB accessories, Apple Watch straps, and iPhone cases. Given the increased discounts, all items in this event are final sale and can't be returned.

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

FDA Says Risk of MagSafe Interference With Pacemakers is Low
Earlier this year, three doctors in Michigan found that iPhone 12 models can "potentially inhibit lifesaving therapy in a patient" due to the MagSafe system causing magnetic interference with implantable medical devices, like pacemakers.

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

Rivalry Between Apple and Microsoft Heating Up Again Over Augmented Reality, Gaming, and More
The iconic and industry-classic rivalry between Apple and Microsoft, which has arguably seen a slowdown in recent years, is poised to begin heating up as both companies target the future of augmented reality and renewed competition in the PC industry, according to an analysis from Bloomberg's Mark Gurman.

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

MacRumors Giveaway: Win an Apple-Themed T-Shirt From Throwboy
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Throwboy to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win an Apple-themed t-shirt. In addition to pillows and blankets that look like classic Apple products, Throwboy also has a whole range of t-shirts with designs that will be immediately recognizable by Apple fans.

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

Review: Volkswagen's ID.4 EV Features Wireless CarPlay and a Gorgeous Infotainment System
Amid surging interest in electric cars, Volkswagen recently made a splash with the ID.4, its fully electric small SUV that has gone with a futuristic and minimalistic interior that relies on its massive main infotainment screen to handle a wide array of vehicle functions.

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

Longtime Apple Designer Christopher Stringer's Latest Project Is a High-Fidelity Speaker With AirPlay 2
Christopher Stringer, a key member of Jony Ive's design team who spent 21 years at Apple before departing in 2017, is resurfacing today with his new venture Syng, which seeks to make an impact in the high-end audio market.

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

Deals: Apple's 2020 iPad Pro Lineup Marked Down by as Much as $200 in New Sales
We're tracking an ongoing number of solid deals on Apple's previous generation iPad Pro from last year. In the sales below, you'll find a complete list of discounts on the 2020 iPad Pro, with up to $200 off 11-inch and 12.9-inch tablets.

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

Twitter Said to Re-Launch Verification Program Next Week
Twitter will re-launch its long-awaited verification program next week, according to researcher Jane Manchum Wong.
— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) May 13, 2021

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

Apple Says Tile Trackers Sold Poorly in Apple Stores
Earlier last month, Spotify, Tile, and Match (owner of Tinder), testified at an app store antitrust hearing spearheaded by the U.S. Senate. During the hearing, Spotify called Apple's App Store "an abusive power grab," while Tile said Apple uses its platform to "unfairly limit competition for its products."

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

Apple Making Face ID Sensor Chip Smaller on Upcoming iPhones and iPads
Apple is intending to use a significantly smaller Face ID sensor chip in iPhones and iPads from late this year onwards, according to DigiTimes.

Mac Rumors
May 14, 2021

Rumor: Apple to Announce Third-Generation AirPods and HiFi Apple Music Tier on May 18
A new rumor suggests that Apple will announce the third-generation AirPods and the recently rumored HiFi, or high-fidelity Apple Music tier, on Tuesday, May 18, via a press release on its website.

Mac Rumors
May 13, 2021

Apple Pay Promo Offers Spring Discounts at PacSun, Under Armour and More
Apple today sent out emails informing iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac users about a new spring Apple Pay promotion, which offers discounts for a number of stores through May 26.

Mac Rumors
May 13, 2021

Disney Now Has 103.6 Million Subscribers
Disney now has more than 103 million global paid subscribers, Disney said today in its Q2 earnings report [PDF]. The streaming service has gained more than three million subscribers since March, which was the last time subscriber details were shared.

Mac Rumors
May 13, 2021

Apple Shares Trailer for 'Home Before Dark' Season 2 Ahead of June 11 Premiere
Apple today shared the trailer for the second season of "Home Before Dark," which is set to premiere on Friday, June 11. "Home Before Dark" is one of multiple Apple TV shows that was renewed for a second season, and it follows the second seasons of "For All Mankind," "Servant," and "Mythic Quest."

