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Mac Rumors
Jan 19, 2019

Apple Begins Selling iPhone SE Again on Clearance Store, Starting at $249 Brand New
Four months after being discontinued, the beloved iPhone SE has made a sudden return to Apple's online store this week.

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

How to Passcode Lock an App in iOS
Apple doesn't have an official method for individually locking sensitive apps like Photos with a passcode, but luckily there's a workaround that was introduced in iOS 12 with Screen Time.

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

Apple Shares New Videos Highlighting What You Can Do With an iPad Pro
Apple today uploaded a new series of iPad Pro videos to its YouTube channel, showing off the different features and capabilities of the new devices.

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

7 Useful iPhone Tips You Might Not Know
So you've been using an iPhone for years now and think you have it all figured out? Don't be so sure. We've gathered up 7 tricks obscure enough that even the most seasoned iPhone user is likely to learn something new, so make sure to check out our latest YouTube video and read below for a little spoiler of all of the tips that are included.






Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

Apple Highlighting Future's 'THE WIZRD' Album and Documentary
Future's newest album, "THE WIZRD, is now available on Apple Music along with an exclusive documentary. Apple is highlighting the new content on its main Apple.com website.

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

Apple's New Smart Battery Case: Everything You Need to Know
Apple in January launched Smart Battery Cases designed for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and iPhone XR. The Smart Battery Cases are designed to add additional battery life to Apple's newest iPhones.

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

Qualcomm and Apple Partnership Crumbled Over Fears Apple Would Leak Qualcomm Software to Competitors
Apple and Qualcomm are embroiled in a bitter legal battle over licensing and royalty fees that's lasted for two years now and has led to the breakdown of the relationship between the two companies, but there may have been other factors in the breakup.

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

Review: Apple's Beddit 3.5 Sleep Monitor Loses Features, but Gains Accuracy
Apple in 2017 purchased Beddit, a company that makes a sleep monitoring system designed to track your sleeping habits to help you improve your sleep hygiene.

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

Apple Ordered to Retract Part of Press Release in Ongoing Qualcomm Battle
Apple has been ordered to stop using a part of a recent press release that claimed the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 would still be available in Germany through carriers and resellers, reports Bloomberg.

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a 'MagicMount Pro Charge' Wireless Charger for iPhone From Scosche
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Scosche to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win one of the company's MagicMount Pro Charge wireless chargers.

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

Microsoft Suggests Windows 10 Mobile Users Switch to iOS or Android as Support Winds Down
With support for the now-discontinued Windows 10 Mobile devices set to end on December 10, 2019, Microsoft is recommending that its current Windowa 10 Mobile customers move to an Android or iOS device instead.

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

AAPL Stock Recoups Losses Incurred After Tim Cook Slashed Apple's Revenue Guidance
AAPL shares are currently trading above the $157 mark on the intraday market, recouping virtually all losses incurred since Apple CEO Tim Cook slashed Apple's revenue guidance by up to $9 billion for the first quarter of its 2019 fiscal year.
— Horace Dediu (@asymco) January 18, 2019

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

Foxconn Cut 50,000 Contract Workers Months Ahead of Schedule Due to Poor iPhone Demand
Apple supplier Foxconn has let go around 50,000 contract workers at its iPhone factory in Zhengzhou, China, with the first cuts happening in October 2018. As one source with knowledge of Foxconn's plans told Nikkei, the scale of the cuts is not what stands out, but the fact that it's significantly earlier than previous years.

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

Austrian Privacy Watchdog NOYB Accuses Apple and Others of Failing to Comply With GDPR in Europe
Austrian non-profit organization NOYB, the "European Center for Digital Rights," has reportedly filed a complaint against Apple and seven other tech companies for allegedly failing to comply with GDPR in the European Union.

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

Google Fuels 'Pixel Watch' Rumors in $40 Million Deal for Fossil Smartwatch Tech
Google and watchmaker Fossil Group today jointly announced a $40 million deal that will see the search giant take ownership of a portion of Fossil's smartwatch technology.

