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Topic: General

Here's what you need to know about lossless Amazon Music Unlimited HD

09/17/2019, 11:09 am

Amazon has introduced a new lossless audio streaming service titled "Amazon Music Unlimited HD" for those who want to experience their music at a higher quality.

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NBC 'Peacock' streaming service expected in 2020 with 15,000 hours of content

09/17/2019, 11:09 am

NBCUniversal has revealed more details about its upcoming competitor to Apple TV+, including the initial launch content lineup for the service when it goes live in 2020, as well as officially naming the video streaming offering after its logo - 'Peacock.'

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Apple proposes car hinges with force feedback, user-unlockable delivery trucks

09/17/2019, 10:09 am

Apple's potential future car could have force feedback systems added to the door hinges to prevent them from being opened too far, while the suggestion of lockable storage in a vehicle opens the door to automated and secured delivery trucks unlocked by iPhones.

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Apple car could be recharged by a vehicle-seeking robot in your garage

09/17/2019, 09:09 am

Apple's future car from 'Project Titan' could be accompanied by an accessory for the home to help recharge the electric vehicle, consisting of a small robot capable of hooking the car up to an electrical point below the vehicle to acquire more power.

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Apple argues that $14.4B EU tax order 'defies reality'

09/17/2019, 06:09 am

Apple has begun its appeal against the European Union's ruling that required it to pay Ireland $14.4 billion in back taxes, saying the EU order was flawed.

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Apple suppliers said to invest $1B in India to meet worldwide production needs

09/16/2019, 10:09 pm

Apple is reportedly on the verge of investing some $1 billion in India manufacturing assets through partners like Taiwan-based Foxconn, resurrecting rumors that the tech giant is looking to expand production capabilities beyond China.

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Apple called 'modern tape pirate' in copyright lawsuit

09/16/2019, 09:09 pm

Apple and two music distribution companies with which it contracts were labeled as "modern tape pirates" in a copyright infringement lawsuit last week, with the plaintiff claiming iTunes currently sells at least 98 recordings without a proper license.

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Apple's appeal against $14.4B EU & Ireland tax payment is this week

09/16/2019, 08:09 am

Apple is due to head to the European Union General Court over its tax affairs this week, with the iPhone maker set to commence arguments on Tuesday to reverse a ruling by the European Commission that caused it to pay Ireland 13 billion euros ($14.4 billion) in back taxes.

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Apple's internal 'Overton' AI tool helps with Siri's development

09/14/2019, 11:09 am

Apple has offered details of an internal development tool titled "Overton," a system for monitoring and improving machine learning applications such as how Siri determines results for queries, by handling the lower-level tasks and allowing engineers to focus more on higher-level concepts.

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Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as streaming wars heat up

09/13/2019, 05:09 pm

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Friday announced his resignation from Apple's board of directors, a move that comes just two months before the two companies will go head-to-head in the highly competitive video streaming business.

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Antitrust committee demands Apple, Amazon, Facebook & Google internal documents

09/13/2019, 11:09 am

The House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee has sent letters requesting internal documentation and correspondence from four major tech giants in the US, including Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook.

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Apple's first Latin American flagship to open in Mexico City on Sept. 27

09/12/2019, 07:09 pm

Apple is putting the finishing touches on its first Latin American flagship store, with the Mexico City outlet slated to open its doors to the public in late September.

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Apple updates 'Sign in with Apple' & kids privacy rules for developers

09/12/2019, 02:09 pm

Apple has released new updates outlining the deadlines for implementing both "Sign in with Apple" as well as complying with Apple's new regulations for children's apps.

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Slack now has dark mode on macOS, here's how to turn it on

09/12/2019, 12:09 pm

Much to the relief of night owls everywhere, Slack has finally released a dark mode for macOS, Windows, and Linux. Here's how to banish the white background, and head over to the dark.

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Sonos One SL and Sonos Port now available for purchase

09/12/2019, 10:09 am

Announced earlier in September, the Sonos One SL and Sonos Port AirPlay 2 speakers are now available for purchase.

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HomePod gains multi-user support, ambient noise generator, live radio this fall

09/11/2019, 10:09 am

The HomePod is gaining a number of new features later this year via software updates, including support for recognizing up to six different voices and personalizing the experience, radio stations, and a collection of ambient sounds.

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Patent troll targets iOS and Mac app update system in lawsuit

09/10/2019, 10:09 pm

Apple is once again in the crosshairs of non-practicing entity Uniloc, which on Tuesday filed a complaint alleging the tech giant's app update mechanisms in iOS and macOS infringe on a patent developed by Philips.

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Protect your AirPods and Beats cans with Apple's new 'AppleCare+ for Headphones'

09/10/2019, 09:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday added a new aftermarket service option for its quickly expanding line of headphones. Called "AppleCare+ for Headphones," the extended warranty adds two years of coverage and two incidents of accidental coverage for a fairly reasonable price.

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Details of Apple's rumored AR headset revealed in iOS 13 GM

09/10/2019, 08:09 pm

Apple "leaked" strings of code, entire frameworks and "read me" files related to its widely-rumored augmented reality headset with Tuesday's iOS 13 Gold Master release and Xcode beta, revealing a few details about the project that was reportedly put on ice earlier this year.

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Over 1.8 million people watched Apple's iPhone event live on YouTube

09/10/2019, 06:09 pm

For the first time, Apple fans were able to tune into the company's annual iPhone unveiling live via YouTube. The strategy appears to have paid off, with nearly two million viewers tuning in to watch CEO Tim Cook and others unveil a host of new hardware live from Cupertino.

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