Mac Rumors
May 13, 2021

Apple's Notebook Shipments Grew an Estimated 94% in Q1 2021
Apple shipped an estimated 5.7 million notebook computers in the first calendar quarter of 2021, according to new notebook PC shipping estimates shared today by Strategy Analytics.

Mac Rumors
May 13, 2021

How to Prevent Emails From Tracking You in Apple Mail
Apple's App Tracking Transparency feature is designed to allow users to opt out of the surreptitious tracking that third-party apps have traditionally relied on for ad targeting purposes. But tracking can go on in your email inbox, too.

Mac Rumors
May 13, 2021

Apple TV 4K (1st Gen) vs. Apple TV 4K (2nd Gen) Buyer's Guide
In April 2021, Apple revealed the second-generation Apple TV 4K (2021), bringing high framerate HDR to the Apple TV for the first time and the A12 chip for improved performance, alongside a redesigned Siri Remote.

Mac Rumors
May 13, 2021

Survey Finds 60% of iOS Device Owners Will Buy AirTag, Blue Is Most Popular iMac Color, and More
The Blue 24-inch iMac is the most popular color, a significant number of AirTag users intend to track pets and people, and most users want to stick with the Lightning port, according to the findings of an extensive survey by SellCell.

Mac Rumors
May 13, 2021

Deals: Low Prices Arrive for 2020 27-Inch iMacs, Starting at $1,599.99 for 256GB SSD
Amazon today has a pair of deals on the 2020 27-inch iMac, providing $199 off two 6-core models of Apple's larger-screen iMac. In both cases, the sales we're tracking today are the lowest prices we've ever seen for these models of the iMac.

Mac Rumors
May 13, 2021

PSA: Google Photos Unlimited Storage Ends Next Month, Here's How to Export Your Pictures to iCloud
For as long as it's existed, Google Photos has offered free unlimited storage for uploading images at a reduced yet good enough quality for most users. From June 1, 2021, however, all photos and videos uploaded to Google accounts will count against users' cloud storage. If you've been relying on Google to back up your media library, it may be time to move that content elsewhere. This article shows you how.

Mac Rumors
May 13, 2021

Watch the Trailer for Season 2 of British Comedy Series 'Trying' Ahead of Apple TV Debut on May 21
Apple has released the official trailer for the second series of feel-good British comedy series "Trying," which will be available to stream on Apple TV starting May 21.

Mac Rumors
May 13, 2021

Pixelmator Pro Launches 50% Sale Ahead of Upcoming 2.1 Update
Popular image editor Pixelmator Pro has announced a time-limited $19.99 sale on the app, offering customers 50% off the usual $39.99 selling price.

Mac Rumors
May 13, 2021

Some M1 iPad Pro Orders Start Switching to 'Shipped' Status With May 21 Delivery
Ahead of their expected launch on May 21, some brand new M1 iPad Pro orders have begun switching to a "Shipped" status.

Mac Rumors
May 13, 2021

Apple Fires Newly Hired Ex-Facebook Product Manager Following Revelations of Past Misogynistic Comments
Apple has fired Antonio García Martínez, an ex-Facebook product manager and author of the controversial book "Chaos Monkeys," following public and internal calls for removal and investigation due to past misogynistic statements, The Verge reports.

Mac Rumors
May 12, 2021

Judge in Epic vs. Apple Case Floats Potential Compromise
In the ongoing legal battle between Apple and Epic Games, the two companies are this week calling up their expert witnesses to argue their points before Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, who will make a decision in the case after a three week trial.

Mac Rumors
May 12, 2021

Apple Maps 'Look Around' Feature Expands to Atlanta, Georgia
Apple today expanded its "Look Around" feature for Apple Maps to Atlanta, Georgia, according to ?Apple Maps? expert Justin O'Beirne. The expansion marks Apple's 14th Look Around update since the feature was released in June 2019.

Mac Rumors
May 12, 2021

Review: Belkin's $39 Magnetic Wireless Charger is Limited to 7.5W, But Comes With 20W Power Adapter
Since Apple launched the MagSafe-enabled iPhone 12 models, accessory makers have been coming up with various magnetic charging options that are designed to replace the standard Qi-based chargers available for iPhones.