Mac Rumors
Jan 18, 2019

Data Broker Acxiom Comes Out in Support of Apple CEO Tim Cook's Call for US Data Privacy Regulation
One of the biggest ad data brokers has come out in support of Apple CEO Tim Cook's call for federal privacy legislation to regulate the collection and use of personal data in the United States.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Sketchy Rumor Suggests 2019 iPhone Could Feature 4,000mAh Battery, 15W Wireless Charging, 3X Telephoto Camera and 120Hz Display
Earlier this month, Weibo user C Technology (via Wccftech) shared some alleged details about the upcoming successor to the iPhone XS Max, which may or may not be accurate.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Sketchy Rumor Suggests 2019 iPhone Could Feature 4,000mAh Battery, 15W Wireless Charging, 3X Telephoto Camera and 120Hz Display [Update: Fake]
Earlier this month, Weibo user C Technology (via Wccftech) shared some alleged details about the upcoming successor to the iPhone XS Max, which may or may not be accurate.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Hands-On With Apple's New Smart Battery Cases
Apple on Tuesday released new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, offering a convenient but expensive way for iPhone users to get additional battery life.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

HomePod Now Available for Purchase in China and Hong Kong
Apple earlier this week announced that the HomePod would be available in China and Hong Kong on Friday, January 18, and as promised, the smart speaker is now available for purchase in both locations.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

New NHL iPad App Offers Coaches Access to 60 Real-Time Individual and Team Statistics
The National Hockey League today announced the upcoming launch of a new app designed for the iPad that will provide coaches with more than 60 different real-time individual and team statistics on iPads that will be available on the bench during games.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Apple Suppliers Cutting Sales Forecasts Amid 'Extraordinary' Decline in Chinese Demand
Major Apple suppliers in Asia have been cutting their 2019 sales forecasts and some have cited an "extraordinary" drop in Chinese demand, reports Nikkei.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Review: Belkin's Boost Up Wireless Charging Dock for iPhone and Apple Watch is Convenient but Expensive
Belkin is known for a range of accessories for the iPhone, and when Apple introduced support for Qi-based wireless chargers, Belkin was quick to come out with a range of options.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Apple Inks Deal for 'Large Budget, Ambitious' Sci-Fi Series From Simon Kinberg, Known for 'X-Men' Movies
Apple has inked a deal for a 10 episode season for an as-of-yet untitled science fiction series from Simon Kinberg and David Weil, reports Deadline.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Deals Spotlight: Get Aukey's USB Wall Chargers for as Low as $7 This Week
Popular third-party accessory company Aukey has debuted a new crop of discount codes this week, this time including two sales on useful wall charger accessories. Both of the deals seen below will expire on Monday, January 21, so be sure to check them out on Amazon and place your order before the end of the upcoming weekend.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Barclays Believes There's Still a 'Good Chance' Apple Will Have to Use Qualcomm 5G Modems in 2020 iPhones
While recent reports have suggested Intel will supply Apple with 5G modems for 2020 iPhones, the chipmaker has struggled with its consumer 5G modems, to the extent that Apple has allegedly "been unhappy" with Intel's progress.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Barclays: There's Still a 'Good Chance' Apple Will Have to Use Qualcomm 5G Modems in 2020 iPhones
While recent reports have suggested Intel will supply Apple with 5G modems for 2020 iPhones, the chipmaker has struggled with its consumer 5G modems, to the extent that Apple has allegedly "been unhappy" with Intel's progress.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Johnson & Johnson and Apple Collaborate on New Heart Health Program Aimed at Accelerating AFib Diagnosis
Johnson & Johnson today announced that it has entered into a research study with Apple to investigate whether a new heart health program using a Johnson & Johnson app in combination with the Apple Watch's irregular rhythm notifications and ECG app can accelerate the diagnosis of atrial fibrillation.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Next-Generation iPhone XR Said to Feature 4x4 MIMO Antenna Design Enabling Faster Data Speeds
The next-generation iPhone XR will feature a 4x4 MIMO antenna design, according to a Barclays research note obtained by MacRumors.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Google Pixel 3 'Lite' Shows Up in Video Leak
Google's answer to the iPhone XR appears to be close to launch in the form of a more affordable version of its flagship Pixel 3 smartphone, if a new video leak is accurate.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

iPad mini 5 and New Entry-Level iPad Said to Launch in First Half of 2019
Apple is said to be launching two new tablets in the first half of this year, including the rumored "iPad mini 5" as well as a likely replacement for its current entry-level iPad.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

