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2017

France and Germany seek to plug tax loopholes exploited by Apple, other tech firms

Monday August 07, 2017

France is working with Germany on European Union reforms aimed at plugging loopholes U.S. technology companies like Apple use to minimize taxes, tactics that give foreign entities a leg up on local competition.

'Carpool Karaoke' showrunners discuss series ahead of Apple Music debut

Monday August 07, 2017

In a new interview published on Monday, the minds behind "Carpool Karaoke: The Series" talk about the bit's breakout success, transforming the segment into a full-fledged TV series and why Apple Music was the right fit.

Apple's 2017 Back to School for Europe offers free wireless Beats with Macs & iPad Pros

Monday August 07, 2017

Apple on Monday launched its 2017 Back to School promotions for a number of European countries, offering free wireless Beats headphones with the purchase of a Mac or iPad Pro on top of existing educational discounts.

Coach refreshes Apple Watch band lineup with six new models, stock reload of older bands

Monday August 07, 2017

Coach has updated its Apple Watch band collection for the fall, with six new combinations of colors and designs.

Apple Maps transit coverage grows in Australia, may be coming soon to Ireland

Monday August 07, 2017

Apple's Australian Maps transit coverage has expanded to large sections of the states of Queensland and Western Australia, and may be poised to come to Ireland in the near future.

Review: Mantiz MZ-02 enclosure is a stylish Thunderbolt 3 dock and eGPU enclosure in one

Monday August 07, 2017

A few of the external GPU solutions are aimed at the gamer crowd -- and look like it too. The Mantiz MZ-02 is one of a new generation of enclosures, aimed at boosting graphics performance with the addition of a PCI-E GPU to a Thunderbolt 3-equipped machine and eschewing any stereotypical gamer branding.

Intel details new batch of i9 processors, none destined for Apple's iMac Pro

Monday August 07, 2017

Intel has expanded its Core series of processors with nine new X-series models, but none of them are likely to be in the iMac Pro, given what Apple has said about the system.

Verizon offers Apple Music discounts with controversial 'Up' rewards program

Monday August 07, 2017

U.S. carrier Verizon is offering people in its new Up rewards program discounts on Apple Music -- with the tradeoff of handing over personal tracking data.

Fifth betas of iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, tvOS 11, and WatchOS 4 available to developers

Monday August 07, 2017

Two weeks after its last update, Apple has updated all four of its developer betas, with fifth releases of iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, tvOS 11, and WatchOS 4

Apple starts hiring for ninth Japanese store, based in Kyoto

Monday August 07, 2017

Apple is preparing to launch a new store in Kyoto, Japan, newly-published job listings reveal -- just its ninth in the entire country, despite a years-long presence there.

Deals: 2017 13" MacBook Pro for $1,399 ($100 off); $80 off Adobe Photoshop & Premiere Elements 15; high-end 15" MacBook Pro $2,299 ($500 off)

Monday August 07, 2017

Kicking off the week, Apple authorized resellers are knocking $100 off Mid 2017 13-inch MacBook Pros. Shoppers can also pick up Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 and Premiere Elements 15 for $69.95 today only. Apple's high-end Late 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro with Radeon 455 graphics is $500 off with no tax outside NY and NJ as well.

Copper-colored 'iPhone 8' pops up on Chinese social media, provenance unknown

Monday August 07, 2017

More posts from Chinese social media have popped up, purporting to show a new copper color for the forthcoming "iPhone 8" -- but it is unclear if the pictures are legitimate parts or mockups.

Viral YouTube video of plane-to-plane AirDrop bogus, deleted by author

Monday August 07, 2017

A viral video allegedly depicting a pilot sending a photo of another plane a long-distance AirDrop has been refuted by the recipient's airline, and has been deleted.

Apple joins Instagram to push 'Shot on iPhone' marketing campaign

Monday August 07, 2017

Apple on Monday created an official account on Facebook's Instagram, leveraging it for a long-running campaign promoting the iPhone's camera technology.

Pre-orders for Sylvania Smart+ A19 Full Color Light Bulb start, more HomeKit devices coming

Monday August 07, 2017

Sylvania has launched pre-orders for its Smart+ A19 Full Color Light Bulb, and is adding more HomeKit bulbs, and accessories in the near future.

Apple could buy into Bollywood video content with Eros Group deal

Monday August 07, 2017

Apple is reportedly among several companies in talks to buy up the complete film and music library of Eros Group, an Indian movie production studio with a number of famous Bollywood hits.

Foxconn exec's social media post claims high rejection rate for 'iPhone 8' OLED screens

Monday August 07, 2017

A social media posting by a known Foxconn executive claims that the supply chain for the "iPhone 8" is having difficulty with producing acceptable quantities of the OLED screen for the device, and is claiming a 40 percent defect rate because of custom cuts in the substrate that Apple is demanding for the device.

Watch: 'iPhone 8' cameras might record 4K video at 60fps, feature 'SmartCam' AI

Sunday August 06, 2017

Leaked code suggests both front and rear facing iPhone 8 cameras could be capable of recording 4K video at 60 frames per second, while a new feature dubbed "SmartCam" dynamically adjusts capture settings according to scene type.

Apple's 'iPhone 8' may do facial recognition while laying on tables & desks

Sunday August 06, 2017

Code found in Apple's HomePod firmware may suggest that the "iPhone 8's" facial recognition system -- internally dubbed "Pearl" -- will be able to scan someone and unlock a device while it's resting on a flat surface, instead of forcing users to pick it up and aim the camera.

Apple's single sign-on feature gains nearly 440 new providers

Sunday August 06, 2017

Apple's running list of providers offering support for single sign-on streaming authentication grew exponentially this week with the addition of 438 cable and satellite television companies, including firms offering services in Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.