Mac Rumors
May 12, 2021

A24 Film 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' With Denzel Washington Coming to Apple TV
Apple today announced that it is teaming up with A24 for "The Tragedy of Macbeth," a drama that's set to star Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand. "The Tragedy of Macbeth" is directed by Joel Coen, and is based on "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare.

Mac Rumors
May 12, 2021

M1 iMac is Up to 56% Faster Than Prior-Generation High-End 21.5-Inch iMac
Apple's M1 iMacs are set to start delivering to customers next week, and ahead of the official launch day, benchmarks for the machines have been showing up on Geekbench, likely from reviewers who are testing them.

Mac Rumors
May 12, 2021

AirTag Used to Successfully Track a Mailed Package Across the UK
An Apple customer in the United Kingdom has successfully used Apple's Find My network to track an AirTag as it was being sent by mail to a friend in a completely different city.

Mac Rumors
May 12, 2021

Find My Network Exploited to Send Messages
An exploit allows messages and additional data to be sent across Apple's Find My network, according to the findings of a security researcher.

Mac Rumors
May 12, 2021

Testing Out a 3D-Printed AirTag-Compatible Apple TV Remote Case
Earlier this week, we shared a 3D-printed Apple TV Remote case that's designed to house an AirTag, adding much-needed Find My functionality to the Siri Remote. We thought we'd check out one of the remote cases in person, and have had one printed up.

Mac Rumors
May 12, 2021

Chipolo ONE Spot Now Available to Pre-Order as Cheaper AirTag Alternative With Find My Integration
Last month, Apple opened up its Find My app to third-party device manufacturers, allowing for third-party products to be tracked in the Find My app right alongside Apple devices.

Mac Rumors
May 12, 2021

Deals: AirPods Max Drop to $519 on Expercom ($30 Off)
Expercom today is offering the AirPods Max for $519.00, down from $549.00. This sale marks a new all-time low price on the AirPods Max, and is beating Amazon's current price of $532.26. On Expercom, the $519.00 price tag is available in all five colors of the AirPods Max.

Mac Rumors
May 12, 2021

Some M1 iMac Orders Begin Shifting to 'Shipped' Status With May 21 Delivery
While the new 24-inch iMac with the M1 chip is still over a week away from launching, a few lucky customers are beginning to see their orders marked as "shipped" on Apple's online store, with a May 21 delivery date.

Mac Rumors
May 12, 2021

Apple Further Expands Developer Academy Program With First Detroit Applications Opening This Week
Apple today released an update on the progress of the Apple Developer Academy program, ahead of applications for the new Detroit site opening this week.

Mac Rumors
May 12, 2021

Apple Shares Trailer for Docuseries '1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything' Coming to Apple TV May 21
Apple has shared the trailer for its upcoming docuseries "1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything," which premieres May 21 on the Apple TV streaming service.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Apple TV HD vs. Apple TV 4K Buyer's Guide
In April 2021, Apple revealed the second-generation Apple TV 4K, bringing high framerate HDR with Dolby Vision to the Apple TV for the first time and the A12 chip for improved performance, alongside a redesigned Siri Remote. The ?Apple TV? HD was first released in 2015 and has remained in Apple's lineup since then as an entry-level option, and now it comes with the upgraded ?Siri? Remote.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Brydge Debuts New Air MAX Keyboard With Trackpad for iPad Air and iPad Pro
Brydge, known for its range of keyboards designed for Apple's iPads, today introduced its latest keyboard offering, the Brydge Air MAX , which is compatible with 10.9-inch iPad Air and 11-inch iPad Pro models.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Nomad Announces 'Rugged Keychain' for AirTag, Includes Add-On Engraving Option for Pet ID Tags
Nomad today announced a new accessory for Apple's AirTag, called the Rugged Keychain, which begins shipping in August and costs $29.95 to pre-order ($39.95 regular). Similar to other keychain accessories, Nomad's Rugged Keychain protects the AirTag in a polycarbonate shell that can be attached to keys, bags, and -- in Nomad's advice -- pet collars.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