How to Make Your iPhone Display Dimmer Than Standard Brightness Controls Allow
If the screen of your iPhone or iPad is too bright for comfort, the usual solution is to go to Settings - Display & Brightness and drag the Brightness slider to the left, or open Control Center and adjust the corresponding setting from there.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Tim Cook Urges U.S. Congress to Pass Comprehensive Federal Privacy Legislation in Op-Ed
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Wednesday introduced the American Data Dissemination Act, legislation that would require the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to submit detailed recommendations for privacy requirements that Congress can impose on tech companies like Apple, Facebook, Google, and Twitter.

Mac Rumors
Jan 17, 2019

Tim Cook Urges U.S. Congress to Pass Comprehensive Federal Privacy Legislation in Essay
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Wednesday introduced the American Data Dissemination Act, legislation that would require the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to submit detailed recommendations for privacy requirements that Congress can impose on tech companies like Apple, Facebook, Google, and Twitter.

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

Leaked Benchmarks Suggest iPhone XS Outperforms Samsung's Upcoming Galaxy S10
Samsung is planning to announce its new 2019 flagship smartphones on February 20, but ahead of their debut date, benchmarks of the new S10 model were shared on Slashleaks.

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

Apple to Cut Back on New Hires Following Disappointing Holiday iPhone Sales
Apple plans to cut back on hiring for some divisions of the company after disappointing iPhone sales during the holiday season, reports Bloomberg.

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

2019 iPhone Could Feature 10MP Front Camera, 10MP and 14MP Rear Lenses, No USB-C
Apple's 2019 iPhones could feature upgraded front-facing and rear cameras, redesigned internal layouts, and Lightning ports, according to new details known leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer (aka OnLeaks) shared with Indian site ComparaRaja.

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS Appears to Be Compatible With iPhone X
Apple yesterday debuted new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, and review units are in the hands of members of the media and some lucky people who received early deliveries.
iPhone XS Max case DOES charge X for @chriswelch on iOS 12.1.2. It DOES NOT for me, even on 12.1.13.

So, um… ?????

More testing! https://t.co/H1kk031Z5d

— Rene Ritchie (@reneritchie) January 16, 2019
You CAN use iPhone XS battery case with iPhone X.

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS Not Compatible With iPhone X [Update: Maybe?]
Apple yesterday debuted new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, and review units are in the hands of members of the media.
iPhone XS Smart Battery Case DOES NOT WORK with iPhone X.

Camera fits but not tight, speaker/mic holes aren't aligned, charging system throws up a compatibility error.

(Now I'm going to https://t.co/bkloMllutP to ask for an X version...) pic.twitter.com/gUHvY6vuoI

— Rene Ritchie (@reneritchie) January 16, 2019

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

Showrunner Jason Katims Leaves Universal TV to Develop Content for Apple
Well-known producer, writer, and show creator Jason Katims has departed Universal TV after inking a multi-year deal with Apple, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

Correction: iPhone XS and XS Max Smart Battery Cases Have Larger Capacity Than Previous Versions
While reports today suggested that Apple's new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have lower battery capacities than previous versions for iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 models, it turns out the new cases actually have larger capacities than the old ones when taking voltage into consideration.
They use 2 cells now instead of 1. So, you're getting around 1.4 additional watt hours and almost 400 more milliamp hours.

