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2019

Tips: How to use Do Not Disturb in iOS 12 with your iPhone

Thursday February 28, 2019

Since iOS 6, our iPhones have had a Do Not Disturb feature, and if you don't use it overnight, still you may have seen it automatically start whenever you're driving. This seemingly simple feature actually comes with many options, though, and is far more useful than it first seems.

If Qualcomm wants its 5G modems in the 2020 iPhone, it has to wrap up the legal battles now

Thursday February 28, 2019

Qualcomm may miss out on an opportunity to supply 5G modems for the 2020 iPhones, Barclays suggests, warning the window to make the necessary arrangements to provide the components is narrowing, with matters not helped by the chip producer's ongoing legal activity with Apple.

Ultra-exclusive BeatsX + Sacai headphones to go on sale in Paris March 4

Thursday February 28, 2019

Apple's Beats is linking with a Japanese fashion brand, Sacai, to sell a special-edition BeatsX -- but you may have to book a ticket to France to have a shot at it.

An Apple smart glove could make typing on an iPad screen easier and more comfortable

Thursday February 28, 2019

Typing on an iPad, iPhone, or other low-travel surface like a MacBook Pro keyboard could be made easier and more comfortable, with Apple suggesting that smart gloves could squeeze the finger slightly to change the sensation.

Apple announces new Girls Who Code partnership to mark International Women's Day

Thursday February 28, 2019

Apple is planning a marketing push in recognition of International Women's Day on March 8, including a new partnership with Girls Who Code.

Airbnb, American Airlines, Dexcom & others getting Siri Shortcuts

Thursday February 28, 2019

Several prominent apps have gained Siri Shortcuts compatibility this week, and more prominent names are coming between March and April.

Foldable iPhone heating system could prevent damage in cold weather

Thursday February 28, 2019

Cold weather will make OLED screens brittle, and will pose a problem for bendable phones. Apple is working on a series of sensors and micro-heaters to keep a foldable iPhone warm, to prevent damage.

Two new iPads get certification in India ahead of March 25 press event

Thursday February 28, 2019

Two unknown iPad models have gained certification from the Bureau of Indian Standards, backing reports of an imminent iPad refresh.

Apple's new podcast metadata rules ban episode numbers, threaten removal [u: episode numbers permitted]

Thursday February 28, 2019

Apple has contacted the makers of podcasts hosted on iTunes and details how they should write the metadata that details the show, episode and so on, with the biggest changes forbidding podcast show names in titles as well as banning episode numbers.

Apple shipped 9.2M Apple Watch units in Q4 2018 to capture half of market, report says

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Fresh statistics from research firm Strategy Analytics show Apple retained its position as the clear leader in the smartwatch sector, with Apple Watch capturing 51 percent of the market during the fourth quarter of 2018.

Apple policies against data collection an advantage in digital health market, Cook says

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday again denounced the practice of collecting user data for monetary gain, saying that the tech giant's policies against such initiatives give it an edge in the burgeoning digital health industry.

Apple confirms layoff of 190 people from self-driving car project

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Apple on Wednesday confirmed plans to lay off 190 people from its self-driving car project, known as Project Titan, namely from facilities in Santa Clara and Sunnyvale, Calif.

End-of-month deals: $1,099 13" MacBook Pros, $239 iPads, $689 2018 iPad Pros, $999 loaded MacBooks

Wednesday February 27, 2019

It's back! Apple authorized reseller B&H Photo is slashing the price of Apple's current 13-inch MacBook Pro (non-Touch Bar) to just $1,099 after a $200 cash discount. Apple iPads are also on sale starting at $239.95, HomePods are $100 off, and time is running out to save $600 on loaded 12-inch MacBooks.

New FAA rules banning fully charged lithium-ion batteries as cargo won't stop you from using iPhones on flights

Wednesday February 27, 2019

The United States Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration has introduced rules banning lithium-ion batteries from being included as cargo on flights with passengers on safety grounds, and has applied a new and more restrictive maximum charge limit, but the rule change does not directly affect iPhone or iPad owners and other device users.

Cellebrite iPhone hacking tools selling on eBay for as little as $100

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Meant to be used only by law enforcement, Cellebrite hacking tools for iPhones and other smartphones are reportedly selling on eBay for sums as low as $100.

NHL 'Shot on iPhone' campaign displays player-taken photographs outside arenas

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Apple is once again using its "Shot on iPhone" campaign to highlight the camera quality of its smartphone range, this time in a partnership with the NHL that involves billboards outside arenas featuring photographs taken by the team's players.

The best apps for editing and redacting PDFs on your iPad or iPhone

Wednesday February 27, 2019

The iPad and iPhone have always been great for reading PDFs, and lately Apple has added more tools for annotating them. Yet, there are third-party alternatives that are so exceptionally good that you need them whenever you're working with PDFs.

Antelope ships USB-C Edge Go mic with bundled emulation tools

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Antelope Audio on Wednesday launched the Edge Go, a product it claims is the "world's first bus-powered modeling microphone," capable of running entirely off a Mac's USB-C port.

Apple spotlights iPad Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Logic Pro X in music & theater education

Wednesday February 27, 2019

In what Apple is calling a first in a series of looks at innovative technology use in the classroom, the company is highlighting how its products are used for production of music and theater at the Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts.

Apple pulls duplicate App Store VoIP titles accused of exploiting search categories

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Apple has scrubbed a number of VoIP apps from the App Store following a report that some developers were creating clones to capture more search traffic.