M1 iPad Pro Over 50% Faster Than Previous Generation in Early Benchmarks
Last month, Apple introduced a new iPad Pro with the same M1 chip found in the latest Macs, and early benchmark results indicate that the M1 iPad Pro is over 50% faster than the previous-generation iPad Pro.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Apple, Amazon and Google Smart Home Alliance Announces New 'Matter' Connectivity Standard
The Connectivity Standards Alliance, which includes major tech companies like Apple, Amazon, and Google, today announced the launch of "Matter," a new interoperable, secure connectivity standard designed for smart home devices.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Review: Belkin's Key Ring and Strap Are Affordable AirTag Accessory Options
Apple designed the AirTags without any kind of hole or attachment point to connect them to keys, bags, and other items, which has opened up a whole new market for AirTag accessories.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Apple Highlights How the App Store Prevents Fraud Amid Legal Battle With Epic Games
Apple today announced that, through a combination of automated technologies and human review processes, the company protected customers from more than $1.5 billion in potentially fraudulent transactions in 2020.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Early M1 iPad Pro Orders Now Preparing to Ship
Apple will soon ship out 11 and 12.9-inch M1 iPad Pro models, according to multiple Twitter users and MacRumors readers who have seen their orders shift to "Preparing to Ship" status.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Sketchy Rumor Claims Apple Developing Nintendo Switch-Style Gaming Console
Apple is working on a Nintendo Switch-style handheld games console, according to a sketchy new rumor coming from Asia.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

iOS 14.6 Beta Brings Tweaks to Podcasts App Following Complaints
Apple has added a number of features to its Podcasts app in the third beta of iOS 14.6, seemingly in an attempt to address some of the useability problems introduced in iOS 14.5.
— Steve Moser (@SteveMoser) May 10, 2021

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Deals: Shop All-Time Low Prices on Apple's 2020 iPad Air (Up to $74 Off)
Amazon and B&H Photo are offering solid deals on Apple's 2020 iPad Air lineup, with up to $74 off the 10.9-inch tablet in multiple colors. We're tracking record low prices for both the 64GB and 256GB Wi-Fi models.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Amazon-Owned Wondery to Launch on Apple Podcasts Subscriptions
Amazon's podcast subscription service Wondery will be available through the Apple Podcasts Subscriptions platform, which launches in over 170 countries later this month, according to a report today from The Hollywood Reporter.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Apple TV Shares Trailer for Stephen King's Thriller Series 'Lisey's Story'
Apple today shared the official trailer for "Lisey's Story," a thriller series based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Visa Launches Apple Pay Support in Japan
Visa has announced that starting today, customers in Japan will be able to use their Visa debit or credit card with Apple Pay.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Foxconn's iPhone 12 Output in India Hit By Local Lockdowns
iPhone 12 production at a Foxconn factory in India has been cut by more than 50% amid a lockdown, and multiple reported cases of COVID-19 infections for workers at the plant, according to a new report from Reuters.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Apple Merging 'iCloud Documents and Data' Service With iCloud Drive in May 2022
Apple plans to merge its iCloud Documents and Data service with iCloud Drive starting in May of 2022, according to a support document published late last week (via MacGeneration).

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

Spotify Mobile App Gains Podcast Timestamp Sharing Feature
Spotify has announced the availability of podcast timestamp sharing, a new feature of its mobile app that lets users share podcasts beginning at a particular moment.

Mac Rumors
May 11, 2021

UK Class Action Accuses Apple of Breaking Competition Law by Overcharging for Apps
A new legal case filed with the U.K.'s Competition Appeal Tribunal has accused Apple of breaching competition law by overcharging nearly 20 million customers for App Store purchases.

Mac Rumors
May 10, 2021

Video: Make Your iPhone Last Longer With These Battery Preserving Tips
Maximizing battery life is something that many iPhone users deal with on a regular basis as we all want our iPhones to last as long as possible. Sometimes there are bugs in iOS that make the battery drain faster, and sometimes we just need to eke out as much as possible on a long day out and about.

Mac Rumors
May 10, 2021

Chrome for iOS Gains Widget Support With Version 90 Release
Google today introduced Chrome 90 for iPhones, iPads, and the iPod touch, adding support for new Search and Dino widgets on devices running a version of iOS 14.

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