BUT power efficiency is WAY more important than quantity these days. pic.twitter.com/VfZCaVWPz8

— Rene Ritchie (@reneritchie) January 16, 2019

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

iPhone XS and XS Max Smart Battery Cases Each Have 1,369 mAh Capacity But More Watt-Hours [Updated]
Wirecutter's Nick Guy has obtained early access to Apple's new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, and he has shared some notable details and photos about the cases on his Twitter account.
— Nick Guy (@thenickguy) January 16, 2019

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

iPhone XS and XS Max Smart Battery Cases Have Much Lower Capacity Than Previous Versions
Wirecutter's Nick Guy has obtained early access to Apple's new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, and he has shared some notable details and photos about the cases on his Twitter account.
— Nick Guy (@thenickguy) January 16, 2019

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

Apple in Discussions With Private Medicare Plans to Offer Apple Watch to Seniors
Apple is in talks with at least three private Medicare plans in regards to subsidizing the Apple Watch for people over the age of 65. The news comes from a report today by CNBC, citing sources familiar with Apple's plans.

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

Apple Pay Head Jennifer Bailey to Deliver Keynote at World's Largest Payments Technology Event
Apple Pay vice president Jennifer Bailey will be the keynote speaker at TRANSACT, the world's largest payments technology event.

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

Westworld Mobile Game Removed From iOS App Store Following Bethesda Dispute
Warner Bros' Westworld mobile game, which bore a notable resemblance to Bethesda Softworks' Fallout Shelter game for smartphones, has been removed from the iOS App Store and Google Play Store. The removal comes seven months after Bethesda sued Warner Bros by calling the Westworld app a "blatant rip-off" of Bethesda's 2015 game Fallout Shelter.

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

AirPower Referenced in iPhone XS Smart Battery Case Description in Malaysia
As discovered by MacRumors tipster Sri Ram and others on Twitter, Apple has referenced its long-awaited AirPower charging mat in the product description for its new iPhone XS Smart Battery Case in Malaysia.

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

AirPower Referenced in iPhone XS Smart Battery Case Description in Malaysia [Removed]
As discovered by MacRumors tipster Sri Ram and others on Twitter, Apple has referenced its long-awaited AirPower charging mat in the product description for its new iPhone XS Smart Battery Case in Malaysia.

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

Tim Cook Tweets Story of User's Apple Watch Detecting Atrial Fibrillation
Apple CEO Tim Cook today shared a story on Twitter of an Apple Watch that alerted its user to atrial fibrillation, potentially saving their life in the process.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) January 16, 2019

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

Review: Anker's Soundcore Life 2 Bluetooth Headphones Offer Active Noise Cancelation Without Breaking the Bank
Anker is best known for its well-received power banks and mobile charging accessories, but the Chinese company has also been busy building its subsidiary Soundcore brand, under which it offers home audio products like smart Bluetooth speakers and wireless earphones.

Mac Rumors
Jan 16, 2019

How to Use the macOS Help Menu
The ever-present Help menu in your Mac's menu bar is an easily overlooked aspect of macOS, but it's home to some surprising and extremely handy features that every user can benefit from.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

AirPower: Everything We Know
What is AirPower?

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Apple Releases Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, Qi Wireless Charging Supported
Apple today released new Smart Battery Cases designed for its 2018 iPhone lineup, including the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

AirPods Live Listen: Hearing Aid or Spy Tool?
Apple in iOS 12 introduced a new Live Listen feature that's designed to turn the iPhone into a remote microphone for the AirPods.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Apple's First A24 Film to Star Bill Murray and Rashida Jones, Sofia Coppola to Direct
Apple late last year teamed up with indie entertainment studio A24 to produce a series of films for its upcoming streaming service, and now the first film under that partnership is in the works.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Another Possible Triple-Lens Camera Design in 2019 iPhone Shown Off in Renderings
Multiple rumors have suggested at least one of the 2019 iPhone models will feature a triple-lens camera design, but smartphone leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer (aka OnLeaks) believes Apple is still finalizing just what the triple-lens design will look like.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Apple Must Pay VirnetX $440 Million for Patent Infringement, Appeals Court Rules
Apple must pay VirnetX $440 million after an appeals court upheld an earlier judgement in favor of the patent holding company, reports Reuters.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

DuckDuckGo Integrates Apple Maps for Map and Address Searches
Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo today announced that it is using Apple's MapKit JS framework to power the map and address-related searches that its users conduct on both mobile and desktop.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Deals: Save on Pad & Quill's iPhone Cases, New 4K Films for $10 on iTunes, and More
This week is seeing notable discounts hit Pad & Quill's leather iPhone cases, Apple Watch Series 3 at Best Buy, brand-new 4K films on iTunes, and much more.







Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Apple's Chipmaking Chief Johny Srouji Reportedly on Intel's List of Potential CEOs
Intel has been searching for a new CEO since Brian Krzanich resigned nearly seven months ago, and Axios now reports that Intel's list of potential successors includes Johny Srouji, Senior Vice President of Hardware Technologies at Apple.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Netflix Plans Latest Price Hike, Standard Plan Increasing From $11 to $13/Month
Netflix today announced that it will raise the prices for all of its subscription tiers, the latest price hike since November 2017. Specifically, the cheap "Basic" tier will rise from $8 to $9/month, the popular HD "Standard" tier will rise from $11 to $13/month, and the 4K "Premium" tier will rise from $14 to $16/month.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Verizon Reportedly Adding Apple Music as Free Perk on Select Unlimited Data Plans
Verizon subscribers with an iPhone or Android smartphone and a Beyond Unlimited or Above Unlimited data plan will soon have unlimited access to Apple Music at no additional cost, according to documentation obtained by 9to5Mac.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Verizon Reportedly Adding Apple Music as Free Perk on Select Unlimited Data Plans [Update: Confirmed]
Verizon subscribers with an iPhone or Android smartphone and a Beyond Unlimited or Above Unlimited data plan will soon have unlimited access to Apple Music at no additional cost, according to documentation obtained by 9to5Mac.
Verizon has confirmed that Apple Music will be included as a perk for its Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited plans starting on January 17.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Kano Teaming Up With Disney for New Star Wars-Themed Coding Products
Kano, the company known for its range of products designed to teach coding to kids and adults like through innovative coding projects, today announced a new two-year partnership with Disney.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Pandora Launches Voice Assistant in iOS App
Following in the footsteps of Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, Pandora today launched its own voice assistant available within its iOS and Android apps. When the app is opened, users can turn on "voice mode" and say "Hey Pandora," asking the assistant to play their music, podcasts, radio stations and more connected to the streaming music service.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Nike Debuts $350 iPhone-Controlled Self-Adjusting Basketball Shoes
Nike today introduced new iPhone-controlled self-adjusting basketball shoes based on its latest FitAdapt technology.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

German Court Throws Out Latest Qualcomm Patent Case Against Apple
A German court on Tuesday threw out a patent lawsuit filed by Qualcomm, which the U.S. company claimed was violated by the use of its chips in Apple's iPhones (via Reuters).

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Samsung Prioritizes India With Launch of Galaxy M Series With Infinity-V Display
Later this month, Samsung will launch its new mid-range Galaxy M series. These are the first smartphones to feature the company's Infinity-V display, so-called due to its centered teardrop-shaped notch housing the front-facing camera.

Mac Rumors
Jan 15, 2019

Apple Replaced 11 Million iPhone Batteries in 2018, Up From 1 to 2 Million
Apple replaced a total of 11 million iPhone batteries under the $29 battery replacement program that was introduced at the end of 2017 and ran through 2018 before ending on December 31, 2018.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

Apple May Be Working on 7th-Generation iPod Touch, 2019 iPhones Could Adopt USB-C
Apple could have a 7th-generation iPod touch in the works, according to new information shared today by Japanese site Mac Otakara.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

Police Can't Force You to Unlock an iPhone Using Face ID or Touch ID, California Judge Rules
Law enforcement officials can't force smartphone users to unlock their devices using fingerprints or other biometric features such as facial recognition, according to a Northern California court ruling from last week.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

Apple-Owned Company FoundationDB Open Sources FoundationDB Record Layer Used by CloudKit
Apple-owned company FoundationDB today announced the open source release of the FoundationDB Record Layer, which it says offers up relational database semantics on top of FoundationDB with schema management, indexing facilities, and a "rich set of query capabilities.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

