Apple Announces Battery Replacement Program for 13-inch MacBook Pro

Battery replacement programs are all the rage these days (if you’re Apple), and it looks like the company is opening a new program for one of its MacBooks.

iPhone SE 2 Could Launch in May with A10 Fusion Chip and Wireless Charging

It looks like that the successor of iPhone SE could be  coming next month.
MacRumors noted that the reliable Japanese blog Mac Otakara spoke (Google Translate) with case makers at the Global Sources Mobile Electronics trade show in Hong Kong this week.

Apple to Launch Two 6.1-Inch iPhones in 2018

According to a new report from MacRumors, Apple is about to launch three new iPhones this year: A true successor to the iPhone X, a larger 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus with an OLED display, and then a 6.1-inch iPhone equipped with an LCD panel.

Russia Asks Apple to Remove Telegram From App Store

After banning Telegram, the Russian government has now sent requests to Apple and Google to remove the messaging app from their respective app stores. The Federal Service for Supervision of Communications or Roskomnadzor banned Telegram in the country on the orders of a Russian court.

Apple seeds second betas of iOS 11.4, tvOS 11.4, and watchOS 4.3.1

Today, Apple officially seeded the second developer beta of iOS 11.4. As is par for the course with these types of beta seeds, the new software is available to developers who have registered for the developer program, and it can be downloaded and installed via Apple’s dedicated developer site, or as an over-the-air (OTA) update on devices that have already had their configuration profiles approved.

Gold iPhone X Images Leaked

The FCC appears to have leaked photos of an unreleased gold iPhone X. The document, filed by Apple back on September 8, 2017 and made available on April 2, 2018, is entitled,  "A1865_A1902_A1903_A1901_External_Photos_v1.1". The A1865 model is the GSM + CDMA iPhone X, the A1901 is GSM only, and the A1902 model is for Japan.

Fortnite new update kicks out users using jailbroken devices

If you have a jailbroken device and you play the well known online Fortnite game you should be careful because the developers behind the game Epic Games just released a new update that will kick out any users using jailbroken devices.

Apple Disabling Ambient Light Sensor on iPhone 8 and iPhone X Units with Genuine Replacement Display

The aftermarket repair community is reporting that the iOS 11.3 software update renders touch functionality inoperable for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus with a non-genuine display. One high-volume third-party repair shop told AppleInsider earlier this week that about one in three screen repairs done on the iPhone 8 family were having the problem.

iPhone 8 (PRODUCT)RED edition available to order tomorrow ahead of Friday launch

As rumored, Apple today announced a Product(RED) iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus that will go on sale online tomorrow (April 10) and hit the stores on April 13. Sadly, the company has not announced a Product(RED) edition of the iPhone X which will disappoint many.

Snapchat’s Exclusive iPhone X AR Lenses Are Now Available

Snapchat on Friday launched a trio of iPhone X-exclusive lenses it promised months ago. They include a Mardi Gras-esque mask, a Day of the Dead skull and a gold-plated eye cover, The Verge said. Taking advantage of TrueDepth camera hardware and Apple’s APIs, the app tracks 50+ facial muscles in real time, including movements in the eyelids and mouth.

Apple Music Now Has 40 Million Subscribers

Apple Music has surpassed 40 million paid subscribers, according to Apple content director Steven Huon. That’s up at least 2 million from the latest number shared on March 12 by SVP Eddy Cue, during a SXSW conference.

iOS 11.4 beta [All New & Hidden features]

As we reported to you a few hours ago, Apple released iOS 11.4 beta to developers and it comes with handful features and bugs fixes. In this post we are going to take a look at all the new and hidden features in iOS 11.4 beta.

Public betas of iOS 11.4 and tvOS 11.4 with AirPlay 2 and Messages in iCloud now available

Apple seeded iOS 11.4 beta 1 to developers earlier today. We take a look at all the new and hidden features that will be available in the upcoming update. That's not all also Apple seeded public betas of tvOS 11.4 with AirPlay 2 and messages in iCloud.

Apple Releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.4

Apple released macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 with support for external graphics processors, and support for Business Chat conversations in Messages as the two tentpole features. This release also contains a number of additional features, as well as bug fixes and stability improvements.

Apple Releases iOS 11.3 for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch [Download]

On Thursday, March 29, 2018, Apple released the iOS 11.3 software update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with battery health assessment in Settings, the ability to disable Apple’s controversial CPU throttling at will and other new features.

Foxconn Acquiring Belkin, Linksys, and Wemo for $866 Million

Foxconn Interconnect Technology, a Foxconn subsidiary, is acquiring popular accessory maker Belkin for $866 million in cash, the companies jointly announced on Monday. The deal will also include other brands in the Belkin portfolio, including Linksys, Wemo, and Phyn.

Apple’s Newest Ad Promotes the iPhone X and Apple Pay Cash

A new Apple ad aired on Saturday illustrates how simple and convenient it is buy something from a friend using Apple Pay Cash. This fifteen-second ad is the continuation of Fly Market, another ad that aired a few days ago.

Apple is Working on a Foldable iPhone for Release in 2020 [Report]

A Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst concluded Friday, based on checks with suppliers, that the Cupertino technology giant is actually working on a foldable iPhone for release in 2020.

A Privacy Bug Related to Siri Can Read Out Third-Party App Messages Even When iPhone is Locked

Brazilian outlet Mac Magazine today reported (Google Translate) on a newly-discovered privacy bug (it affects all iOS 11 versions, including the upcoming iOS 11.3 update) that allows Siri to read hidden notifications from messaging apps on a locked device.

Apple Seeds macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 Beta 6 to Developers

Apple on Monday issued the sixth beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 to developers. Registered developers can download the beta through Apple’s developer center, or it can be installed using the Update mechanism in the Mac App Store.
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