Anker to Launch USB-C to Lightning Cables in March
Apple late last year began allowing third-party companies to produce Made for iPhone or "MFi" certified USB-C to Lightning cables, and as a result, multiple companies have been announcing the upcoming launch of new USB-C to Lightning cable options.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

NBCUniversal to Launch Standalone Streaming TV Service in 2020
Comcast's NBCUniversal is planning to launch its own ad-supported streaming television service in the first quarter of 2020, the company announced today.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

2020 Toyota Supra Features Wireless CarPlay
Toyota today announced that its all-new 2020 Supra sports car, introduced at the annual Detroit Auto Show this week, will feature wireless CarPlay.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

Confirmed: Toronto's Eaton Centre is Finally Getting a New Apple Store
The busiest shopping mall in North America for the past several years will finally be getting a brand new Apple Store in the not too distant future.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

Apple Wanted to Use Qualcomm Chips for 2018 iPhones, But Qualcomm Wouldn't Sell Them
As the FTC's antitrust trial against Qualcomm continues, Apple's chief operating officer, Jeff Williams, has taken the stand to share details on the terms of Apple's contracts with Qualcomm.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

Facebook Stories to Get Experimental Event Planning Feature
Facebook has revealed plans to start testing a way for users to "share the events" they are interested in and "coordinate to meet up with friends" using its Stories feature, according to The Verge. The test will roll out to Facebook users on iPhone and Android smartphones in the United States, Brazil, and Mexico.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

Apple's Interactive Mobile Website Highlights New Features of 2018 iPad Pro
Apple is featuring a mobile website that allows visitors to interact with the 2018 iPad Pro, "the biggest change to iPad since iPad," according to the interactive website's banner (via Reddit). The page features four tabs revolving around the biggest features of the new iPad Pro: screen size, Face ID, thinner design, and new Apple Pencil.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

Apple Targeting Users of Older iPhones With iPhone XR Email Campaign
Apple continues to aggressively market the iPhone XR, with one of its latest tactics being customized emails to owners of older iPhone models with a trade-in value of the older device and a tech specs comparison with the iPhone XR.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

HomePod Now Counts Toward Apple Music Device Streaming Limits for Single Memberships, Apple Encouraging Family Upgrades
When it launched, Apple's HomePod smart speaker did not count toward an Apple Music subscription's device streaming limit. This meant that single-user Apple Music subscribers could stream one song on an iOS device and another on HomePod simultaneously, without one stream ending the other. Recently, this ability has disappeared for many Apple Music users, who are now unable to stream music on both HomePod and an iOS device at the same time.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

YouTube App Now Natively Supports 2018 iPad Pro Displays, But Home Indicator Overlaps Menu Bar
YouTube updated its iOS app over the weekend with native support for the layout and resolutions of the latest 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro displays, but as noted on Twitter and Reddit, the home indicator now overlaps the bottom menu bar.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

Apple Pay Expected to Launch in Czech Republic and Slovakia in Late February to Early March
Apple Pay will launch in the Czech Republic and Slovakia in late February to early March, according to Seznam Zprávy and Živé.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

How to Use AirPods With Your Mac and Customize Controls
If you've set up your AirPods with your iPhone and your Mac is signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID, then your AirPods should be ready to use with your Mac.

Mac Rumors
Jan 14, 2019

iPhone Chipmaker Dialog Reports Low Sales Projection for Fourth Quarter
Apple supplier Dialog Semiconductor reported on Monday that its projected sales for the fourth quarter of 2018 would be at the low end of its original target (via CNET).

Mac Rumors
Jan 13, 2019

Survey Finds 78% of Patients Satisfied With Apple Health Records at UC San Diego Hospital
UC San Diego Health recently sent an online survey to its first 425 patients who activated Apple Health Records in 2018, and among 132 respondents, 78 percent indicated that they were "satisfied with using the feature."

Mac Rumors
Jan 13, 2019

HomePod Launching in China and Hong Kong on January 18
Apple today announced that its HomePod speaker will be available in China and Hong Kong on Friday, January 18.

Mac Rumors
Jan 12, 2019

Report: AirPower Has Entered Production and Coming Soon
Apple's long-awaited wireless charging mat AirPower might finally be on the horizon if the latest rumor is to be believed.
— ChargerLAB (@chargerlab) January 12, 2019

Mac Rumors
Jan 12, 2019

Report: AirPower Has Entered Production and Coming Soon [Updated]
Apple's long-awaited wireless charging mat AirPower might finally be on the horizon if the latest rumor is to be believed.
— ChargerLAB (@chargerlab) January 12, 2019

Mac Rumors
Jan 12, 2019

Report: AirPower Has Entered Production and is Coming Soon
Apple's long-awaited wireless charging mat AirPower might finally be on the horizon if the latest rumor is to be believed.
— ChargerLAB (@chargerlab) January 12, 2019

Mac Rumors
Jan 11, 2019

Do AirPods Work Well on Android Devices?
Though designed for the iPhone, Apple's AirPods are also compatible with Android smartphones and tablets, so you can take advantage of Apple's wire-free tech even if you're an Android user or have both Android and Apple devices.

Mac Rumors
Jan 11, 2019

Vizio Says 2016 4K SmartCast TVs Will Support AirPlay 2 and HomeKit
AirPlay 2 and HomeKit functionality will be available on all of Vizio's 2016 4K UHD SmartCast Displays, the company recently confirmed on Twitter.
— VIZIO Support (@VIZIOsupport) January 8, 2019

Mac Rumors
Jan 11, 2019

Apple Buys 50 Business Class Seats From San Francisco to Shanghai Every Day
Apple is United Airlines' biggest customer at the San Francisco International Airport, according to signs the airline has available that were shared on Twitter today.

— LAflyer (@LAflyr) January 11, 2019 Apple has many suppliers in China, which explains why the company sends so many employees to the Shanghai Pudong Airport.

Mac Rumors
Jan 11, 2019

Possibilities of a Triple-Lens iPhone Camera: Improved 3D Sensing, Zoom, and Low-Light Photos
Following in the footsteps of Huawei and likely Samsung, Apple is widely rumored to release at least one new iPhone model with a triple-lens rear camera in 2019. That model is now believed to be the next generation of the iPhone XS Max.

Mac Rumors
Jan 11, 2019

Apple Considered 5G Modem Chips From Samsung, MediaTek, and Intel for 2019 iPhones
Qualcomm, Apple, and other suppliers are in court this week as Qualcomm faces off with the FTC over an antitrust lawsuit accusing the company of using anticompetitive tactics to remain the main supplier for baseband processor for smartphones.

Mac Rumors
Jan 11, 2019

Apple Music Debuts Exclusive Behind-The-Scenes Video From Queen Biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
Apple Music today debuted a new exclusive special feature that takes a look behind the scenes of the Queen biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody." The 16-minute feature is called "Rami Malek: Becoming Freddie," and it focuses on the transformation that actor Rami Malek went through to portray the Queen lead vocalist Freddie Mercury.

Mac Rumors
Jan 11, 2019

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a 'Limitless 2.0' iPhone Case and Accessory from Mous
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Mous to give MacRumors readers a chance to win an iPhone case and an iPhone case accessory from the company's Limitless 2.0 product line.

Mac Rumors
Jan 11, 2019

2019 iPhones Could Feature Support for Wi-Fi 6
Apple's upcoming 2019 iPhones could feature support for Wi-Fi 6, Barclays analyst Blaine Curtis said today in a CES wrap-up report.

Mac Rumors
Jan 11, 2019

CES 2019 Wrap-Up: AirPlay 2 TVs, Battery Cases for Latest iPhones, Third-Party Lightning to USB-C Cables, and More
Today is the final day of CES 2019 in Las Vegas, where thousands of companies showed off their latest connected tech products. As usual, Apple did not have an official presence on the show floor, but there were several announcements and a wide variety of product unveilings that are tied to its ecosystem.

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